Autos: buying

Car Salesman Confidential: What You Need to Bring

Friday  22:20,   23 december 2016
Motor Trend

The Trade-In Would Be Good. Oh, And Your Downpayment. Definitely That.One Saturday a young couple drove all the way from a little town to buy a new car. We went through the whole process, from the meet 'n' greet to the needs analysis to the test[...]

Upside Down Car Loan? Consider Leasing

Tuesday  20:05,   20 december 2016
U.S. News & World Report

Bad financial habits (or bad luck) can put any consumer in a rut that’s hard to break out of. And it’s easy to find yourself in a situation where you owe more on your car than it’s worth. If you need a new car, but are so financially stuck that you[...]

Buying An "As-Is" Used Car Is About to Be Less Confusing

Thursday  21:10,   15 december 2016
Road & Track

An important change to the buyer's guide.As anyone who has ever car shopped in the U.S. knows, "Buyer's Guides" are affixed to the windows of cars sitting on car lots. The Buyer's Guide explicitly points out whether the car comes "AS-IS NO[...]

Best Black Friday Car Deals for 2016

Wednesday  20:24,   14 december 2016
Consumer Reports

The airwaves are abuzz with door-busting Black Friday deals on the latest gizmos and gadgets, but if you're looking for colossal savings, check out the offers at your local car dealerships. ConsuThe airwaves are abuzz with door-busting Black[...]

Car Salesman Confidential: 7 Tips for the First-Time Buyer

Wednesday  20:23,   14 december 2016
Motor Trend

Overnight Prep Does Not Make For A Successful First PurchaseEverybody remembers their first[...]

It's Time to Reconsider Buying a Pickup Truck

Wednesday  03:35,   07 december 2016
MSN

Better fuel economy begins with choosing the right vehicle.Welcome to the real world, Prius Man. As Alexander Newton once said, "For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction." As in, you need to carry more things, so you get a larger[...]

The Road to Ruin: Potholes Are Costing Drivers $66 Billion a Year

Wednesday  00:56,   02 november 2016
Fiscal Times

Anyone who has spent any time in a car recently knows that America’s roads are a mess. Research Research New Used New & Used Make (e.g. Mazda) Model (e.g. CX-5) And anyone who follow politics knows why: Repairing those creaking[...]

Passing down the family car? Ask these 7 questions

Wednesday  00:49,   02 november 2016
Insure.com

Passing down the family car? Ask these 7 questions It's a longstanding tradition among many American families: Mom and Dad buy a new car for themselves, then turn their old one over to a teenage son or daughter rather than sell it or trade it[...]

Best insurance coverage for your car's age

Wednesday  00:49,   02 november 2016
CarInsurance.com

Best insurance coverage for your car's ageWhy buy a new car when you can fix the old one and -- here's an added bonus -- pay less for insurance,[...]

8 Florida driving mistakes to avoid in your state

Wednesday  00:49,   02 november 2016
Insurance.com

8 Florida driving mistakes to avoid in your stateFrom hanging chads in the 2000 presidential election to pythons invading the Everglades, Florida continually surprises with wacky and weird[...]

Cars with the most and least personal injury insurance claims

Wednesday  00:42,   02 november 2016
CarInsurance.com

Cars with the most and least personal injury insurance claimsThe Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has determined which 2012-2014 vehicles have the lowest and highest frequency of personal injury protection (PIP) claims. The Porsche 911[...]

5 ways cops know when UR texting and driving

Wednesday  00:35,   02 november 2016
Insurance.com

5 ways cops know when UR texting and[...]

Essential car insurance for auto body repairs

Wednesday  00:35,   02 november 2016
Insurance.com

Essential car insurance for auto body repairsIf you've dented your bumper, developed deep paint scratches or otherwise damaged your car, you may be surprised to discover that the cost to repair auto body mishaps can range between $50 to $1,500, and[...]

6 Car Insurance Discounts You Should Ask About

Tuesday  23:50,   01 november 2016
Credit.com

6 Car Insurance Discounts You Should Ask AboutInsurance is the costliest car-related expense for drivers after the vehicle itself (recently surpassing gas), so it's no surprise that consumers seek discounts to reduce their car insurance rates. Car[...]

Car Insurance Rates Are Going Up

Tuesday  23:49,   01 november 2016
Consumer Reports

It turns out there’s a financial downside to cheap gas and solid job growth. As Americans drive more miles, car insurance claims are rising and so is the average insurance payout. Insurance compa nies are reacting by hiking premiums. Research[...]