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How to Save Money on Car Maintenance

How to Save Money on Car Maintenance
You don’t have to be a mechanic to save money on car maintenance, you don’t even have to have an extensive knowledge of cars, parts and engines to keep auto costs low. By taking the time and certain steps in caring for you automobile you can save lots of money in the long run. On the contrary, neglecting the maintenance of a vehicle can and almost always will end up costing you thousands of dollars, below are some things you can do to ensure that your car maintenance costs will be low. Continue Reading »

Simple Tips to Make Merging Easier

Most people who have been driving for some length of time think they have a handle on how to manage themselves on the road. However, this is not always the case. In fact, some people have been driving under false assumptions. One of these assumptions is that you should merge into the lane you want to be in as early as possible. Continue Reading »

Car Audio System-How to Get the Most Bang for your Buck

The average American spends at least 2 and ½ hours a day in his car. Unless you’re a teenager, in which case you probably spend at lease 4-5 hours a day in your car! While that may not seem like much time, it’s enough time that warrants a little entertainment. While having a car stereo or a DVD player won’t help the performance of your car, it will sure make your ride more pleasurable while traveling to work or the grocery store. What you want installed in your car is a personal journey. What type of car entertainment system all depends on your taste. Do you want a stereo that plays loud music or do you want to go for the more obnoxious sound that will make everyone hold their ears every time you ride by? Continue Reading »

Presenting Yourself as a Responsible Car Owner

So you've decided you want to sell your car? Good for you! But know this: first impressions are everything. So, if you want someone to take your old car off your hands, you're going to need to put in some legwork to make sure you come across as a responsible car owner with only the most honest intentions. Continue Reading »

How to Improve Your Used Car Ad

So, you want to sell your car? You know you need to concoct an ad to display all the vital information about your vehicle. But what you might not know is how to make your ad stand out from the rest. Here are some tips for improving your used car ad and giving you a leg up on other listings. Continue Reading »

Negotiating Used Car Prices-How to Get the Best Bang for your Buck!

Now that you’ve sold your old car it’s time to look for another vehicle. So you’ve decided to purchase another used car? With today’s advancement in technology anyone can find a car at any given time. There are many sites where you can search for used cars by sorting them out by mileage, distance from home, year, and price. You can check Craigslist for used cars in your area, but you need to proceed with caution. Just as there are many honest people, there are also many people who are out for themselves and if you aren’t careful you might end up with a lemon. When searching Craigslist for a used car Continue Reading »

Sell Your Car and Get That Money

Selling your car can get you thousands more in cash than the trade-in value. But how can you make that sale, without being taken for a ride?

If you are thinking of selling your car, you may be wondering:

where to advertise,
how to show the car,
what must be done to ensure a fair price,
how to fill out and hand over the paperwork. Continue Reading »

Lease To-Do List

Next time you’re stopped at a red light looking at the traffic around you, count five random cars. One of them is probably a leased vehicle.

There are a number of reasons why someone would choose to lease a car, instead of buy it. Lease payments are generally lower than loan payments. Sales tax is also lower when you lease. And after you’re finished using the car, you don’t have to worry about offloading a used vehicle. Continue Reading »