Cars

  • Will a Hybrid Car Save You Money? There's An Easy Way to Find Out

      

    Hybrid cars have been a favorite of high-mileage drivers for a while now. The touted gas savings and increased price of gasoline has led to much higher adoption of hybrids over the last few years....

  • The Eye-Opening Truth About Dealer Invoice Price

      

    Most new-car shoppers turn to those big new-car pricing websites for the information and advice they need. But those so-called "experts" aren’t telling you what you really need...

  • 10 Cars That Will Almost Certainly Last 200,000 Miles

      

    Americans are keeping cars the longest we ever have since the automobile was invented. The average age of a car on the road today is around 11.5 to 12 years, depending on whose numbers you...

  • 10 Best Used Cars With a 4-Digit Price Tag

      

    I'm asked continually, "Can I buy a really reliable car for under $10,000?" Consumer Reports says you can. They've run a new list of 10 great used cars that will run you 4 digits...

  • Beat the Pricing From Online Car Buying Sites

      

    Author’s Note: The catalyst for this series was the eye-opening discovery that over the last 20 years, the dealer invoice price has been turned into a bloated imposter that has nothing to do...

  • Drive Your Own Car or Rent One for Summer Travel?

      

    AAA now estimates that its costs 58 cents per mile to operate a new vehicle, down from 59 cents just a year ago on the wave of weak gas prices we've been seeing for much of this year. Yet...

  • Best and Worst Used Cars

      

    So much has been written about how to buy a new car. But truth be told, far more people buy used than they do new. So here's some guidance to help you get the best used car for your...

  • Best Auto Insurance Companies

      

    Thinking about shopping your auto insurance? A new Consumer Reports tally reveals the best auto insurance companies. Car insurance ads on TV promise accident forgiveness, vanishing...

  • Should You Ever Lease a Car?

      

    Leasing is all the rage in the auto industry again, but does it make sense for you to get into a car this way? Why leasing is not as good as it seems I've seen several news reports...

  • 3 Ways To Monitor Your Teen Behind the Wheel

      

    When it comes to keeping teen drivers safe behind the wheel, there's a growing arsenal of technology you can use to protect your most precious assets -- your children! Automakers are...

  • How To Go Carless and Save Up To 20% of Your Income!

      

    Have you ever said, "I wish I had a nickel for every time I…?" Well, imagine if you had 59 cents instead. AAA says that's the cost of driving a vehicle per mile in America...

  • New and Used Car Price Trends for 2015

      

    The trends in the car market are becoming more complicated. I want to give you a look-see into the near future. A look at car pricing trends now and in 2015 New car sales have been huge for...

  • Whose Side Are Those New-Car Pricing Sites Really On?

      

    Author’s Note: The catalyst for this series was the eye-opening discovery that over the last 20 years, the dealer invoice price has been turned into a bloated imposter that has nothing to do...

  • New Reasons To Be Careful When Buying a Used Car

      

    If you're buying a used car like most people do, you've got to be aware of some danger spots so you don't end up with a stinker of a ride. Beware of these dangers when buying...

  • Easy Way To Stay on Top of Auto Recalls

      

    If you're concerned with auto safety, the government now has a notification e-mail system that will alert you to recalls for your specific make, model, and year of car. Here's a simple way to...