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4 Ways to Check Car Accident History Before Buying
By Emily Andrews
Cars that are involved in accidents can suffer extensive damage not immediately visible to the naked eye. It is vital that all mechanical issues, whether they are visible or not, are repaired to ensure the vehicle is safe to drive.

Top Car Maintenance Tips for This Winter
By Abby Drexler
During winter, the temperatures are not as favorable, and your vehicle may be affected differently. If you are a new car owner or just need a refresher, here are some maintenance tips that you should consider during winter.

The Pros and Cons of Owning a Car in College
By Kristin Savage
One of the things many college students wish for is the freedom to move around on their own. Sleeping a little longer when you have morning classes and driving home for the holidays can be important for some. No matter how you see it, the advantages of owning a car while in college are many. At the same time, there can be quite a few disadvantages too.

Time to Refinance Your Auto Loan?
By Dale Peterson
Paying off a car loan can be difficult, so you may want to look into refinancing a car loan you have. With so much uncertainty in the economy today, it’s really something worth considering.

The Rise of 3D Printing in the Automotive Industry
By Louisa
3D printing is a technology that is slowly being utilized across all areas of car manufacturing. In fact, it has changed the way many car companies operate, in terms of automotive production, employee productivity, and customer satisfaction. The range of applications for this technology is continuously expanding, bringing with it numerous advantages.

Teen Drivers - 6 Tips for Financing Your First Car
By Tim Setterfield
Do you need a car to get to school and other extracurricular events? Want to finally put that newly acquired driver’s license to good use? If so, you might be ready to begin financing your first car. It can be intimidating to get a new one especially when you’re still a teenager but don’t worry as we’ll be sharing with you some tips on how to make that happen.

How To Plan A Safe Winter Road Trip In Tennessee
By Katie Tejada
Winter road trips are as risky as they are rewarding, which is why most people steer clear of them. Read on to learn how to plan a safe winter road trip for a risk-free and rewarding experience.

Should You Have A Car In College? The Pros And Cons
By Katherine Rundell
College is an exciting time. Along with all the other important decisions you have to make, is to decide whether or not you should have a car. Like most things, there are pros and cons. To help you decide, here are the benefits and drawbacks of having your own car in college.

Buying a Car – 6 Steps to Write the Contract Properly
By Kristin Savage
Buying a new vehicle is always a big deal. Even more so if you consider the fact that you will likely use your new car for several years before switching to another one. As such, you should pay close attention to the contract you sign with the seller of your new car.

Car Financing Tips – Choice is Empowering
By Dale Peterson
If you are just starting to make some big financial decisions for the first time, you are going to want to be cautious and thoughtful about getting your car financed. To begin with, when you are first getting started, say after graduating from college or simply starting your first job, it’s far too easy to make financial decisions that you pay for years into the future.

Who Is Entitled to a Vehicle After a Person Dies If It Is Not Included in a Will or Trust?
By Douglas Parker
If someone passes away and they do not have a will or a trust, it can be difficult to distribute all of their property, including vehicles

What Women Want When Shopping For & Buying a Car
By Greg Thibodeau
Does your gender impact how you buy a car? Learn what women tend to prefer when shopping for and buying a car, and how it can differ from what men want.

7 Ideal Cars For Supersized Families
By Kristin Herman
If you have a large family – typically one with many children – one of your concerns may be looking for an efficient vehicle that can carry your family anywhere and everywhere without having to sacrifice space, seating, or decent gas mileage.

Why You Should NOT Buy Your Car on Ebay or Craigslist
By Jeff GoodSmth
When you’re ready to buy a car, you have a lot of decisions to make. What kind of vehicle best suits your needs? Do you want to buy a used car or a new car? How am I going to finance my purchase? And, finally, who will you buy your car from?

4 Driver-Friendly Auto Trends to Look Forward to in 2021
By Greg Thibodeau
2020 is a year that most of us wouldn’t mind leaving in the dust. From COVID-19 shutdowns to election mayhem, every day has felt like a toss up. What’s next, 2020?

Hot Rod: 5 Essential Tips For Buying Your First Car
By Ronald Cain
The excitement that comes with buying your first car is unforgettable - a sense of freedom, of future potential, of limitless possibility. Owning your first car can enable you to take long strides into the future of adulthood.

Auto Financing – Smart Auto Financing
By Dale Peterson
For people who are looking for a new or used car, the fun part is finding the car of your dreams. We hear that most people really enjoy looking at the various models out there in the market.

Does Health Insurance Cover Motorcycle Accident Injuries?
By David Martin
No matter how a safe rider you are, motorcycle accidents happen when you are on the road. A rider may suffer serious injuries and financial burdens from medical bills.

DIY Car Maintenance Tasks to Save Money
By Karla Lopez
Owning a car requires a handful of responsibilities. One responsibility that should be on top is the car's maintenance. Regular maintenance prolongs your vehicle's lifespan.

6 Ways to Keep Your Car Looking New Longer
By Abby Drexler
We think it's reasonable to assume that any car owner knows that washing and waxing help maintain a car's finish luster. Vacuuming the interior also goes a long way toward keeping the inside looking new.

Direct to Consumer Auto Financing
By Dale Peterson
What a great time to be looking for a new or used car! Rates are down, and a flood of cars are coming off leases which makes shopping pretty exciting.

7+ Quick Tips And Tricks To Polish A Car
By Risa
Cars are undoubtedly the best invention mankind has possibly made, isn’t that right? They are an inevitable part of our daily lives, so it becomes our responsibility to keep them spotless and shiny throughout the year, every year.

Essential Car Maintenance for First-Time Car Owner
By Mariam N
Owning a car is already a necessity these days, especially if you live in a location where public transportation is simply not an option. But even so, it adds comfort, convenience, and safety.

Car Buyers: What You Need to Know About Lemon Law
By Abby Drexler
One of the administration's responsibilities is to shield buyers from misrepresentation and inadequate items. To shield buyers from damaged vehicles, states have instituted "lemon laws."

Car Loans for Uber Drivers. What You Need to Know
By Mike
Everyone’s heard about the benefits of becoming a rideshare driver. It pays well, you have your personal schedule, you can drive/work as much as you want, you get uber insurance or rideshare insurance and off you go.