Okay, you have bad credit, but it’s not the end of the world. The impacts of the recent economic crisis in the United States continue to affect millions of American consumers. The impacts of home foreclosures, late credit card payments and loan defaults can linger for as long as 7 years. While recent analysis shows … Continue reading Bad Credit? Need a Car? There is Hope.
You’ve been searching for a reliable used vehicle for a while. Countless hours spent on the Internet perusing classifieds and numerous trips to local dealerships have left you empty-handed. You’ve even asked around at work to see if anyone is selling their car, or knows someone who might have something for sale. Your search has … Continue reading How to Avoid Curbstoning
One of the simplest car maintenance tasks to handle yourself is changing the oil. Along with replacing the oil filter, your oil change outlay should come in around $25, or typically half the cost of having your dealer or a service center do the work for you. We’ll take a look at how to change … Continue reading How to Change Your Oil
You’re in the market for a used car, but just not any vehicle. Specifically, you’re hemmed in by budget restrictions and can spend no more than $5,000, perhaps much less. The reality of the used car market is that even clunkers can cost a few thousand dollars and that’s exactly the type of vehicle you … Continue reading Buying a Used Car for Under $5,000
Your car isn’t working, so a call to your service center is in order. It is the second or third time this year you’ve been without your ride, presenting a major inconvenience to you, your family as well as to others. The writing is clearly on the wall: you need to replace your car. But … Continue reading Should I Repair or Replace My Car?
Did you find the perfect car and read over the CARFAX Vehicle History Report only to find it carries a salvage title? Your heart sinks, obviously. A salvage title is a scarlet letter that can turn any car, no matter how pristine, into Hester Prynne. Despite this, some buyers take advantage of cars with salvage … Continue reading Salvage Titles