Cars / Financing

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

      

    TRANSCRIPT: Cars are selling the best they've sold in the last ten years, and that's because the average age of a car in the United States is nearly twelve years old. A lot of them...

  • 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...

  • 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 to know: The...

  • A better way to do a car loan

      

    The #1 mistake that car buyers make is so simple to avoid...and knowing about it could save you 2.5% in interest points on a car loan!

  • The best car deals for fall 2014

      

    Giant SUVs are back in demand again, but they are no bargain. Here's where the sweet deals are happening right now.

  • How to check safety record of a used car

      

  • Why You Should Limit Cars Loans to 42 Months

      

    Auto loan financing is suddenly available to people with damaged credit who may have been turned down for car loans as recently as a few months ago. But is that "yes" to your credit app really a...

  • Buying a Car at Auction -- Life With a $5,000 Vehicle

      

    As I reported a few weeks ago, I bought a 2005 Volvo wagon at public auction for under my budget of $5,000.  That’s a pretty darn good buy one would think, but I wasn't going to rely on...