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 Talk to Your Aging Parents About Finances

Dont wait until it's too late to have "the talk" with your parents.

6 Budget-Friendly Ways to Improve Curb Appeal

Spruce up the outside of your home. Many of these simple tasks to improve curb appeal can be completed in an afternoon and cost less than $100.

How to Secure Your Smart Home Devices

Follow these tips to avoid data breaches.

How to Be a Nicer Driver

Being a good driver is about following the laws of the road and sharing that road safely with others.

How to Park, Lock, and Store Your Bike

Deter thieves and protect your bike while on the street and at home.

What to Do About Mold in Your Home

Everything you need to know about what to do if you have mold and how to stop it from growing in your home.

How to Clean Car Seats and Boosters

Remove stains and smells from your child's car seat without compromising safety.

Protect Your Home When You're Away

Leaving town? Make sure your home is protected while you're away.

How to Buy a Car During a Pandemic

Four suggestions for a worry-free car shopping experience whether at the dealership or from home.

11 Things to Do Right Now to Prepare for Fall

Get ready for a new season with this smart list of things to do to usher in autumn.

How to Make a Family Disaster Plan

AAA offers suggestions for keeping loved ones safe in the event of an emergency.

How to Wash and Detail Your Car

Follow these steps for an ultra-thourough DIY detail of your car.