Cars / Financing

  • What your car says about your credit score

      

    Could the car you drive be an accurate indicator of your credit score? Better check your wheels against this list to see what you're subliminally broadcasting to the world! A fellow I know...

  • It's time to jettison the conventional wisdom about how to buy a new car

      

    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...

  • Honda to pay $24 million for discriminating against minorities

      

    Honda is in big trouble with the U.S. government for allegedly discriminating against minorities by marking up interest rates on auto loans. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)...

  • The Clark Smart Steps for Buying a New Car

      

    If you're in the market for a new car, here are my tips for making a smart purchase. Here's how to buy a new car First, go to your credit union, online bank or traditional bank...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Should you take a longer loan to lower car payments?

      

    Buying a car? You might be tempted to take out a longer loan to lower your payments. Clark weighs in on this popular practice.

  • 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...

  • Best Cars of 2015

      

    Every April, Consumer Reports makes a special effort during car buying season to give advice for new and used buyers in their annual auto issue. This year, the overall most reliable brand for new...

  • Best 2015 Cars for Resale Value

      

    Cars are the second biggest expense in most people's lives. But will the car you're buying hold its resale value? Best cars for holding their value over 5 years Kelley Blue Book has published...

  • Debunking the Myth Around Dealer Cash Incentives

      

    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...

  • Low interest and dealer incentives on new car

      

    You might save more money now buying a new car than buying a used car. Low interest rates and some dealer incentives make this an ideal time to think about upgrading your wheels.

  • New car loans for new Uber drivers

      

    Uber is now offering car loans for potential new drivers with bad credit, where you pay off the loans by picking up fares for Uber.

  • Uber's Offer: New Job, New Car...So What's the Catch?

      

    Want to get a new car and a new job all in one? I've got a deal to share with you, but it comes with a catch. Uber offers car financing for subprime borrowers Ridesharing service Uber has given...

  • New Survey of the Most Reliable Cars

      

    When you buy a new car, you want to make sure it's going to be a reliable ride. I have new info to share on that front from the annual Consumer Reports auto reliability survey. What...