Car Shopping

Get Plugged Into the Costs and Benefits of Electric Cars

It seems you can’t drive a mile these days without stopping at a red light behind a hybrid or electric car. The uptick in vehicles running on batteries instead of gas is not surprising, as several major car manufacturers from GM to Ford and beyond continue to put out new models. While battery-powered options become […]

Vehicle Care

Cars Have Become a ‘Fortress of Solitude’ During Pandemic, Survey Finds

This may come off as a surprise but despite fewer places to go (due to the pandemic), vehicle dependency has seemed to increase. Many people are valuing their cars now, more than ever, for the escape and safety they provide. Yet, financial worries regarding the costs associated with them is up as well. So how […]

Car Shopping

How to Lease a Car and the Mistakes You’ll Want to Avoid

If you’re the type that craves a new set of wheels every few years, leasing a car may be an attractive option. While we don’t want to be a backseat driver, you should familiarize yourself with these car leasing essentials before you head to the dealership. Leasing vs. Buying Leasing a car is the auto […]

Car Shopping

Feel Buckled Into Your Car Payments? Refinancing Can Help

From aux cords to air fresheners, you can buy tons of accessories that make car ownership a more pleasant experience. But did you know you can also take out a new auto loan to benefit your wallet as well? From lowering your interest rate to decreasing your monthly payment, refinancing your car can make paying […]

Smart Driving

A Guide to Navigating Auto Apps

Pretty much anything you can think of, there’s an app for it. Got a car? There’s an app for that. So many, in fact, that it can be hard to find the best car apps when the rubber hits the road. But it’s good to know what they are, considering the average American spends 18 […]

Car Shopping

6 Tips for Staying Safe While Buying a Car

Your vehicle has been with you through it all: bringing home your now-toddler, countless summer road trips to the shore, and most recently, shuttling bags and bags of essential groceries and home goods during your monthly pandemic supermarket runs. It’s been a V.I.P. member of your family for years, but now it’s time for an […]

Car Shopping

How to Buy a Car Online: Tricks, Tips, and Tune-Ups

It’s incredible what’s available to you with just one click these days. All sorts of necessities, oddball buys … and now even four wheels. You might not have considered it before, but shopping for and buying cars online is becoming faster, easier and more common. Car shopping via your desktop, laptop, or even your phone, […]

Car Shopping

Should You Buy a New or Used Car?

You’ve phoned a friend. Polled your parents. Taken an online quiz and spent hours researching online. But you still can’t answer one seemingly simple question: Should I buy a new or used car? Of course, you’d love to slide in behind the wheel of a brand-new car. But when you’re trying to be budget conscious, […]

Car Shopping

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

We’ve all been there: on our commute, on a road trip, or on the way home in the rain — and the check engine light flashes on. Uh oh. Almost everyone deals with car trouble at some point or another, and no matter the situation, it’s a pain in the you-know-what. Fortunately, you can ease […]

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 […]

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