Vehicle Care

5 Costly Auto Repairs and How to Avoid Them

Even though we don’t have the flying cars that many TV shows and movies predicted we would, in-car technology has improved significantly in the past decade. From back-up cameras to infotainment systems, auto technology has been enhanced to improve your safety, comfort, and access to information on the go. While these features are nice to […]

Car Shopping

Buying vs. Leasing: Which Is Right for You?

When it comes to cars, there are two types of people. There are those who grow attached to a set of wheels and drive their beloved clunker into the ground before even considering a visit to the dealership. Then there are the folks who live for that leathery new car smell, an odometer at zero, […]

Vehicle Care

How to Navigate Expensive Car Repair Bills

Being hit by an unexpected bill can be a huge bummer. Especially when it’s an expense that you can’t delay paying, like a car repair bill. According to a 2019 Ally survey conducted by The Harris Poll, the average American spent nearly $2,000 on vehicle repairs in the last five years. But, for Millennials and […]

Car Shopping

Time for a New Set of Wheels? 5 Questions to Ask When Buying a Car

You can already smell that new car scent, feel the steering wheel in your hands, and hear the click of the seat belt. As exciting as buying a new set of wheels is, the thought of making a mistake with one of your biggest purchases can be stressful. Beat the car shopping scaries and set […]

Vehicle Care

What’s the Difference Between Your Manufacturer’s Warranty and a Vehicle Service Contract?

If you were to get hit with unexpected car trouble today, what would you do to get back on the road and keep your life moving? It’s a stressful scenario no one wants to think about, but it’s worthwhile to have a get-back-on-the-road plan. So, stick with us. If a part of your vehicle fails, […]

Vehicle Care

When Your Car Breaks Down, a Vehicle Service Contract Can Help You Keep On

Maybe you’ve heard this one before. (Or worse, experienced it yourself.) You’re in the car headed to work, listening to your favorite tunes or podcast. The road is open, your mind is clear, and the day seems free for the taking. Then, your car makes a horrible noise and you’re forced to pull over on […]

Car Shopping

Drive Away with the Vehicle Financing Option That’s Best for Your Budget

When it comes to financial decisions, you’ve always prided yourself on being savvy with your money. Now that you’re in the market for a new set of wheels, you want to learn more about your financing options since you’ve heard that buying a car outright isn’t always the best deal for your bottom dollar. Purchasing […]

Car Shopping

What to Know When Returning Your Leased Vehicle

Leasing a car versus buying one can have its advantages. Often lower monthly payments, cheaper maintenance costs, and the ability to drive a new car every few years can make leasing attractive to some. If you’re one such driver, all good things must come to an end, and that includes your car lease. (Insert sad […]

Car Shopping

Prioritize Safety Over Style and Stick to Your New Car Budget in the Process

Buying a new car can feel like playing Crossy Road, except the goal is to get to the other side without being flattened by a sky-high sticker price. Sure, WiFi connectivity and voice control can give your new car a futuristic feel. Automatic parking sensors or emergency braking can help you avoid scraped bumpers or […]

Vehicle Care

Half of Drivers Paid Costly Repair Bills Last Year. Here’s How You Can Avoid the Expense

Say your car has a huge problem on your way to work one day. Smoke is coming out of the tailpipe. The engine overheats. You’re left with no choice but to have it towed to a garage, where a mechanic disassembles a portion of your engine and discovers the problem: a blown head gasket. Sounds […]

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