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
For our holiday trip to PA, we took my Honda Ridgeline, even though we've proven the cost efficiency of driving the MINI over the truck. Honestly, we needed the extra space for gifts and for a reclined seat for my back. We got back Tuesday night, … [Read more...] about The MINI Cooper is sick!
I've been taking my Honda Ridgeline to a Honda dealer in Rockville for service for the last 18 months of ownership, and I just need to rant about one thing: the mechanics. Let me say this up front, though, that the guy's checking in the vehicles are … [Read more...] about Rant: The Dealer’s Mechanics are Messing with My Truck
Last weekend, we took the Honda Ridgeline truck home to PA for the holiday. During the entire trip, we drove 650 miles. During the drive, Stacie wondered how much more we were spending in gas by taking the truck versus the MINI Cooper or even the … [Read more...] about Challenge: Premium Fuel Car versus Regular Octane Truck
Getting tired of my talking about our Malibu? Well, you may only have to endure a few more days. Here's the latest status: I confirmed with the MVA that I am not required to get the inspection prior to sale, contrary to what their site says. … [Read more...] about Chevy Malibu sale update #2
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