Archive for 'Cars'
Jan 18, 2011 - Would you lend your car to a total stranger for some cash? It's happening in England, and there are a couple of small companies trying it on this side of the Atlantic as well.
Jan 05, 2011 - If you own a car made after the mid-90s, you have a "cabin filter" on your AC/heater. Few drivers know about them, but with winter here and the windows always rolled up, it could be doing you more harm than good.
Dec 31, 2010 - Of all the big yearly holidays, more cars are stolen on New Year's Day than any other. And New Year's Eve is also in the Top 10.
Dec 29, 2010 - The best time to buy a car may be New Year's Eve, when you can save an average of 8 percent - but you have to go prepared.
Dec 29, 2010 - The weak economy has dragged on for so many years, many Americans just can't wait any longer to buy a new or used car. But what they plan isn't necessarily the most economical option.
Dec 23, 2010 - A viewer recently read an article we posted re buying a new car. He used the advice and it helped him drive a hard bargain.
Dec 23, 2010 - Gas prices usually spike during the summer driving season, not in December. But right now, a gallon has risen to $3 a gallon in some parts of the country. What's going on here?
Dec 15, 2010 - Everyone knows that car dealers take advantage of women shoppers during negotiations, right? Wrong, says new research. Women often get the exact same price.
Dec 13, 2010 - New York City may soon start charging motorists up to $500 if the fire department shows up at the scene of a traffic accident. Other cities are already doing something similar. More fallout from driving municipal budgets into a ditch?
Dec 09, 2010 - If you have a friend or family member who likes to work on their car, here are some desirable and affordable gifts for them.
Nov 29, 2010 - When it comes to both new and used cars, times have changed: this isn’t your parent’s car market. Tips to drive home the best bargain on a new or used car. (Hint: tomorrow may be one of the best days of the year to buy.)
Nov 11, 2010 - Good thing Santa's sleigh doesn't run on unleaded, because the price of gasoline is going up for the holidays. Here's how you can be a fuel-sipping Scrooge.
Oct 08, 2010 - Most of what I've learned about money I didn't learn in books, or by being a CPA, stock broker, or financial reporter. I learned it the hard way - by making stupid decisions and missing major opportunities. Here are mistakes I've made and you should avoid.
Oct 03, 2010 - Speeding is as dangerous as it is costly, but some say speed traps are meant to raise money – not protect the public good. Here are some new, high tech ways to avoid them.
Sep 28, 2010 - Renting a car might be getting pricier soon, but you can still save money if you know where to look – and what to say.