Getting the Best Deal on a New Car

ar shoppers should keep in mind that American car dealerships are like Persian bazaars, and this means that they should not be afraid to negotiate. Auto shoppers should start their purchase journey online searching for a car model that meets your needs and has a good track record. Once you’ve decided on the model you are interested in you can start looking at the dealership inventory. Using the inventory search and lookup tools, shoppers will have a solid base for negotiation.

The Family Minivan: 4 Money-Saving Steps to Fix Up Your Vehicle

The minivan is a very useful and versatile vehicle, from taking the kids to soccer practice to picking up supplies at the lumber yard the minivan does it all. But routine trips and errands in your minivan can lead to many minor problems. Dents, chips in the glass and stains on the carpet are common issues. Rather than having these fixed by the mechanic, you can take care of these minor problems yourself and save a bundle in the process.

Simple Ways to Cut Your Car Insurance Rates

Everyone knows that it’s illegal to drive without car insurance but why? Well, accidents can happen at any time–which, is why they are called accidents. And because by their very nature cars are dangerous and can cause everything from loss of life to severe financial hardship it is necessary to be sure that an uninsured person doesn’t cause an accident and then say oh sorry I have no money to pay for all the damage I caused.

The Risks of “Insurance Fronting” for Young Drivers

Your teen has just gotten her driver’s license. There’s a problem: even though she passed, she doesn’t earn the best rates from the insurer and if you have a son the rates may be even worse. What are you to do? Well, some parents engage in a process called “fronting.” This is when the parent […]

Buying a New Car – Can You Afford it?

Buying a New Car- For many people buying a new car is their biggest financial investment after buying a house. So it’s important to get it right. Over the last few years the economic climate has been uncertain at best and this has left many people with less disposable income and a tighter monthly budget. Owning a […]

Look Out Ahead: How to Avoid Common Road Hazards

Road Hazards From summer’s sudden thunderstorms to winter’s sustained barrage of snow, ice and poor visibility, the open road is a dangerous place in any season. While you’ll never completely be able to eliminate the risks associated with driving, you’ll be far safer if you’re prepared for what’s coming around the bend. 1. Animals For […]