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Report: The Top 10 Most Stolen Vehicles Cars February 28th, 2024
If you thought maintaining your vehicle was a task, a recent automotive report illustrates how difficult it is to keep…
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How To Find a Trustworthy Mechanic Cars February 28th, 2024
Today’s vehicles can be quite expensive to buy and maintain, which is why establishing a good relationship with a local…
best new cars for the money.
Study: The 10 Best New Cars for the Money Cars February 22nd, 2024
When it comes to buying a vehicle, money expert Clark Howard wants you to focus on used cars, but sometimes,…
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7 Money Mistakes You Might Be Making at the Gas Station Cars February 20th, 2024
Gassing up may be a routine exercise, but if you aren't strategic you could be siphoning money down the drain.…
vehicle costs over five years.
Report: Cars With the Lowest Cost of 5-Year Ownership Cars February 16th, 2024
When you consider the prices in the vehicle market over the past few years, you may feel that buying a…
long auto loan
Are You Following Clark’s Maximum Auto Loan Length Rule? Cars February 14th, 2024
The majority of new car loans right now stretch between 67 and 84 months, according to vehicle research site Edmunds.com.…
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Report: Most Popular Used Cars in America Cars February 5th, 2024
Prices in the used car market are steadily getting better, which is what money expert Clark Howard predicted would happen.…
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Avoid the #1 Mistake That Car Buyers Make Cars January 23rd, 2024
When it comes to buying a car, as with anything, there’s a right way to do it and a wrong…
The Best Car-Buying Services in 2024
The Best Car-Buying Services in 2024 Cars January 22nd, 2024
If you've ever bought a car, you already know how much of a headache the process can be. Fortunately, there…
Tires
The Best Places To Buy Tires Cars January 19th, 2024
When you’re looking for the best place to buy tires, there’s certainly no shortage of options. But between warehouse clubs,…
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I Want To Liquidate Investments Instead of Taking Out a Loan for a Vehicle. How Should I Do That? Cars January 17th, 2024
Purchasing a vehicle? Generally, you have two options. You can pay the full price in cash. Or you can take…
new car prices
Report: The Average Price of a New Vehicle Cars January 16th, 2024
The average price for a new vehicle is on its way down – but it's not a straight drop --…
American-made cars
Report: The Top 10 American-Made Cars Cars January 4th, 2024
About half of shoppers say that they would pay more — an additional 30% — for a vehicle that helps…
Used electric vehicle under $25,000.
Report: 5 Used Electric Vehicles Under $25,000 Cars January 1st, 2024
The U.S. vehicle market has been inflated for much of the past three years, but prices are starting to normalize.…
3 Ways To Get a Free VIN Check Before Buying a Used Car
3 Ways To Get a Free VIN Check Before Buying a Used Car Cars January 1st, 2024
Every vehicle has its own number, appropriately called a Vehicle Identification Number: VIN for short. Researching that number can tell…
Costco Tire Center: 5 Things To Know Before Getting New Tires
Costco Tire Center: 5 Things To Know Before Getting New Tires Cars December 29th, 2023
When you think of Costco, you probably don't immediately think of tires— but maybe you should! That's because the warehouse…
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Should I Buy a Tire Protection Plan? Cars December 22nd, 2023
You stroll into a tire center and get a set of four new tires for your vehicle. There are some…
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We’re Driving To Florida. Should We Rent Two Minivans or Drive Our Own SUVs? Cars December 21st, 2023
Officials expect record-setting numbers in airports across the country this holiday season. Not everyone wants to fly, as it can…
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What Is the Best Platform To Sell My Car? Cars December 20th, 2023
Buying and selling vehicles without getting ripped off is important. Outside of a house, it's often the biggest purchase any…
Save gas money at the pump
How To Save Money on Gas: 23 Ways Cars December 19th, 2023
Regardless of the price of gasoline where you live, you should make every effort to save at the pump. In…
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The Average Vehicle Age in America Cars December 18th, 2023
Thanks to technology, today’s cars don’t show their age like they used to, says money expert Clark Howard. “Cars just…
cars with the best gas mileage.
Report: Best Fuel-Efficient Cars Cars December 14th, 2023
With gas prices going up and down, fuel efficiency should be a determining factor when it comes to buying a…
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Should I Take My Car to a Dealership for Oil Changes and Maintenance or Find Cheaper Prices Elsewhere? Cars December 11th, 2023
Vehicle maintenance is a tricky thing for most people. You know that you need to take good care of your…
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I’m in a 1-Car Household. Should I Lease or Buy a Tesla? Cars December 6th, 2023
Evaluating whether to buy an electric car such as a Tesla has become a dynamic decision. It forces you to…
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What Are the Pros and Cons of the Costco Car Buying Program? Cars December 5th, 2023
To rephrase a quote from President John F. Kennedy, ask not what you can buy from Costco -- ask what…
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I’m Living in Hawaii for 4 Months. Renting a Car Is Expensive and I Can’t Find Leases. What Should I Do? Cars December 4th, 2023
Picture this: It's winter. You live somewhere snowy. But instead, you fly to Hawaii and spend four months soaking up…
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My Vehicle Is Approaching 200,000 Miles. Should I Drive It Until It Dies Or Sell It Before It Breaks Down? Cars November 30th, 2023
Driving an older vehicle until it no longer runs is cool. No, really. Among people who excel at saving money…
Used car vs. new car
Why Clark Howard’s Car-Buying Advice Is Going Back to Normal Cars November 22nd, 2023
If you’ve tuned into the Clark Howard Podcast or read money expert Clark Howard’s car-buying advice online over the past…
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Clark Howard’s #1 Tip on Car Mechanics Cars November 16th, 2023
If you’ve read our guide on how to find a trustworthy mechanic, you know that fixing unexpected vehicle problems can…
cars that hold their value
New Report: 10 Cars That Hold Their Value the Most Cars November 13th, 2023
In inflationary times, it’s increasingly important that consumers look for value in the things they buy. This is especially true…