Will the App Automatic Change the Way You Drive?

RelayRides blogger Eric Rosenberg reviews the Automatic app and explains why it may be worth purchasing. What Is Automatic? Automatic is an app and hardware tool that plugs into your car to give your more information about your car’s health and your driving style. Nearly every car built since 1996 has an ODB port, or...
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Finding the Money to Fund Your Passion

RelayRides blogger and personal finance expert, Amanda L. Grossman, shares a member story about how you can help fund your passion with an easy side gig. Each of us has something we are passionate about. For some, it’s following a football team or something else that is relatively cheap such as riding bicycles. For others, it’s...
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How Personal Finance is Different for Millennial

RelayRides blogger Eric Rosenberg is a Millennial who takes personal finances very seriously. It is easier than ever to use free resources online with the click of a button. If you were born between the early 1980s and early 2000s, you get the mixed blessings of being born into the Millennial Generation. While Millennials have...
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5 Ways to Treat Dad on the Cheap This Father’s Day

Father’s day is coming up soon, and RelayRides blogger Eric Rosenberg has some great ideas for fun with Dad on a budget. Father’s day is coming up quick, and all over the country we are thinking of ways to make our Dad happy on his big day. While the day has gained a reputation as...
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How to Road Trip with Kids in Tow

RelayRides blogger Amanda L. Grossman shares affordable options for making your next road trip with the kids a memorable one (in a good way). Have you decided that instead of watching National Lampoon’s Vacation for the umpteenth time, it’s time to actually take your own family on a road trip adventure? If you’ve got the kiddos in...
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How to Stay Financially Afloat During Your First Job

RelayRides blogger Amanda L. Grossman shares tips for how to stay financially afloat during your first job. You’ve scored your first job out of college. Bravo, you! Getting a job right out of college, and specifically in this economy, is something to celebrate. And while your first paycheck might feel like a huge amount of...
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5 Myths About Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing

Still on the fence about making money renting your car? RelayRides blogger Amanda L. Grossman dispels 5 myths about peer-to-peer car sharing. Unless you’ve been living out in the middle of nowhere like that Alaskan Bush family, then you know the sharing economy is blooming with all sorts of earning potential for each of us...
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Top Five US Summer Travel Destinations

RelayRides blogger Amanda L. Grossman shares the top 5 US travel destinations as well as suggested RelayRides vehicles to get you around affordably. I grew up on a family-run dairy farm. There was little money for extras, and time off for travel was a luxury. Each year I pined for Memorial Day because it marks...
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Checklist: Things to Do If You Lose Your Job

Losing your job is tough. So, we asked RelayRides blogger and personal finance expert, Eric Rosenberg, for advice on how to manage unemployment. There are few things more terrifying to Americans than the dreaded pink slip. While mass layoffs are not big in the news these days, they are never over. The Bureau of Labor...
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Cheaper Options in the Most Expensive Cities to Rent a Car

RelayRides blogger Amanda L. Grossman is a master of the art of frugal traveling, so we asked her to share how to avoid pricy rental cars this summer. Prices vary wildly depending upon where you are in the United States. For example, gas right now averages $3.42/gallon here in Houston, TX, but it is $3.89/gallon...
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