Surprisingly, while most of us know how many miles per gallon we should be getting, very few of us take the time to verify the information and keep track of it regularly. Enter Fuelly, a free and easy-to-use tool.
5 Ways to Radically Reduce Your Car Costs
As a country, we’re spending a lot of money on getting from A to B—very often, even more than we spend on housing! We need to suck it up and think bigger when it comes to cutting car costs.
Why I Would Be Stupid Enough to Buy a Smart Car
Every time we pass by a Smart Car on the road and I act the least bit interested, I get at least one "you're dumb" look and the inevitable drawn-out "Why??" Here is why.
Buying a Car from Hertz Car Sales
Reviewing our experience with Hertz Rent2Buy, including the entire process and what we liked and did not like about it. Includes tips for getting the most out of the test drive.
Is an Extended Car Warranty Worth It?
This is part of a seven-post series discussing our journey to buy a new car. Scroll to the bottom of this post to explore the entire series. The series took a brief break while I wrapped up my transaction with Hertz, but I'm ready to wrap up the series this week with a Rent2Buy review. … Continue reading Is an Extended Car Warranty Worth It?
Should You Buy a New or Used Car?
Today's guest post from Jason at My Money Minute explores the basic question at the heart of every car purchase--should we buy New or Used? Jason offers rebuttals to some of the most commonly quotes reasons for buying new.
Would You Buy a Rental Car?
Recently, we decided to purchase a vehicle from a rental company. Having gone through the experience, there are some definite pros and cons we learned from the experience, which we are sharing here today.
Using Consumer Reports to Select a Car
I walk you through some of the various tools available to find the perfect car on Consumer Reports. Includes screen shots of some of the tools!
How to Sell Your Car on Craigslist Quickly
A few weeks ago, I sold my aging Dodge Intrepid on Craigslist for $300 more than I wanted and in under 4 hours. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to repeat my success, including my best tips for getting the best possible price!
Our One-Car Experiment and Car Decision
As our older car broke down a few month ago, we decided to experiment with being a one-car family for a little while. With the baby, it proved to be difficult, and we ultimately made the decision to purchase a new car.