Last Friday, I had to travel down to Virginia to meet my new boss and submit some paperwork to the security office. I had the option to take the metro or drive, but since it was in the early afternoon (with low traffic), I decided to drive. Well, I … [Read more...] about Hit and Run: Had to Use Our Uninsured Motorist Coverage
You see Carfax mentioned everywhere. Everyone tells you to use them when shopping for a used car, right? They're a household name for vehicle history reports, but I have a secret to share. You know that we just sold our Chevy Malibu a couple weeks … [Read more...] about You can’t trust that Carfax report!
Last Wednesday, my wife got into a car accident, before the check even cleared for the last payment on the car (I posted the article early Thursday). The Malibu had minor damage, and the other driver, luckily, claimed full responsibility. Rather … [Read more...] about Geico Accident Wrapup: In and out in 5 minutes
Just this morning, I posted about how we had an accident with our Chevy Malibu yesterday (I actually wrote it last night as Stacie was filing the claim). The other girl, Katherine, has Geico as her insurance carrier, so we filed the claim through … [Read more...] about Accident Update: Geico is fast!
Just 4 days ago, we paid off the last $3,300 on our Chevy Malibu. But what can go wrong, will go wrong. We were so proud that the car was finally ours. But something bad happened on the beltway today (and this time, I wasn't in the car!) I got … [Read more...] about Murphy’s Law: Pay off your car, get into an accident
A friend in our church group informed us of a scam following a major fire that destroyed his daughter's townhouse in rural Maryland. During Thanksgiving weekend last year, a fire started in a neighboring townhouse. The fire department fought down the … [Read more...] about Beware of insurance scams following a major home fire