Alllll the way back on the 9th (uh, Saturday), I wrote how I sent off the final check to pay off our Chevy Malibu. However, I forgot to mention some other important, and interesting, information: We bought the 2005 Chevy Malibu in March, 2005 on … [Read more...] about Oops, forgot to mention this about our Chevy payoff
Yesterday, I shocked you with how much we spent in 1 year (2006) on our cars. To recap, the 2 of us own 3 vehicles that cost us about $22,000 last year: 1. 2006 Honda Ridgeline RTS - the biggest loan (about $25k left), but the most … [Read more...] about Overspending on Cars – What do we do now?
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
I like the idea of small, fuel-efficient cars making their way to the US, especially hatchbacks, because of their versatility. However, I'm appalled that these small cars are touting their "32/38" fuel economy (such as the Honda Fit, Nissan Versa or … [Read more...] about Why the hype about small cars?
We've finally hit the home stretch! Let's recap what we've covered so far. In Part 1, we realized we needed a replacement for my Acura (well, wanted with a little bit of need in there) and decided that a combo wagon, SUV, crossover (isn't that … [Read more...] about Is the Honda Ridgeline the best truck ever made – Part 3 of 3
In Part 1 of this series, we discussed my rationale for deciding why I should sell my Acura sedan, and then determine what kind of vehicle we needed. Part 2 will discuss my reason to claim that the Honda Ridgeline may be the best truck ever made. … [Read more...] about Is the Honda Ridgeline the best truck ever made – Part 2 of 3