Articles on Cars and Transportation

7 Ways My Clunker Is Smarter Than a Hybrid

Hybrid cars are all the rage, but keeping a "clunker" might be a better move, environmentally and financially.

Auto Insurance

Auto insurance is meant to cover the expenses that can go along with a car accident. There are a lot of factors that go into determining just how much you'll pay to insure your

Best Money Tips: How to Buy a $5,000 Car

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we give you tips for buying a good $5,000 car, how TV can actually save you some cash, and why financial intervention wit

Is Telecommuting a Good Way to Go Green?

There are some savings that go along with a small business allowing employees to telecommute, but it also offers an opportunity to go green.

How To Cut Car Ownership Costs

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

Mogi's Extended Vehicle Protection: Is it Worth It?

Mogi offers insurance on things like car parts, service, and maintenance. Would you pay a monthly fee to cover any problem that came up with your car? Sure, it would give you some

Best Money Tips: How to Sell Your Car on Craigslist

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we share killer tips for selling your car on Craigslist, how to make your own yummy goldfish crackers, and a cool new pur

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.

6 Slick Tools to Save Money on Car Repairs

These 6 tools are reliable and affordable, designed to help get car maintenance and repair costs under control and well under budget.

More Evidence. More Deals. Would You Ever Trust Toyota Again?

Recently, Xin Lu wrote an article about the falling price of used Toyota cars. And it's not only used cars but brand new cars that are being discounted. There has been talk of yet

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

Best Money Tips: I’ve Got One of the Recalled Toyotas. Now What?

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we tell you what you need to know if you're driving a recalled Toyota, how to keep your budget under control when guests

Extended Car Warranties: 3 Things to Know

Extended car warranties can keep you from wrecking the family budget. But you need to shop them as carefully as you do your car. Here are three things to look for.

Flying With Valuables? Keep Them Safe And Carry A Gun!

Worried about the safety of your valuables when you fly? Carry a gun and you'll keep them safe.

‘Tis The Season To Get A Speeding Ticket! Are You Next?

Yes, speeding tickets suck. And yes, they’re also a necessary deterrent; they come not just with fines and points on your license, but insurance rate hikes. This is also the time o

The Joy of Buying a New Car: 9 Car Buying Tips

There are a few key areas and tips that prospective car shoppers must keep in mind when looking to buy a new or used vehicle.

Become a Frequent Flyer Master and Earn a Free Flight Every Year

Ssshh: don’t bother me. I’m busy doing my Christmas shopping and accumulating enough frequent flyer miles to pay for two overseas flights – in business class. I’m doing it with the

How to Buy Personal Carbon Credits That Count

Even in this tough economy, there's a booming market in personal carbon credits. Learn how, and where, to buy them.

The game of Haggling: How to Get a Great Deal on a Used Car

Getting a great deal on a used car is easy if you know how. Here are 9 tips from a frugal family on how to get the most out of your car-buying dollars.

4 Tips to Save on Car Insurance

Auto insurance is one of those pesky, nagging things, almost like a tiny leech. It sucks money away and we're not even always aware of it, at least until we have to write another c