6 Tips for Staying Safe on a Summer Road Trip

There’s nothing like hitting the open road during the summer on an unforgettable journey. Before you get caught up planning your next trip, don’t overlook safety on the road this summer. Here are some easy safety precautions you can take to remain safe when far from home, brought to you by the staff at American […]

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5 Tips for Getting Insurance for a Used Vehicle

Choosing a preowned car over a new car can be a great value. Along with a lower sticker price, a used car means less interest paid on a car loan, and it can also mean lower San Diego auto insurance premiums. Buying auto insurance for a used vehicle is almost the same as buying coverage […]

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Interesting Facts About Auto Insurance [Infographic]

For drivers in San Diego, auto insurance is an obvious concern, and there are various things that could influence the cost of a policy, ranging from the frequency of vehicle theft in your area to your credit report. Here is an infographic featuring some fascinating facts about car insurance you should know about.

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Advantages & Disadvantages of Starting a Business with a Close Friend

Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs were good friends when they set out to revolutionize personal computing in 1976. Although their friendship eventually became strained, there is no question the business they developed, known today as Apple, has been successful beyond their expectations. Other examples of friendships that resulted in wildly successful business ventures include Ben […]

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How to Manage Sexual Harassment If You Run a Small Business

Even though the #MeToo movement was motivated by the stories of women who experienced workplace harassment and abuse at the hands of major Hollywood players, politicians, and high-profile executives, small business owners should not assume these situations will never take place in their companies. In a February 2018 article published by the Harvard Business Review, […]

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Things to Think About Before Getting Solar Panels for a House

The cost of solar panels continues to fall as the number of installations increases across Southern California. Solar panels can dramatically reduce your energy costs and help you live a green lifestyle, but installing them on your roof is a big decision. Here are several important things to consider before installing a solar panel system […]

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3 Ways to Keep a Car Cool in the Summertime

During the height of the San Diego summer, your car’s interior could reach dangerous temperatures. After just an hour in 70-degree weather, the inside of a car can reach 113 degrees. When parked in direct sunlight, the interior can reach up to 200 degrees. The San Diego car insurance experts at American Tri-Star want to […]

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How to Make Your Car Last Longer

Car owners are keeping their vehicles longer than ever with the average age of a car on the road now exceeding 11 years. With proper maintenance, almost any car can last for more than 200,000 miles, potentially saving you tens of thousands of dollars over the next few decades. The staff at American Tri-Star, a […]

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Essential Dos & Don’ts When Addressing Customer Reviews

Customer reviews are an important aspect of expanding the online reputation of a business. Most people report their buying decisions are influenced by online customer reviews, but encouraging reviews of your business can be a double-edged sword when you receive negative feedback online. The staff at American Tri-Star, a leading provider of San Diego commercial […]

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4 Details You Should Know Before You Join a Car Sharing Service

There was a time when car ownership was considered an important element of the American Dream. These days, some drivers have mixed feelings about owning a car. Earlier this year, renowned luxury automaker BMW launched a new subscription service for drivers willing to pay $2,000 a month and get behind the wheel of a new car […]

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