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Roadside Assistance: Needed Coverage Or Wasted Money?

Roadside Assistance: Needed Coverage Or Wasted Money?

Everyone likes the security of a roadside assistance program. Someone is there to help you regardless of the time of day or the weather conditions. It’s great to have someone to call when you are dressed to go out and the car won’t start or you come out to find a flat tire in the driveway. But... read more

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Mint.com's 'Goals' section, powered in part by KBB

Getting Ready For Your Next Car? Mint & KBB Want To Help You Save

When it comes to personal finance, there are three things we know for sure: 1. America's love affair with credit cards has not gone well. 2. By and large, Americans seem to... read more July 9, 2010 by  1


 
2008 Chevrolet TrailBlazer SS

Top 10 Tips for New Car Buyers: Competition Is Key

Car buying has changed significantly over the past 10 years. In today’s market, consumers have multiple options for everything they buy. As a result, it no longer makes... read more July 8, 2010 by 


 
2000 Mazda 626

How To Get Used Car Value

Buying someone else’s lemon is an old school expression when it comes to describing the purchase of a used car. Today, that’s where to find real value when buying a... read more July 8, 2010 by 


 
2009 Audi A4 4-door Sedan Auto 2.0T quattro Prem Angular Front Exterior View

Why Do Car Leasing Deals Differ So Much?

If you’re knowledgeable about car leasing, or what they tend to call here in the UK contract hire, then you’ll have noticed a plethora of online brokers offering all... read more July 7, 2010 by 


 
Pink MINI

Style, Not Alarms, Stops Car Thieves

A new study in the Netherlands suggests that choosing an unpopular color for your car can be as effective at stopping car thieves as using an expensive alarm system. The... read more July 7, 2010 by 


 
2010 Honda Ridgeline

Too Many Test Drives And Not Enough Sales: Discouraging For Dealers

“It’s discouraging for all of us,” said my friend Stephanie. I worked with her in sales when I was Internet Manager for a major car dealer; she continues to sell cars... read more July 6, 2010 by 


 
2003 Honda Accord

Beware Of Scammers When Buying A Used Car

When I was Internet Manager for a major car dealer, I made my living selling cars online. However, not once did I ask someone to buy a car sight unseen by wiring me money. It... read more July 5, 2010 by 


 
2011 Infiniti M37 4-door Sedan RWD Audio System

Does Music Really Matter? It Does For The Top 10 Ads

It’s the July 4th long weekend in the U.S. and my cousins are visiting me here north of the border. I have always associated this weekend with a John Phillips Sousa musical... read more July 4, 2010 by 


 
2010 Chevrolet Malibu

Curbstoning - Protect Yourself From Scammers

We’ve all seen the cars on the side of the road--especially in high traffic areas--with “for sale” signs taped to the windows, or a price and phone number scrawled in... read more June 30, 2010 by 


 
2010 Chevrolet Impala

Are Car Buying Services Worth The Money?

Car buying services provide a valuable service, but are they worth the money? The answer depends on how much you value your time. Everyone knows that car manufacturers... read more June 30, 2010 by 


 
2010 Honda Civic Hybrid

Car Buying Guide: When NOT To Get A Car Loan From A Dealer

Readers can send in questions about the car buying process and get answers from an industry insider! We have been discussing how an unprepared car buyer can spend hundreds... read more June 29, 2010 by 


 
2010 Ford Escape

Car Buying Guide: When To Get A Car Loan From A Dealer

Readers can send in questions about the car buying process and get answers from an industry insider! We have been discussing how an unprepared car buyer can spend hundreds... read more June 25, 2010 by 


 
2011 Ford Fiesta

Ford's Fiesta Movement Keeps Moving After You've Moved On

There's no question that Ford has scored a huge marketing coup with its hip, fully wired Fiesta Movement. The campaign's camera-ready army of influencers tweeted and... read more June 24, 2010 by  5


 
2011 GMC Acadia Denali

Car Buying Guide: More Car Loan Do’s And Don’ts

Readers can send in questions about the car buying process and get answers from an industry insider! Paying a higher interest rate than necessary on your car loan can cost... read more June 23, 2010 by 


 
2010 Hyundai Santa Fe

Car Buying Guide: Car Loan Do’s & Don’ts

Readers can send in questions about the car buying process and get answers from an industry insider! We discovered in yesterday’s column that paying a higher interest... read more June 23, 2010 by  1


 
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