Shawn, a subscriber and frequent commenter here at Clever Dude, as well as a personal friend of the Clever Dude and Dudette will posting occasional guest articles. You can read his introduction here. By Shawn Earlier this year, the Clever Dude … [Read more...] about Insurance: Do You Have An Umbrella For A Rainy Day?
Two checks came in within the last week in relation to our Chevrolet Malibu that we sold in August: A check for $818 from the GM Protection Plan extended warranty. We purchased this extended warranty for about $1,400 new, before we knew that we … [Read more...] about More Cash Back from Our Chevy Malibu Sale
After reading NoCreditNeeded's article titled "Drip, Drip, Drip Your Way Out of Debt", I got to wondering "How much interest did we save by paying off our Malibu almost 4 years early?" I hopped on over to the Bankrate Auto Loan Calculator and … [Read more...] about How we dripped our way out of debt
I'm going to finally admit to the world how much we screwed up in our past auto purchases, in hopes that you don't do the same. In college, I purchased a brand new 2001 Saturn L300 for about $20,000. Actually, I did the GM SmartBuy method, which … [Read more...] about How we lost $14,500 by stupid mistakes