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  • Go-to checklists to help keep all your wedding planning in order

    Go-to checklists to help keep all your wedding planning in order
    BUDGET GUIDE In debt is no way to start a marriage. Follow this guide to stay over the moon – and under your budget – while planning your wedding. The numbers below are general estimates; adjust as necessary to fit your wedding’s style...
  • The Connecticut International Auto Show: 150,000 Square Feet of Cars, Exhibits & Fun!

    The Connecticut International Auto Show: 150,000 Square Feet of Cars, Exhibits & Fun!
    The Connecticut International Auto Show is gearing up for another great event Nov. 11-13 at the Connecticut Convention Center. The newest 2012 models will be on display, including the latest fuel- efficient vehicles and cars and trucks with the latest...
  • All About the Dress

    All About the Dress
    Maybe you stumbled upon it clicking through the latest runway gowns, or perhaps it’s your mother or grandmother’s gown you want to mod into your own modern-bride look. Old or new, borrowed or blue, the dress is the one of the most exciting...
  • Now It's Time to Party

    Now It's Time to Party
    Sure, some couples can’t wait to jump into their jammies and pass out after their I do’s, but many never want the night to end. Reserving tables or a room at a great restaurant that stays open late is always popular, says Katherine Jameson,...
  • Up-Close Mobile App Inspection: iOnRoad

    Up-Close Mobile App Inspection: iOnRoad
    Yes, you can have a collision warning system for your car in the palm of your hand instead of an expensive option package. The iOnRoad application uses your smartphone's camera and some fancy algorithms to detect cars in front of you and beep if you get...
  • Ready to Rent

    Ready to Rent
    Savvy car buyers often avoid buying a brand-new because of the immediate depreciation. The same principle can apply to wedding gowns. If you buy a gently used bridal frock, you can easily save 20 percent or more. Even better, if you can simply borrow...
  • Moms with Style

    Moms with Style
    A curious thing happened to the mother-of-the-bride on the way to the wedding. She disappeared. At least, the style of her clothing did. Retailers and designers are noting that 21st-century mothers of the bride – a time when 50 is the new 40...
  • Buy Now, Save Now

    Why 2012 is a good year to buy By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features New-vehicle sales could rise by as much as six to seven percent during 2012 according to Automotive News, due largely to the effects of a stabilizing economy and pent-up consumer demand....
  • About Specs

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Most new-car brochures and web pages feature a list of various numbers and measurements, usually called “specifications,” which can be cryptic at best for all but the most knowledgeable auto enthusiasts. Still,...
  • The pros and cons of owning a hybrid vehicle

    You’ve heard the hype about hybrids.  But what are the real benefits and disadvantages to owning one?   Hybrid car sales have dipped in recent years. However, supporters note that vehicle sales in general have also decreased over that period,...
  • Trade to Upgrade

    With trade-in values peaking, now may be the time to trade up to a new model. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features A severely depleted inventory of used vehicles is boosting the values of late-model cars to record highs these days. While this means sky-high...