Smart Driving

7 Tips for An Awesome Road Trip

Coast-to-coast excursions, summer getaways, and visits home to see family are some of the most memorable adventures to happen when you hit the open road. To keep cruising, planning ahead is key. Whether you’re hitting the road for a few hours or embarking on an epic cross-country trek, these driving tips will help you keep […]

Smart Driving

Emergency Road Kit Tools You Should Have At Your Disposal

Picture this: You’re driving home late at night when you suddenly feel a tug at the steering wheel. It’s a flat tire. You don’t have a spare, so you call roadside assistance. They’re on their way, but it’s going to be at least two hours. Chances are, you might have experienced this or something similar. […]

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

Used Car Prices Are Up. Here’s How to Save

Buying a used car is a like a scavenger hunt. Instead of following a straight line from point A to point B, you might zigzag from one used car website to a local dealership to a dealer in the next town over to Craigslist, in your quest for the right vehicle. And these days, that path […]

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 […]

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, […]

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