Summer is a wonderful time to travel with your family, and AAA has been reporting record numbers of us are taking car trips to get to our destination. Gas prices are not quite as high as they were in the spring, but they can still put a dent in any family’s budget with fill-ups … [Read more...] about 8 Ways Your Family Can Save at the Gas Pump
Maintenance & Repairs
While the merger of Sirius and XM reduced some satellite radio competition, there's still a good chance of scoring a lower subscription rate just by asking (or threatening to cancel).As an example, the XM Everything package is listed at $12.95/month (as of May 2010) which works … [Read more...] about Negotiate for a lower Sirius or XM radio subscription rate
We know they can feel like a pain in the butt, but getting regular oil changes for your vehicle is the most important thing you can do to keep your car running smoothly and to get the best gas mileage. They can save you anywhere from $500 to $3,000 in repair and … [Read more...] about Extend your car’s life by changing your oil and oil filter regularly
It is much cheaper to pay for regular tune-ups than to pay for costly repairs that can result from your car breaking down - and breaking down is much more likely if the car is not properly maintained. In addition, cars that are poorly tuned use 25%-35% more gasoline, a waste of … [Read more...] about Save $300 or more per year by keeping your car properly tuned
Warning lights come on for a reason, and odd sounds or issues with how a car is running can indicate problems as well. Keeping your car properly maintained can help avoid some damage, but when issues or warnings arise it is crucial to get them checked immediately. Delays can lead … [Read more...] about Pay attention to your car – if something seems wrong, it probably is. Waiting to get things fixed can mean much more expensive repairs.