Cars

5 Cars That Thieves Don't Touch (and 5 Simple Anti-Theft Tricks)

Do you drive one of the least-stolen cars in America? Read this to find out.

Best Money Tips: Save on Rental Cars

Today we found some stellar articles on saving on rental cars, cheap thrills that actually satisfy, and helping natural disaster victims.

Best Money Tips: Auto Insurance Discounts You May Be Missing

Today we found some awesome articles on auto insurance discounts you may be missing, date night on a budget, and creating a more flexible work environment.

Best Money Tips: How Car Owners Can Save Money

Today we found some great articles on how car owners can save money, surviving a trip to IKEA, and credit card charges you didn't see coming.

Best Money Tips: 10 Car Shopping Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Today we found some awesome articles on car shopping mistakes and how to avoid them, saving for retirement, and steps to great finances.

Best Money Tips: How to Dispute Your Mechanic Bill

Today we found some great articles on disputing your mechanic bill, 3 things to do when deciding to buy a house, and how to get a job using LinkedIn.

Ask the Readers: Do You Buy New or Used Cars?

Tell us whether you buy cars new or used and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How To Cut Car Ownership Costs

Here are a few things to consider to keep the costs of car ownership low.

Skills That Can Save You Money Part 1: Parallel Parking

See why something as basic (well, to some) as parallel parking can be a ticket to big savings.

Used Toyotas Are Being Discounted. Would You Buy One?

Recently Toyota Motor Corp. has been plagued with bad news as it recalled millions of cars and stopped selling several of its products affected with braking issues. These problems

"Cash for clunkers" bill passed by Congress - what does it mean for consumers?

A few months ago I wrote about several car buying incentives that were floating around. This was before the bankruptcy of Chrysler and GM and there was a rumor going around that t

Conspicuous Spending: Fading to Black

In the black community and many other communities there is a sense that material possession and flair denotes character, accomplishment and power. It's a poor dad mentality and a

Tata Nano - Is the world's cheapest car a blessing or a curse?

Today Tata Motors announced that the Tata Nano will be released in India in July, 2009. With a price tag of around $2,000, the Tata Nano is the cheapest car in the entire world.

The Art of Wearing Things Out, and Then Some

I've grown up hearing the phrase, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." It never occurred to me that this saying could apply to a frugal lifestyle. How often do you really wear some

To change the bulb, just remove the bumper. Wait, what? - UPDATED.

I was warned. I had been a loyal Honda owner for my entire driving life. But, after realizing that my Honda Civic Coupe was just too awkward for my growing family, I started lookin

Are your new tires really 6-year old ticking time-bombs?

Check the tires on your car. How do they look? Plenty of tread, no bald spots, no wear and tear? If that’s the case, you’ve probably got a great set of tires with years of life lef

It Bears Repeating - Driving Slower Saves Money

We've talked about it until we're blue in the face, but it's worth repeating - driving slower saves gas and money!

Save More Gas by Safely Following Trucks

I have been trying to drive at 55 miles per hour to save gas, and I am doing it by driving behind big trucks in the slow lane so that I do not get honked at or pulled over by the h

How to get your car stolen

Every 26.4 seconds, a vehicle is stolen in the U.S.* If you want yours to be one of those vehicles, just follow these simple guidelines and the thief will be driving away in your n

Five Reasons Why I Love Public Transportation

When I lived in Berkeley I loved taking public transportation, and since I was such a bus aficionado I did not learn to drive until I was 20. Right now I live in San Mateo where t