10 Ways to Save Gas

Oct 22

10 Ways to Save Gas

With the way that gas prices are going now ($4-$5 a gallon seems to be a common price at the gas pumps) people everywhere are trying to find ways they can cut how much money they are handing to the gasoline companies. As humans, we tend to want to be savvy on how to save all the money that we can. Here’s some extra information to help get you through the...

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Used Car Tips: The Test Drive

Jul 06

Used Car Tips:  The Test Drive

Note:  This is the third post in a series of articles on what do when you are buying a used car.  Missed the other articles?  Don’t worry!  You can check them out here: Bidding on a Used Car Deciding on a Used Car *************************************************************************************************************  After you’ve identified a...

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Deciding on a Used Car

Jun 05

Deciding on a Used Car

Deciding to buy a used car can be intimidating, but it can be rewarding if you need transportation on a budget. First, decide what kind of vehicle you want.  Are you interested in an economy car?  A luxury vehicle?  Want a truck, van or sports utility vehicle?  Consider what you’re really going to be using the vehicle for.  An SUV might sound nice, but are you...

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Bidding on a Used Car

May 29

Bidding on a Used Car

Deciding to buy a used car can be a stressful process, and when it comes to haggling over a price, it pays (literally) to know exactly what you want, what you’re willing to pay, and what you’re getting. So suppose you’re on a bit of a retro kick and see a snazzy silver 2001 Volkswagen Beetle parked on the side of the road with a $6,000 “For Sale” sign. ...

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Is it Really Necessary to Change Your Oil Every 3,000 Miles?

May 21

Is it Really Necessary to Change Your Oil Every 3,000 Miles?

If you’re like ninety-percent of us with cars, getting an oil change is the last thing on your mind.  So when you look up one day and see that pesky little sticker in the corner of your window that says you are 1,000 miles over, you might panic. But is that old adage that “you need to change your car’s oil every 3,000 miles” really correct? Well, yes and...

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What to Do If Your Car Catches Fire

May 07

What to Do If Your Car Catches Fire

Car fires aren’t a common occurrence, but when they do happen it’s important to know what to do and to react quickly. Suppose you are driving along in your car and you smell smoke.  Unless there is a fire in the area, it’s important to consider that the smell might be coming from your car.  Car fires are often much less dramatic than in the movies and start...

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