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Gas Saving Tips

Gas Saving Tips
Gas costs continue to rise, whether the gas costs at your local stations have continued to rise or you simply have been lazy or unknowing of how to keep your gas and travel budget as low as possible, you could be saving money that you should have never should have spent. Below are some helpful gas money saving tips sure to help during your commute as well as on longer road trips and when on everyday errands. Continue Reading »

How to Protect Your Car's Interior

How to Protect Your Car's Interior
If you have any experience buying, selling and trading cars then you know how much of an impact maintaining the interior of your car has on the car’s resale value. The second a car leaves the dealership, the value starts to plummet. Car experts recommend regularly cleaning the car’s exterior year round and maintaining the car’s engine parts, but you also should be mindful of the condition of the interior just as well. Below are some useful hints that will help you to protect and maintain your car’s interior so that it will retain its value and stay in good condition. Continue Reading »

Tips for First-time Buyers

Tips for First-time Buyers
The first time you purchase a car is a process ripe with uncertainty regardless of personal circumstances. Whether you have recently graduated, just landed your very first real job or just never have purchased and owned a vehicle of your own, the process must be done well so that your purchase will be worth it in the long run. Listed below are some steps to take and useful tips for the first time car buyer. Continue Reading »

How to Spot Flood Damage when Purchasing a Vehicle

How to Spot Flood Damage when Purchasing a Vehicle
So, you’ve found a car you’re interested in buying. You’ve gone over the basic questions you need to ask the vendor, and you’re pretty sure that you’re going to be able to spot any obvious signs of wear and tear. But there’s an enemy you might not have considered: Flood damage - a dangerous consequence of harsh weather that could have costly, or even terminal, implications moving forward, and you’d be amazed how often it is never picked up. Continue Reading »

The Most Common Car Buying Mistakes

The Most Common Car Buying Mistakes
If you are on the market for a new or used new car, you should be sure you will be getting the best value for the money you spend on your next car purchase. Car buying is something most people only do once every five to ten years, so more than likely you are like most people and have very little experience and practice in finding the right vehicle. Below are some common mistakes that you must avoid, if you don’t you may end up losing serious sums of cash or buying the wrong type of car. Continue Reading »

Unfreezing Frozen Car Doors

Unfreezing Frozen Car Doors
When temperatures drop during the cold months of the year, sometimes you may have trouble opening your car doors. When water leaks into the lock or between the car frame and seal, more than often car doors freeze. In order to combat this occurrence, you will need a solvent such as alcohol or to melt the ice with heat. There are several ways to unfreeze car doors, below are a few things you can do to melt the ice away and get on with your day whenever you encounter frozen locks and doors. Continue Reading »

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 »

Deciding on the Best Car Down Payment for You

When you're in the market to buy a new car, you might think only about the total cost of the vehicle. After all, that's what determines whether or not you can afford it, right? However, this approach can be a bit shortsighted. In reality, you need to think about how much you're willing to pay in the form of a down payment on this car. This amount will determine how much car you can actually afford. Continue Reading »

A Quick Guide to Comparing MPG

When buying a car, you have to evaluate a lot of factors to make sure you're getting the best deal possible. Sure it should have anti-lock brakes and power steering and all the other features you want. But one thing you may really want to consider is the MPG or miles per gallon. Continue Reading »

Using eBay to Sell a Car

When most people think about selling a car, they utilize typical resources like newspapers or classified ads. Online venues for this exist as well. However, many don’t think about using a site like eBay. Yes, it is an auction site, but it can be a great way to promote your car and sell it quickly and easily. Continue Reading »