Deal or No Deal: The Best New Car Savings in May

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Buying a new car isn’t a game show, but you can feel like you’re put on the spot. With so many sales and savings options thrown at you, it’s easy to pick a deal, but if you shop around, you might find one that’s better. Some low interest rate deals in May look enticing, but their terms are limited. If you have to pay a loan off in three years or less, your monthly payments will ... continue reading»

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Best Midsize Car Deals for February

If you’re heading to the dealership this weekend and are looking to get a good deal on a new midsize car, we’ve compiled a list of February’s best car incentives on midsize cars to help you save some money. Be sure to get to the dealer no later than next Wednesday, since most of the February incentives expire then. Car deals this month are not as good as last month, since many dealers have cleared their remaining ... continue reading»

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Things to Consider if Gas Prices Continue to Increase

Earlier this month, we told you about the prospects of gasoline reaching $4 a gallon this summer, and perhaps even as high as $4.60 in major metropolitan areas. A couple weeks ago, the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report listed the national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline at $3.48. The average price today is $3.64 a gallon. While no analyst is certain how high the price will climb, the $4 threshold is quickly approaching. In ... continue reading»

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Government Proposes Guidelines to Limit Distracted Driving

With the myriad of technologies available to us these days, the temptation to use them at all times and remain connected has never been higher. The problem is that these gadgets divert your attention away from something else, and when you’re behind the wheel, this can be a fatal problem. In order to curb distracted driving, the U.S. Department of Transportation released its first-ever guidelines for automakers to place limitations on in-car technology that could be distracting. According ... continue reading»

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Will Your Car Get Stolen?

Nobody ever wants to walk outside and find that their vehicle is suddenly missing. Unfortunately, car theft is a daily occurrence, and in many cases, a thief needs very little time at all to commandeer your car. Like all goods, black market demand for certain vehicles is higher than others. Last summer, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) released a list of the 10 most stolen vehicles in 2010. While you might expect Ferraris and Lamborghinis to be the most ... continue reading»

Tags: Features, Ford F 150, Ford Mustang, Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, Vehicle Theft

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