How-To Tips & Tricks

AAA's Via Magazine helps you outsmart life's challenges at home and on the road. Browse all our how-to guides on topics including your car, home, and money.

How to Get a Real ID

Get the scoop on the new Real ID.

How to Improve Your Credit Score at Any Age

Whether you need to start building credit or improve your score, here’s how to take charge of your credit score today.

How to Move With Pets

Follow these simple steps to help your cat or dog stay calm during a move.

How to Plan the Perfect Babymoon

Celebrate your last baby-free days with a much-deserved getaway.

10 Things to Do to Get Ready for Spring

'Tis the season for cleaning, reading, and—unfortunately—sneezing. Win at spring with these tips, tricks, and twists.

Tips to Avoid Driving Distractions

From drinking coffee to talking on your cell phone, driving is full of potential distractions. Here's how to stay safe. 

20 Things to Do Before Baby Is Born

Prepare for your new arrival with these practical tips.

11 Tips for Traveling with a Baby

Sidestep the stress and worry that can come with traveling with a baby.

What to Do After a Wildfire

8 steps to ease recovery and navigate the insurance claims process.

How to Break Your Car Window in an Emergency

Learn what tools you need to have to break out of your car in an emergency.

What Millennials Need to Know About Saving for Retirement

“Broke Millennial” author Erin Lowry breaks down the basics of retirement planning and investing for your future.