Buying a Car
May 30, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The U.S. used-car market is facing big supply shortages and unusually high prices these days, so consumers might as well buy certain models new instead of used, since...
May 22, 2013
There are signs that America’s credit crunch is easing. Auto sales have been growing for several months. Mortgage interest rates have been at rock bottom for so long that many homeowners with good credit have...
May 20, 2013
Hurricane Sandy damaged more than 250,000 automobiles when it slammed into the eastern United States six months ago, and experts fear dishonest sellers are still trying to soak used-car buyers with vehicles hit by the storm.
May 14, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — If you’re in the market for a new Ford F-150 truck, you’re better off looking in Chicago than Atlanta.
May 13, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Starting this week, I'm in hiding from Audi Financial Services. They're coming after me, I know, because I'm on the lam with...
May 7, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Warm sun, flowers blooming, longer days — spring has definitely arrived. What better way to celebrate than to cruise the road in a new car ... or a new used car? No...
April 18, 2013
April 1, 2013
The Federal Reserve's moves to drive down mortgage rates have produced a great side effect for U.S. consumers — record-low rates on car loans, too.
"Auto-loan rates are the lowest we've ever seen," says Greg McBride of market watcher...
March 20, 2013
The Federal Reserve has a pledge to keep interest rates low until unemployment falls below 6.5 percent and inflation tops 2.5 percent. But with the...
February 22, 2013
If you’re in the market for a new set of wheels, checking out a car or truck’s accident history isn’t a luxury.
It’s a necessity.
For obvious, if unethical, reasons, sellers don’t want buyers to know about accidents a vehicle has (...