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10 must-haves for the perfect road trip this summer

Few experiences evoke a feeling of nostalgia like a summertime road trip of epic proportions.
Tue, 05/03/2016 - 05:34

10 Tips to Maximize the Resale Value of Your Car

In January, I wrote a guest post for, the premier website of automotive advice for women.
Mon, 03/04/2019 - 18:58

4 Common Road Trip Fails to Avoid this Labor Day Weekend

There were 34.4 and 39.3 million drivers on the road this past Memorial Day and 4th of July holiday weekends, according to Verizon Telematics.
Tue, 09/20/2016 - 12:20

5 tips for traveling smartly this Thanksgiving

Photo courtesy General Motors. Thanksgiving is almost upon us, and now is the time to start preparing for that long road trip to see the family.
Wed, 11/27/2013 - 07:02

5 Ways to Make Safe Driving ‘Cool’ to Your Teenager

Distracted driving and teenagers make for a deadly combination — one that parents, car manufacturers, and legislators are well aware of. Lecturing your teenager on the merits of safe driving can fall on deaf ears.
Fri, 06/24/2016 - 03:05

5 winter weather driving tips for beginners

If you’re like me and you’ve spent the majority of your adult life in a place that doesn’t have “real winters,” you probably panic at the thought of driving in snow or on ice.
Sat, 12/27/2014 - 07:02

6 questions to ask before you start car shopping

As you may have suspected, I often get asked which car to buy by friends, family and neighbors. With this question comes a response in interrogative form.
Sun, 03/24/2019 - 16:14

8 Helpful Tips|How to prep your car for sale by owner

Image via actual Internet posting of this car for sale.
Thu, 06/08/2017 - 05:24

Don’t Buy a Car on a Rainy Day

Last night, my husband and I were at our friends’ house for dinner when they mentioned they would be venturing out today in search of a new car for the wife. My ears perked up upon hearing such news, mostly because I had a slew of information to prep them before they made their purchase.
Tue, 09/03/2019 - 11:07

Don’t Fear the Salesperson

I checked in with my friends who were buying the Nissan Murano over the weekend. They did heed my advice by not purchasing their car on a rainy day, but I can’t give myself all of the credit. They walked away from the purchase because of a horrible experience at the dealership.
Thu, 04/19/2018 - 20:44