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.

Everything You Need to Know About Setting Up a Smart Home

Find the best products, keep your home safe, and save time and money with this smart home guide.

Tips for Staying Safe During the Holidays

As festive activities and winter weather ramp up, a few easy steps can safeguard everyone.

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.

12 Tips to Make Weekend Travel Count

Get the most from your weekend getaway with a little extra planning.

How to Have a Fun and Safe Halloween

From pumpkin carving to trick-or-treating, have a delightfully frightful and sugar-filled night with these Halloween safety tips.

Simple Steps to Walk Safely

These tips will keep you and your family safe while walking to school or around town.

Life in the Live Nation / AAA Fast Lane

With AAA Fast Lane, members can skip the line at Concord Pavilion, Shoreline Amphitheatre, or the Toyota Amphitheatre.

11 Tips to Bike to Work Safely and Comfortably

Enjoy your commute! Learn tips to help you bike to work, like wearing a helmet, mapping your route, and knowing who to call.

8 Ways to Spend Less on Gas

Adopt these smart strategies to get more miles from every gallon and save on fuel.

9 Simple Steps to Prevent Identity Theft

It’s not hard to fall into these nine good habits to keep your identity and personal info safe.

How to Prepare for the Perfect Road Trip

A road trip can go a lot more smoothly if you plan ahead. Here are some tips.

How to Apply for a Passport (and How to Keep it Safe)

Everything you need to know about applying for a new U.S. passport.