Car maintenance you can do yourself

Regularly and properly maintaining your car is just as important to its operation as filling it up with gas. For most car-owners though, getting their vehicle serviced is a chore, so in my never-ending effort to make car ownership more simple and enjoyable, I’ve compiled this list of maintenance items that you actually need, and... 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 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 →

Get Your Car Summer-Ready

Summer’s easy when it comes to driving, right? No snow, clear skies, just a simple change from winter to summer tires and you're ready to go. But, there are a few more things to do to ensure your vehicle can safely handle those summer road trips. Tires Changing from winter to summer tires is just... Continue Reading →

How Many Miles are Too Many?

One of the first things most of us look for in a pre-owned car is the number of miles on the clock. While miles matter, there are a few other important areas you can't afford to miss. Let's be honest - what you're really looking for in this post is numbers. What number should you... Continue Reading →

How to Maintain Your Car’s Value

You just bought a car. Congratulations. Now, even before that new (or used) car smell wears off, it's not too early to focus on getting the most out of your future trade in. Accordingly, here are a few "sell your car" tips to turbocharge your vehicle’s lifetime value. Maintenance   In much the same way that you need to visit... Continue Reading →

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