344 Blog Posts From the Tips Tag


Assume the Worst when buying a Used Car

Assume the Worst when buying a Used Car

A used car is an unknown car. Even with receipts it’s hard to know for sure whether required maintenance was done — and done correctly. That second part being the intangible part. A receipt indicating that the axle lube was changed — or the brake fluid flushed — is kind of like a Federal Reserve […]

As More Trucks Hit the Road, More Fatal Accidents Occur

As More Trucks Hit the Road, More Fatal Accidents Occur

The number of trucks on the road increased in 2016 to 11.5 million from 11.2 million in 2015, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). As such, it makes sense that the number of accidents, particularly those including fatalities, also increased. In the report “2016 Large Truck and Bus Crash Facts,” published by […]

Taking your Car to College: 8 Pros and Cons

Taking your Car to College: 8 Pros and Cons

Having a car on campus is great, or is it? Your life can become much more convenient in some ways, and yet more stressful and inconvenient in other ways. It’s hard to say which is the better way to go, and it will depend on your situation and what you value. Here are eight pros […]

Guerrilla Car Buying

Guerrilla Car Buying

It’s never been easier to buy a new car; the harder part is not paying too much for it. “Easy” financing obscures how much you’re really paying, by spreading out the paying. Bundling of desirable options with options you may not want — but are pushed into buying in order to get the options you […]

What Are the Laws on Car Decals?

What Are the Laws on Car Decals?

Drive down any road in America, and you’ll see cars with logos, bumper stickers and decals plastered all over them. These slogans and advertisements can be catchy, witty, and help boost local businesses. Are you breaking the law when you cover your car in wraps or decals? What are the requirements concerning car decals, and […]