Be Wary of Skipping an Important Step in the Car-Buying Process

Buying a car

Whether you’re young or old, one thing remains clear: buying a car or other automobile is a very exciting thing and in your head, you imagine what your life will be like upon being handed the keys and hopping into that new automobile. For some of you, that might be hitting the open road and […]

How to Prevent Rust on Your Car

If there is one thing that’s more unappealing and dainty than a dirty car, it’s a vehicle that is rusted all over. Rust is one of the worst situations that can happen to your car. Not only does it mean that the vehicle is wearing away, but it makes your prized possession look beaten, tattered […]

Don’t Wait Before It’s Too Late

Did you know there are over 250 million used cars on the road in the U.S. today? Many people choose to purchase used because they can’t afford a brand new car or perhaps they don’t want to get killed on depreciation values. Whatever the reason is for owning a used car doesn’t change the fact […]

The Splendid Memories of Your First Vehicle

I want you to close your eyes for a minute and think back to your high school days. Yes, all the way back then. Do you remember your first car? Do you remember what an absolute piece of garbage it was? If you’re like me you remember all of those terrible things about your first […]

Tips for Maintaining Your Car During the Winter Months

Winter is rough on people and cars. When there is snow, ice, wind and other harsh weather conditions to deal with, it can get frustrating for all.   Just like you need to take good care of yourself in the winter, wearing a proper coat and eating well, your vehicle needs proper care, too.   […]

Why Buying Used Cars Is The Smart Way To Go

There are two types of people in the market for a used car. The first is the buyer who would like to splurge on a new vehicle, but lack the funds to do so. For them, buying a used car is “Plan B”.   The other used customers are the smart shoppers. They’re the ones […]

How Are Blue Book Prices Calculated?

When people are looking to buy a used car, they often consult the “blue book,” which is Kelley’s Blue Book– now found online at www.kbb.com.   The Kelley Blue Book (KBB) is a reference for those who want to buy used cars, but aren’t too sure what the price should be. KBB does the work […]

How is a Credit Score Calculated?

If you’re thinking of making a big purchase, such as a home or vehicle, it’s a good thing to know your credit score.   In theory, a credit score tells banks and lenders how you deal with money. Are you creditworthy? Do you pay your bills in full, on time? A high credit score means […]

Should You Buy a Used Car from a Dealer or Private Seller?

It happens sooner or later: you don’t just want a new/different car or truck, but you need one. Then you’re faced with figuring out whether to go to a car dealer or buy one from a private seller.   Car dealers are in the business of selling and leasing cars and trucks on a daily […]

Four Ways to Keep Your Brakes in Tip-Top Shape

Let’s face it. When it comes to safety on the road, your brakes are the most important part of your car. When cruising through traffic at high speeds, the idea of your brakes failing is a total nightmare. Fortunately, cars are built well to prevent this type of catastrophe. Still, even slightly damaged brakes can […]