Articles on Cars and Transportation

The 5 Best Jump Starter Kits

There are few things worse than car trouble, but the right tools can minimize the misery. Use any of these jump starter kits the next time your car won't start.

3 Ways Your Commute Is Killing You — And What to Do About It

Commuting, whether by car or public transit takes, its toll — in your health. Learn what steps to take to limit the effects of the daily drive.

4 Ways Being a Safe Driver Will Save You Big Money

As if you needed another reason to be a safe driver, it'll save you big bucks, too.

The 5 Best Car Battery Warmers

Keeping your car running during the cold winter months isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these car battery warmers and your battery will last through spring.

6 Smart Auto Finance Options

Most of us can't afford to pay cash for a new or used car. Finding the right auto financing is easier than you think.

8 Things You Should Always Buy Used

Sure, who doesn't love that new car smell? But for cars and these other seven things, you'll save mega bucks buying used.

10 New Car Costs the Dealer Is Hiding From You

A new set of wheels can cost a pretty penny — even more so if you go for some sneaky extras. Beware of these new car costs!

The Best Gas and Military Credit Card: USAA Cashback Rewards Plus American Express

For military members and their families, the USAA Cashback Rewards Plus American Express provides the best opportunity to earn the most cash back on their purchases.

6 Ways to Drive a Hybrid or Electric Car on the Cheap

Ready to ditch your gas-guzzling days? Here's how to find a hybrid or electric car for super cheap.

5 Wild Rides You Can Absolutely Afford

Have you ever wanted to zip around on a jetpack, or catch a ride on the world's longest bus? Guess what — you can, and for cheaper than you think.

The 11 Best Parking Apps for Your City

"Parking in the big city is easy," said no one ever. Let these apps find you an affordable spot in no time.

8 Common Car Repair Mistakes That Can Cost You

Squeaky brakes need attention — stat! Delaying car maintenance or repairs is only going to cost you more later. Maybe a lot more.

7 Easy Ways to Calculate Your New Car Budget

A shiny new set of wheels can really loosen your purse strings. Don't hit the dealership without knowing what you can truly afford.

What Does Car Rental Insurance Really Cover On Your Credit Card?

Before you charge your next car rental on a credit card, find out what coverage you're really getting.

Best Money Tips: 11 Things to Do Before Buying a Used Car

Today we found some great articles on things to do before you buy a used car, emotional mistakes that keep you poor, and major dos and don’ts at a job interview.

8 Easy DIY Car Repairs to Save Big

When it comes to small auto repairs, skip the repair shop and find your inner greasemonkey — it's much cheaper and plenty satisfying, too.

Here's How Rich You'd Be If You Stopped Driving

What would you rather have — a car or a house? Once you recognize how much a car really costs, you may rethink how you get around.

6 Times When It's Okay to Drop Insurance

Are you paying too much for peace of mind? In some cases, it might make sense to reduce your insurance coverage — or drop it altogether.

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10 Magic Words to Say to Get the Best New Car Price

High-pressure salespeople are clever with words — especially in the auto market. Turn the tables with these negotiation winners.