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  • Dead Car Battery: What’s the Cause and How to Fix It

    Dead Car Battery: What’s the Cause and How to Fix It

    There’s nothing quite as frustrating as climbing into your car, turning the key, and then… nothing. Sometimes there’s the distinct rumble of your engine trying (but failing) to turn on, and other times there’s the woeful click of the key and then complete silence. Dealing with a dead car battery isn’t fun, and it’s often […]

  • When to Refinance a Car and When to Wait

    When to Refinance a Car and When to Wait

    According to Statistics Canada, 1.6 million new vehicles were registered by Canadians in 2021. So if you’ve taken out an auto loan in recent times, you’re in good company. However, when the new car smell wears off and those late-night drives become a ho-hum experience, there’s one aspect of car ownership that you can’t escape from: The […]

  • How Much Money Should You Put Down on a Car?

    How Much Money Should You Put Down on a Car?

    In 2021, it was reported that the average price of a car in Canada was over $50,000. While car prices may be higher, that doesn’t mean you can’t find a great finance deal, so what’s the rule of thumb for a down payment on a car?  Many people get confused when deciding how much they should be spending […]

  • How to Save Up for a Car With Low Income

    How to Save Up for a Car With Low Income

    Did you know that there are more than 37 million low-income households in the United States alone? If you don’t make a lot of money, saving money for a car can seem like an impossible task. However, if you have patience and a bit of ambition, you’ll find that you’ll be able to learn how to save up […]

  • 12 Driving Tips to Improve Your Fuel Efficiency

    12 Driving Tips to Improve Your Fuel Efficiency

    Right now, gas prices are soaring to record highs all over the country. Even after being adjusted for inflation, they’re still some of the rarest prices we’ve seen in the last 50 years, including the energy crisis in the 1970s. Despite this, most drivers in America have no choice but to continue to drive to work, pick […]

  • 8 Top Tips for Buying Your First Car

    8 Top Tips for Buying Your First Car

    If you’re thinking of buying your first car, you’re not alone. Car sales are on the rise in the US, topping over 15 million sales in 2021 for the first time, and we’re on track to beat that record again this year! However, many consumers don’t take buying a new car as seriously as they should. Especially […]

  • 13 Common Car Loan Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    Did you know that more than half of all new car loans in 2018 were financed for 84 months (7 years) or longer? Not only are Canadians buying more cars than ever, but they are financing them for longer as well. If you are thinking about getting an auto loan soon to finance your dream car purchase, […]

  • 10 Things You Should Know About Bad Credit Car Loans in Canada

    10 Things You Should Know About Bad Credit Car Loans in Canada

    You’re ready to buy a car and you’re doing the research. You’re ready to go sign your name on the dotted line and purchase your new set of wheels when you get denied for financing because of your credit. If this sounds familiar, bad credit car loans may be the answer. The struggle of bad […]

  • An Ultimate Guide to All-Season vs. All-Weather Tires in Canada

    An Ultimate Guide to All-Season vs. All-Weather Tires in Canada

    Has this ever happened to you? You take your car in for an oil change and while you’re there, the mechanic mentions that you should get some new tires. He mentions they stock both all-season and all-weather tires but depending on how long it’s been since your last new set and rotation, you might be […]

  • Used Car Financing: What You Need to Know

    Used Car Financing: What You Need to Know

    Did you just buy a used car and now need to find a used car financing option? Are you trying to find out what kind of used car insurance your car needs and what details to look into? If you are looking into used car insurance, you have probably recently purchased a used car. This […]