Car leases and laundry detergents | Advice

Dear Mary: I’m so confused by laundry products, particularly detergents. Are powders better than liquid? Is the word “ultra” just hype? Thanks.

Dear Cindy: Here’s the scoop on laundry detergent: Typically, the word “ultra” means the product has been concentrated to fit into a smaller box. The problem is, unless you read the label and carefully measure and experiment to find the least amount that works for you, you’ll probably dump in the same amount you have in the past. Not good.

A product that has fabric softener added isn’t going to clean or soften as well, but it’s generally cheaper than buying two different products.

If a product says it has more stain fighters, it contains enzymes to dissolve stains better, but you’ll still have to pretreat heavy stains. Detergents with enzymes usually cost more than those without.

Typically, liquid detergents are more expensive and work better

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Get Involved – Advice For the Entry Level Drag Racer

So you have the car and the desire but you currently lack the right direction in where to show off your hot rod. Pointing newcomers in the right direction is something I can assist with. However, the desire to put forth an effort and build a suitable car that you enjoy is truly in your hands. Assuming you already have the race car, then you are right on your way to being ready to make your drag strip debut.

Making the choice to take your car to the drag strip is a wise one. The alternate, illegal street racing is just that: illegal, reckless, and deadly. Driving on public roads is a privilege, not a right. So always consider the consequences of driving reckless on the streets and understand you put your and innocent bystanders’ lives at risk.

The National Hot Rod Associate (NHRA) was founded over 50 years ago … Read More

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Foreign Sport Technician of Santa Monica, California Offers Advice on Purchasing Sports Cars

Foreign Sport Technician of Santa Monica, California Offers Important Advice on Purchasing A Pre-Owned Ferrari, Masserati, and Porsches.

Tech Tip – Purchasing Pre-Owned Foreign Exotic Sports Cars, A Tech’s Perspective

Having specialized in service & repair of foreign exotic sports cars such as Ferrari, Maserati, BMW, Lamborghini, and Porsche in Los Angeles, California for the last 35 years, I am commonly asked to serve as consultant, mechanic, psychologist, and hand holder by clients who are contemplating the purchase of a “pre-owned” foreign exotic sports car. The following is a method that I use when inspecting a foreign sports car being considered for purchase.

Learning About The Sports Car Driver

The first question is to determine how you intend to utilize the car. Will you be driving it only on the weekends, or daily? Areas with heavy traffic such as Los Angeles, California can impact a certain performance vehicles over the … Read More

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Online Shopping Benefits and Advice

Thinking about online shopping, today more people are shopping online than ever before. There is a number of reasons why there is such an interest and attraction to buying online, convenience, shopping at your finger tips right from your computer, diversity of products for sale. A lot of online shopping sites have become quite adept in offering their customers an unique shopping experience. Here is a list of general rules I follow when buying online.

1. Search for well known established online shopping sites, that offer a great variety of products with ease of navigation, well defined product descriptions, sales on products, discounts, value deals and specials. If you enjoy browsing through an online shopping site the more the diverse that better your experience will be.

2. Bookmark sites that you enjoy or are of interest to you, especially if you are searching for specific items to buy. In particular … Read More

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Hire Purchase Loans Advice

If you want a cheap way to pay for a major financial item, then you should look at the possibilities of hire purchase. Hire purchase can help you to buy expensive items with cheap monthly payments, thereby allowing you to get the things you want more quickly. If you are tired of waiting to save your money for expensive items, then here is some information about hire purchase loans.

What is hire purchase?

Hire purchase is a form of lending, whereby you obtain goods and then pay back what you owe over a period of time. You pay a deposit, and then pay back part of the cost in monthly installments, adding interest. Then at the end of the loan term you decide whether or not you want to keep the item. If you want to buy the item outright, you settle the remaining balance. If not, you simply give … Read More

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Tips, Tricks, And Advice On Auto Insurance

Don’t put yourself at risk of the financial burden by not having auto insurance for yourself or your teen drivers! Having auto insurance protects you and helps offset costs, should you be in a car accident. Use the following tips to pick the right auto insurance company to fit you or your teen driver’s needs.

As you choose car insurance, be sure to properly protect yourself when it comes to liability for property damage and bodily injury. The right amount of coverage in this area can make a big difference in the event of an accident. Not having enough coverage can leave you with a lawsuit that can be hard to recover from.

When insuring a teenage driver, lower your car insurance costs by asking about all the eligible discounts. Insurance companies generally have a discount for good students, teenage drivers with good driving records, and teenage drivers who have … Read More

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