October 28, 2013
Congratulations. You’re driving off the dealer lot with your nostrils filled with that new car smell. You used savvy shopping and hard-as-nails negotiating to drive down the sticker price and the...
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 16, 2013
A moving violation can cost you more than $1,000 in fines and higher auto insurance premiums, but here's some advice that's just the ticket for minimizing the damage to your wallet.
"If you get a speeding ticket and your car is a 2005 or...
April 18, 2013
March 19, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — In warm, sunny, retirement landscapes from Phoenix to Fort Myers, retirees are putting the pedal to the medal on so-called “low-speed vehicles” — more formally known...
December 14, 2012
Kids, cars and college - that's a reality that most parents face. Some cringe at the thought of the financial implications of this combination. However, there are car insurance price breaks that parents can take advantage of. Kiplinger's...
December 12, 2012
I was responsible with money all throughout college. While my friends were out partying with the money their parents gave them, I babysat on Saturday nights, had an on-campus job and tutored to make extra cash.
My motto was “work hard, play...
December 3, 2012
Pretty much everything I did with my money immediately after college was a mistake, starting with a series of loser boyfriends and progressing into a love affair with vintage clothing, karaoke and crazy costume parties. But through it all, I had...
November 21, 2012
Unfortunately, picking a topic to write about came a little too easily this time around. You see, I totaled my first car two weeks ago. As you can imagine, such an experience involves learning a...
November 2, 2012
Without power in Manhattan since the storm Sandy hit, Doug Block is in denial about his car. The 2003 Pontiac Vibe is in a garage on East 20th Street - a good two blocks from the East River - and flooded, probably over the top of its hood. Block...