buying a car
Credit unions offer some of the lowest auto loan rates.
Summer holiday weekends offer great deals, but not the best ones of the year.
Buying a car is an important decision and one that tends to be based on the answers to a multitude of questions. But the most important question you should always remember to ask yourself is, how well does this vehicle suit the needs of my entire family, including pets?
A little bit of homework could save you a bundle of cash—not to mention spare you a load of stress.
Tip for this tactic: Some dealers might also offer good Black Friday incentives on new models, according to Consumer Reports
1. Only Buy a Car You Can Pay for with Cash 6. Timing Is Key Out-the-door price: $30,000 17. Hold Your Smartphone While Negotiating
While a new car does increase some of your costs it also reduces some and most importantly, gives you a better chance of having reliable transportation for a longer period of time with a manufacturer warranty to protect your financial risk of major repairs.
Author of “Rich Bitch” Nicole Lapin tells the truth about leasing a car.
Car buying can be a nightmare -- everybody knows that.
Solar is a completely renewable and wildly abundant resource that slashes a household's carbon emissions. And it's something we can feel good about. Ever heard of a catastrophic solar spill? An asthma attack because of a solar panel? A military operation defending our access to the sun? Nope.
Some utility companies are starting to encourage consumers to make the switch to plug-in electric vehicles (EVs).
A poll last year found that nearly half of American households could purchase an EV for their next car; it would be a great fit for their driving needs, and they would have a place to charge it with electricity. We're talking about many millions of people. Are you one of them?
If you get a bad feeling about the way someone's acting, the way the vehicle drives, the story you're being told about the reason for the sale, the fact that the seller's a Raiders fan -- whatever -- listen to your gut. There are millions of cars in the world. You can always find another one.
Can you imagine if being "pre-married" (the previously married kind, not the never-before-married kind) meant that you had to complete a 172-point inspection before you could marry again? Think of all the different things you would want to put on your 172-point inspection checklist.
When you do take your test drive, there are a few specific things you should be looking, listening and sniffing for. Yes, sniffing.
Strike up the band and break out the champagne because on July 1st Mercury retrograde is officially over. The planet Mercury goes "direct." Say hallelujah!
Unless you've been living in a cave, you've most likely heard of the cosmic event called, Mercury Retrograde. Well, get ready to buckle up your seat belt and strap yourself in because this event will happen again from June 7 to July 1.
Finally Someone Is Sending Car Salesmen to the Junkyard: An Interview with Ale Resnik, Co-Founder of Beepi.
Until now, buying and selling a car was the root canal of transactions. Every step is usually fraught with ugh, including the painful, ritualistic negotiation process.
Culture & Arts
Many think art -- particularly original art -- is prohibitively expensive because they hear about the multimillion-dollar auction results at Christie's or get blindsided by the number of zeros on the wall at their local galleries. As a result, they don't buy.