How to Get Out of a Car Lease Without Ruining Your Credit

Leasing your car can be an expensive way to get around. And if you suddenly find yourself unable to afford your existing auto lease, you can’t just put your car up for sale or run to the dealer to trade it in. But what most don’t know is: Yes, you can get out of a […]

10 Costly Driving Habits

Once upon a time, the only certainties in life were “death and taxes.” Today, it’s safe to say we can add a third — rising gas prices. The price of fuel keeps going up, with nary an end in sight. Need some ways to save on gas? Here are ten driving habits that cost big […]

Should You Ever Buy a Brand New Car?

True penny pinchers always buy used cars over new ones for one rock solid reason: new cars depreciate by thousands of dollars the second you drive off the lot. But three years ago, before my financial epiphany, I bought a new car, and I don’t regret it. I concede that buying used is usually best, […]

The Cost of a Long Distance Commute

Have you every considered taking a long distance commute for a better job or to live where you want? If so, exactly how much would that long distance commute cost?

Do You Fix Your Dings?

Less than two years after buying a new pickup truck, I had received not one, but two grapefruit-sized dents – one for each side – thanks to two different drivers’ reluctance to use a rear-view mirror.

The Rich Borrow Free

Ever wonder about 0% loans? Are they too good to be true? And if so, why would the company even offer it?

When Your Car is a Gold Digger: Budgeting for Auto Maintenance

Your car. You love it when it takes you to work or through winding mountains on a weekend escape. When it comes time for oil changes and tune-ups, however, your car stereo plays a different tune.

Can You (Really) Save on Car Insurance?

Car insurance. You hate paying for it until you need it. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could actually get a cheaper car insurance policy?

Ex-Car Salesman Tells All: How to Beat the Auto Dealerships at Their Own Game

Ex-Car Salesman Tells All- How to Beat the Auto Dealerships at Their Own Game

One month in auto sales taught me the dealership’s playbook. Here are their secrets.

The Best New Cars for College Graduates

After graduation you’ll need some new wheels to get to that all-important first job. But which new car is for you? Money Under 30 picks the top new cars for college graduates and young professionals under 30 based on affordability, reliability, and appeal. 2007 Scion tC Avg. MSRP: $15,000 (Man.) If you crave an affordable […]