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Dollars & Sense

  • Negotiating a settlement with the typical claims adjuster
    By Dan Baldyga
    Posted Mar 14th 2003 3:30AM
    The typical claims adjuster will say or do whatever it takes to minimize your injuries and your pain in suffering.
    The author tells you about his techniques and how to handle this individual's subterfuges.
  • Special for the Visitors to Expediters
    By Dan Baldyga
    Posted Mar 11th 2003 3:30AM
    The author offers words of advice on the techniques of dealing with a "Legal Beagle" in a personal injury case.
  • Income Tax Time, Part II
    By PBS Tax & Bookkeeping
    Posted Mar 10th 2003 3:00AM
    We're now well into the tax filing season and if you are not ready, it's time to get motivated. The experts at PBS have some advice and timely tips to keep you on-time and the IRS content.
  • Trucking In The Digital World
    By Rene Tankersley, Feature Editor
    Posted Jan 6th 2003 9:00AM
    The newest offerings in trucking software allow the professional driver to keep better records and make more informed decisions by using the latest in technology.
  • Retirement Planning and Tax Tips
    By PBS Tax & Bookkeeping Service
    Posted Dec 18th 2002 8:00AM
    The helpful folks at PBS have trucking-related and general info tax tips to pass along.
  • Protecting Your Financial Privacy
    By Gary Foreman
    Posted Dec 3rd 2002 10:00AM
    Criminals have learned to take your personal information and use it to commit identity theft. In 1998 that was made a federal crime. Over 1 million people will be victimized this year.
  • Your Insurance Claim - medical insights and expenses
    By Dan Baldyga
    Posted Nov 22nd 2002 8:00AM
    It's a proven fact that the vast majority of truck accidents cause minor injuries. While bodily injury pain can be specifically measured, the limits of what you can endure cannot.
  • Scrooge's Christmas List
    By Gary Foreman
    Posted Nov 12th 2002 5:00AM
    Part of the problem for all of us is that most of the people that we buy for already enjoy material wealth. They truly "don't need anything".
  • Top 10 ways to waste money on the road
    By Rene Tankersley, Feature Editor
    Posted Nov 10th 2002 3:00AM
    Do you really need a $600 CB with enough power to reach the moon? Owner-operators' opinions vary, but they all agree on one thing – if you can't afford it, don't buy it
  • PrePass: What is it and does it benefit the expediter?
    By Lee Kurtzmann
    Posted Oct 30th 2002 4:00AM
    The PrePass web site even estimates the time saving for the PrePass user (based on 3 scale stops bypassed in a day) at 7.5% improvement in driving time, daily and weekly.