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Keys Locked in the Trunk? Here's What to Do

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A moment of absent-mindedness, and now your keys are locked in the trunk. Don't panic! Follow this guide to get back on the road.

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9 Ways Life Is Wonderful When You're a Good Driver

You may be surprised to know that good driving skills make your life better in many ways.

5 Ways Having a Paid Off Car Is Surprisingly Great

We all know auto loans are bad for our bottom line. Check out just how much easier life can be when you straight-up own your car.

Should You Buy Your Leased Car?

Not ready to part ways with your leased ride? You can buy it. But that doesn't always mean you should.

Are You Wasting $68,000 on Gas?

You may think you need to commute a long way to work. But how much is it costing you?

6 Ways to Make the Most of Your Morning Commute

If you're lucky enough to have reliable public transportation, you're lucky enough to have a few extra moments of you-time. Make the most of it!

Help, I Bought a Lemon — Now What Do I Do?

You drove a lemon off the lot, and now you're stuck. Or are you? Take these steps to fix — or forget — that faulty set of wheels.

5 Questions to Ask Before You Sell Your Car

Think you're ready to bid a fond farewell to your hoopty? Hang on — make sure you know what you're selling — and what you're buying.

How to Buy a Used Car Without Getting Ripped Off

Buying a pre-owned vehicle comes with its own set of challenges — like making sure you don't buy someone else's headache.

The 5 Best Windshield De-Icers

Keeping your windshield free of ice in the winter isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these windshield de-icers and your windshield will always be clear.

What You Need to Know Before Leasing a Car

We're generally in favor of buying versus leasing. If you decide to lease, make sure you understand what you're paying for.

How to Save an Extra $1,094.86 a Year

Here's a super easy way to save over $1,000 a year on day-to-day expenses.

7 Money Mistakes Everyone Makes When Buying Their First Car

Before you drive off in the first shiny set of wheels that catches your eye, stop to think — are you making these naive money mistakes?

3 Reasons Why You Should Never Buy a New Car

Before you drop big bucks on a shiny new set of wheels, consider how much smarter it can be to buy used.

This Is How the High Cost of Cheap Gas Hurts You

Turns out cheap gas isn't so cheap after all.

Speed Past Car Debt With This Simple Timing Trick

Satisfy your craving for that new car smell and get your household out of vehicle debt by staggering new car purchases every six years.

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.