Buying Guide for Old School Muscle Cars

A red muscle car in a drag race

Muscle cars are described as high-performance American cars. In some definitions, American muscle cars are described as intermediate-sized cars that are fitted with a V8 engine. Historically, American muscles were all rear-wheel drive. When you decide to look for used and old-school muscle cars, your preferences will be different. There is no … Read more

The Best Japanese Electric Cars You Can Buy

the all-time top selling plug-in electric car in Japan, Nissan Leaf

Today, electric cars have never been this popular. There are several reasons contributing to their popularity. The rising oil prices to begin with and the increasing environmental pollution has forced many countries to take big steps when it comes to electric cars. Furthermore, countries like the United States are trying to reduce … Read more

Should I Buy a Car That Has Had Flood Damage?

cars on a flooded road

Floods, like other natural disasters, can create huge damage to vehicles. A flood-damaged vehicle is one that has been completely or partially submerged in water to the extent that its body, transmission, engine, and other mechanical component parts have been damaged. If the vehicle is so damaged and no longer operable, the … Read more

Car Loan and Lease Calculators

Car Loan and Lease

A car lease allows a person to drive a new car without ever having to pay in large amounts or taking out a loan. But a car lease only lets a person to drive the car only for a fixed period. The amount of payment is agreed upon between the leasing company … Read more

Trade in Your Car as a Down Payment

Trade in Your Car as a Down Payment

One of the financial facts of buying a car is the more you put down, the less you have to pay to drive the car home. You might receive more favorable financing terms or the dealership reduces the sticker price of the vehicle. However, not all down payments come in the form … Read more

Should You Buy a Demo Car?

Should You Buy a Demo Car

Is it possible to own a new car that has several thousand miles on the odometer? The answer is yes, if the “new” car you bought was formerly a dealership demo car. Demo cars represent vehicles that one or more of a dealership’s employees has driven for personal use or the dealer … Read more

How to Get Out of a Car Lease

How to Get Out of a Car Lease

Leasing a car instead of purchasing a car offers you several distinct advantages. With depreciation greatest after year one of ownership, leasing a car means you are not on the hook for the reduced car value. You do not need to put much, if anything down when you lease a vehicle. Think … Read more

Top 5 Car Buying Secrets You Need to Know

Top 5 Car Buying Secrets You Need to Know

It is not as clandestine as something that goes down at the CIA, but buying a car involves uncovering the Holy Grail of secrets that determine whether you get ripped off by an over zealous automobile sales representative. Not every car salesman implements shady business practices to motivate you to sign on … Read more

How to Choose Which Car to Buy

How to Choose Which Car to Buy

Outside of a home, no other purchase requires more preparation and forethought that what buying a car requires. Simply kicking the tires and turning the key in the ignition does not cut it anymore. To know how to choose which car to buy, you have to follow a logical series of steps … Read more

Why Leasing a Car is a Good Idea

Why Leasing a Car is a Good Idea

One of the best automotive debates focuses on whether you should buy or lease a vehicle. No, the debate is not strong enough to merit a ballroom brawl, but it does bring a little emotion out of people. Some consumers prefer to outright own a vehicle, while other consumers like to lease … Read more