The top car scam on Craigslist and OfferUp

Online buying and selling sites like Craigslist and OfferUp make it easy for anyone to list just about anything, so it makes sense that they’re two of the most popular places for people to sell cars. And there are plenty of honest, trustworthy people doing just that. But unfortunately, because there’s no protection for buyers... Continue Reading →

Car Resolutions for 2020

Wait... how did it get to be 2020? Weren't we supposed to have flying cars by now? We might have a lot of tech that George Jetson would envy, but we're still riding on four tires. And it's the start of another new year. So along with our resolutions to work out and eat better,... Continue Reading →

Car upgrades that are actually worth it

image credit: psmdynamic.com In the world of car ownership, there are generally two schools of thought: there are those who think of their cars no more fondly than they do their toaster ovens—they consider their car an appliance, and have no intent to modify or upgrade it, just as you and I would never consider... Continue Reading →

Car depreciation and how to beat it

image credit: TRED.com We’ve all heard about how the second you drive off the dealer’s lot, your new car starts to depreciate. In fact, most cars lose 10% of their value on that first drive-off. That first year after buying a new car is a killer: the value often drops 20% or more. After that,... Continue Reading →

Tips for buying a car in a different state

Sometimes, when you’re looking for a very specific car—maybe a particular combination of options, an unusual color, or just a car that’s rare overall—your only option may be buying it from out of state. Buying a car in a different state is definitely possible, but there are a few more things to consider, and do,... Continue Reading →

Safest cars 2019: here are your best options

With all of the recent advances in technology and materials, it’s easy to take car safety for granted. The bar is high, and most modern cars are very safe compared to previous decades. But if you have a family, a new baby, or are regularly driving children around, you’re probably interested in the very safest... Continue Reading →

The five best cars for college students

College is a special and unique time in a person’s life. It represents an often unharmonious collision of academia and celebration, of studying and having fun. It’s the only time in our lives when delivering a presentation on the Hawthorne studies and eating pizza bagels for breakfast can happen in the same 24 hour period... Continue Reading →

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