Posts Tagged ‘car repairs’

If you have a car and drive it often, it can be one of your biggest expenses, aside from housing. But if you haven’t already, consider the benefits of ditching your car altogether and fully taking advantage of your local public transportation system. According to the American Public Transportation Association, the average individual can save […]

If you drive a car as part of your daily commute and you live in an area that experiences winter conditions, now is a good time to begin preparing your vehicle for the snow and colder weather. Getting your car ready now for the inevitable change in seasons can save you money and keep you […]

Even if you’ve taken excellent care of it over the years, it’s inevitable that your car will eventually need to be replaced. Or maybe there is nothing wrong with your car, but something is different in your life now and your current car just no longer meets your needs. How can you know for sure […]

  If you’re looking to replace your current vehicle, there are some simple tips and tricks that can help boost your car’s resale value. Whether you’re selling your car on your own, to a dealership, or you’re using it as a trade-in, the following can help to maximize its value:  Pull your VIN Report A […]

  Purchasing a fuel-efficient vehicle, such as a hybrid car, can help to substantially lower gas expenses. Maintaining a good driving record can help to keep your insurance costs low. Additionally, certain car models tend to be prone to higher premiums than others. Shop around to make sure you’re getting a vehicle that offers lower […]

There is a lot more to consider when buying a car than just the initial purchase price. Before you make the commitment, make sure you also work the following into your budget, which includes some overlooked (and sometimes hidden) costs of car ownership: Interest If you’re taking out an auto loan for your car purchase, […]

The expense of car ownership doesn’t just end with the initial purchase. In addition to gas costs and basic upkeep, there are also car repair expenses to consider. The following are some of the most expense types of car repairs that you may have to face as a car owner: Cylinder repair/replacement Average cost: $8,000 […]

Whether you’re looking to replace your current car, or this is your first vehicle purchase, one of the first decisions that you’ll probably make is whether to purchase a new car or used vehicle. Because used cars tend to be cheaper, they often allow buyers on a budget to get a better car for their […]

Whether you’re looking to replace your current car, or this is your first vehicle purchase, one of the first decisions that you’ll probably make is whether to purchase a new car or used vehicle. Because used cars tend to be cheaper, they often allow buyers on a budget to get a better car for their […]