For the past month, the MINI Cooper's "service engine soon" light has come on, but then it's gone off just a few days later. I figured it was just some bad fuel and let it go. Since the closest MINI dealership is about 30 miles away, I wanted a few … [Read more...] about MINI Cooper Warranty and Maintenance Plans Worked for Us
Have you ever considered financing your new car for 84 months? That's a full 7 year loan! Granted, I've had my share of 72 month loans. Heck, our Chevy Malibu was a 72-month finance, but we paid it off in just 2 years! But not everyone is getting … [Read more...] about More Auto Buyers Turning to Leases and Longer-Term Loans
With 3 cars, we have to keep 3 windshield washer reservoirs filled during the winter months. I used to see a gallon of fluid for only 99 cents, but now I can't seem to find it anywhere for under $1.50. Therefore, I made it my mission to find a recipe … [Read more...] about Making Your Own Windshield Washer Fluid
I just read this short article this morning about a couple whose truck was destroyed by fire on the way to the dealer to trade it in. The article didn't state any dollar figures, but in the end, the dealership still accepted the truck as a … [Read more...] about An Honest Car Dealer?
Last Friday, I had to travel down to Virginia to meet my new boss and submit some paperwork to the security office. I had the option to take the metro or drive, but since it was in the early afternoon (with low traffic), I decided to drive. Well, I … [Read more...] about Hit and Run: Had to Use Our Uninsured Motorist Coverage
I've had a GM Rewards Card for a few years now, which gives me 5% rewards points with each purchase that go towards a new GM vehicle purchase or lease. In the short time I actually used the card, I amassed around $650. I didn't get to use it when we … [Read more...] about GM is trying to tempt me