Down Payment

Down Payment

I get this question often. “How much should I put down on my car?” Rule of thumb is usually 20% but the answer might not be so straightforward. Your objective is the most important thing to keep in mind when considering putting money down. For most people, the monthly...
Vinyl or Leather?

Vinyl or Leather?

Just based on the title of this entry, I know what you’re thinking. “VINYL?!?! That’s cheap. Who buys that?!” Well, I’m here to tell you, LOTS of people. If you are familiar with vinyl, you probably liken it to horrible car interiors of the 60’s. And I have to agree...
GAP Insurance

GAP Insurance

Let’s talk GAP. No not the clothing brand but something that could save your keister in the event you ever found yourself in a sticky situation. Let us first define what GAP insurance is and then let’s discuss who needs it and why it might help. GAP insurance- a...
Automatic Braking Standard

Automatic Braking Standard

Ten automakers have vowed to make automatic emergency braking standard on their vehicles. The list of those automakers can be found here http://www.motortrend.com/news/1509_10_automakers_to_make_automatic_emergency_braking_standard/. Most brands offer this technology...
The WORST Kind of Car Buyer

The WORST Kind of Car Buyer

Buying a car is one of the most daunting task that the majority of us have to do at one point or another. There are lots of things that can go wrong and will go wrong if you do not know what to look for. The absolute worst kind of car buyer is the payment buyer. A...