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7 Car-Care Myths That Need to Die
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7 Car-Care Myths That Need to Die

Your Great-Uncle Frank may have gotten 150,000 miles out of his Studebaker, but the advice he handed down is probably out of date.
May 20, 2019
New-Car Shopping for the Introvert: Still a Hassle
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New-Car Shopping for the Introvert: Still a Hassle

For new-car shoppers, the quest to find a fair, fixed price and complete the transaction online remains elusive.
May 9, 2019
Car Buying Is Stressful
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Car Buying Is Stressful

The real struggle for a deal is often waged in the finance and insurance office.
May 9, 2019
Car Lease Ending? Expect to Pay More
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Car Lease Ending? Expect to Pay More

Now may be a good time to buy a certified used car.
May 9, 2019
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15 Cars You Can Drive Forever
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15 Cars You Can Drive Forever

Some models just seem to keep rolling along, whistling past the junkyard. We've identified 15 cars with exceptional and sometimes surprising endurance…
April 2, 2019
6 Money-Saving Car Accessories Everybody Should Have – Yes, Even You
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6 Money-Saving Car Accessories Everybody Should Have – Yes, Even You

It’s okay, we get it: There are plenty of people for whom the car is simply a conveyance of necessity—a vessel, not a ride.
March 25, 2019
Teenagers Can Be a Pain (to Insure)
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Teenagers Can Be a Pain (to Insure)

A number of insurers offer discounts for good grades or completing a defensive driving course, but the price of covering teens remains high.
January 3, 2019
Skip the Car With the Big Red Bow
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Skip the Car With the Big Red Bow

Kiplinger's senior online editor -- and resident car guru -- David Muhlbaum joins Ryan and Sandy to discuss buying a new car over the holidays. Our ho…
December 17, 2018
10 Things That Will Soon Disappear Forever
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10 Things That Will Soon Disappear Forever

Ten years ago, thousands of Blockbuster Video stores occupied buildings like this all over the country, renting DVDs and selling popcorn.
September 13, 2018
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After a Hurricane, Beware Flooded Cars for Sale
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After a Hurricane, Beware Flooded Cars for Sale

If you're buying a used vehicle in an area recently hit by a hurricane, check to make sure it doesn't have any flood damage.
September 10, 2018
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How a Mouse Ate My Car
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How a Mouse Ate My Car

Our world is full of wonderful furry creatures. They just need to stay the heck away from our vehicles already.
August 30, 2018
7 Steps to Get Your Car Ready for a Summer Road Trip
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7 Steps to Get Your Car Ready for a Summer Road Trip

What’s a bigger American tradition than the summer road trip?
June 4, 2018
The Best Way to Buy a Used Car
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The Best Way to Buy a Used Car

Look for two- to three-year-old used vehicles because they’ve already lost the lion’s share of their initial value.
April 4, 2018
9 Ways to Get the Best Deal on Your New Car
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9 Ways to Get the Best Deal on Your New Car

Most people have a love-hate relationship with car shopping.
February 9, 2018
Surprisingly Good Reasons to Buy a Rental Car
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Surprisingly Good Reasons to Buy a Rental Car

Buying from Hertz, Avis and Budget is so low-hassle and transparent that you may not mind getting a car that dozens have already had their mitts on.
February 5, 2018
Driving a Hard Bargain on a New 2018 Car
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Driving a Hard Bargain on a New 2018 Car

Our tips on negotiating strategies and getting a new ride that will hold its value well.
February 1, 2018
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Get a Deal on a New Car in 2018
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Get a Deal on a New Car in 2018

Cars cost more, but automakers are offering generous incentives to lure you into the showroom.
February 1, 2018
It Might Be Time for a New Driver's License
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It Might Be Time for a New Driver's License

Make sure your ID meets requirements for air travel.
January 9, 2018
Get Quality Tires for the Best Price
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Get Quality Tires for the Best Price

We've got tips to ease the burden of finding the right rubber to keep your ride safe.
December 13, 2017
Now More than Ever, It's Time to Diversify
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Now More than Ever, It's Time to Diversify

As much as it might pain you to move out of some hot investments for some less exciting ones, if you're near retirement, that's exactly what you shoul…
December 5, 2017
3 Reliable Used Cars That Are Bargains
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3 Reliable Used Cars That Are Bargains

Ford, Kia and Cadillac make affordable alternatives to popular vehicles on the used-car market.
November 9, 2017
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5 Signs You're Buying a Flood-Damaged Car
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5 Signs You're Buying a Flood-Damaged Car

A used vehicle with a superlow price may have been submerged in the recent hurricanes.
November 2, 2017
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Buy the Gas Your Car Deserves
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Buy the Gas Your Car Deserves

Gasoline is just gasoline — or is it? Also, we wade into the premium vs. regular debate.
October 11, 2017
Buying a New Car? Check the Resale Value
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Buying a New Car? Check the Resale Value

Even people who hold cars forever should pay attention to this metric.
October 11, 2017
Best New Car Values of 2016
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Best New Car Values of 2016

These picks from Kelley Blue Book will hold their value and save you money at the pump.
October 3, 2017
Car-veat Emptor: Tips to Control Car-Buying and Repair Costs
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Car-veat Emptor: Tips to Control Car-Buying and Repair Costs

Navigating the world of car expenses can be confusing, but some extra legwork can really pay off.
September 22, 2017