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ADVICE: How to make sure our car doesn’t ruin our finances

The purchase of a vehicle is usually the second most important financial decision we have to make after our house. It is not uncommon, therefore, that the car becomes a source of significant debt in the household. In an ideal world, we would have no debt. That said, for many households, a car loan is required, and if we have ...

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Practical advice on winter tires

winter tire tips

Winter in Quebec is not easy, we all know this. It tends to drag on, and if we are a motorist, it certainly complicates our travels on the roads. Since 2008, it is mandatory to have tires specifically designed for winter use, a fact that provides at least some reassurance that other drivers around us are operating a car with ...

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Winter tires versus all-season tires: how to choose

winter tires vs all-season tires

It has now been nine years since motorists in Montreal and elsewhere in Quebec are obligated to equip their vehicles with tires specifically designed for winter. These proper tires are identifiable by the presence of a pictograph of a mountain with a snowflake on the tire’s sidewall. To receive this emblem, a tire must conform to the standards established by ...

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Here are five tips to save fuel

Drivers have surely noticed in the last few weeks that the price of gas has gone down. It was about time many will say, and others would concur. That said, it’s still not a bad idea to try and maximize each tank of gas, even if the price of said gas is lower. The following tips will help you do ...

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