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August 21st, 2018 by The Insurance Buffet

3 Tips for Choosing a Mobile Card Reader for Your Business

Mobile card readers offer business owners an easy and convenient way to accept point of sale payments from customers. Mobile card readers connect to a tablet or smartphone to accept debit or credit card payments. The device is typically associated with a mobile app on the tablet or smartphone and can produce e-receipts, invoicing and sales tax calculations. If you’re thinking about adding this convenient... Read Article

What You Should Know About ‘Windshield Bullies’

If you need to repair or replace the car’s windshield due to damage, choose a reputable vehicle service shop. There is a growing fraud problem with “glass harvesters” or “windshield bullies,” who try to pressure consumers into making unnecessary repairs. What’s a windshield bully?Unfortunately, some vehicle glass repair and replacement companies use extremely aggressive sales tactics and hire people who approach consumers in a pushy... Read Article

Can You Guess The Real Cost of a Fender Bender?

Crunch. Uh-oh… it’s the unmistakable sound of a fender-bender. When a car rear-ends you in a parking lot, there’s a lot that races through your mind… including, “How much is this going to cost?” Unfortunately, with today’s high-tech cars, a minor impact doesn’t always mean minor damage. That bumper may look like just another piece of plastic… but the real price of repairing or replacing... Read Article

4 Brilliant Ways to Keep Kids Occupied on Road Trips

“How much longer?” “Are we there yet?” “I’m bored!” Do these phrases sound familiar? If you’ve gone on a long road trip with your children, you may have heard them before. Those rides to your family’s favorite far-away spot can mean spending several hours – or even days – in the car. They’ll also leave you wondering how to keep your kids occupied and test... Read Article

Could Your Bike Helmet Pass This Test?

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety estimates that bicycle helmets can reduce the odds of a head injury by 50 percent. But if you’ve shopped for one lately, it can make your head spin. With hundreds of helmets ranging in style, capability and price… how do you choose? A first-of-its-kind research study conducted by the IIHS and Virginia Tech hopes to change that and make... Read Article