367 Blog Posts From the Tips Tag


Can We Afford to Buy New Cars in this Economy?

Can We Afford to Buy New Cars in this Economy?

To buy or not to buy. That is the question. With an uncertain economy and a prediction that new car prices will continue to increase, it seems the logical answer would be “not to buy.” But, there are reasons that may make this actually a good time for you to buy. As automotive writer Jason […]

Hazards of Car Air Fresheners – How to Stay Safe

Hazards of Car Air Fresheners – How to Stay Safe

That little tree hanging off the rear view mirror of the family car looks innocent enough. It emits a pleasant smelling aroma that masks the not so pleasant scent of a combination of wet dog, smelly sneakers, and something suspicious lurking on the back seat where your 8-year-old was sitting. But it is now becoming […]

73 Percent of Americans Don’t Recognize this Basic Car Warning Symbol

73 Percent of Americans Don’t Recognize this Basic Car Warning Symbol

Cars have been an integral part of American culture since Ford released the Model T in 1908. Millions of Americans rely on their cars every day to get to work, run errands, and take the kids to school or practice. And with the need for interconnectivity at an all-time high, cars are just as valuable […]

Fixing vs. Buying

Fixing vs. Buying

One of the reasons — probably the main reason — people buy a new car is because their old car has gotten to the point that it is costing them too much to keep. Repair bills vs. monthly car payment bills. You reach that tipping point in a vehicle’s life when it makes more sense […]

Essential Rules for Drivers with Kids in the Car

Essential Rules for Drivers with Kids in the Car

It goes without saying that driving with kids in a car requires following all safety rules and recommendations. Failing to conform even to some of the official safety recommendations can lead to devastating consequences, so checking and updating your knowledge of the essential safety rules is necessary for keeping your kids safe and sound. Here […]