Now that the weather is getting colder, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to protect your car. For many of us, a car is vital to our everyday life, which means that we can’t afford to be without it for long.Unfortunately, as robust as most modern vehicles are, they can still struggle with the winter weather. Freezing temperatures can cause many issues … [Read more...]
Unless you live in a major city with great public transportation, you and your family depend on your car, mini-van, SUV and for some even an RV, for daily travels to take care of the family.
We talk all about vehicles in this section, including buying, maintaining, and selecting vehicles.
This post is sponsored by Honcker, the app that makes leasing cars as easy as 1-2-3. All opinions are our own.Car shopping is not something I look forward to doing. My current car is on its last wheel, so to speak, and I know I can’t put off looking for a new one much longer. I’m a little overwhelmed by the thought of everything that goes into getting a new car, though. … [Read more...]
I also got the privilege of learning how to change a tire. That was not that hard. Of course, you need some strong hands but I now know how to put the jack, lift the car, remove the tire!I find the above are basic car safety tips that everyone should know. Of course, there are many other things that you should probably know about your own car, like when to … [Read more...]
Winter driving in Canada can be a nightmare if your car isn’t properly equipped. White-out conditions during heavy snow can make it downright impossible to see two feet in front of you. Even on a relatively clear night, those wet roads from melting snow cast reflections that make the road darker than usual. Bottom line, without good headlights, you’re driving blind. The first … [Read more...]
Looking for a great deal on a used car? Check out the best places to shop for a great deal on a used car that won't turn out to be a lemon! This post is brought to you by Localmart.The situation in the US used car market is now more promising than ever before, as there has been a steady growth in the number of car sales in the past year. The sharp increase in prices for new … [Read more...]
Cars have to be able to get us from one place to another as safely as possible and few people have more journeys to make than parents of young children. Whether you are on the hectic, daily school run, collecting them from a visit to a friend’s house, dropping them in town or driving them to and from their ever expanding list of after school activities; you need a vehicle that … [Read more...]
This post brought to you by Insurance Hunter. All opinions are 100% mine. Each year the Insurance Bureau of Canada releases the annual report that lists the most stolen vehicles. Thieves prefer these cars because they are easier to steal and it might shock you if you see that your vehicle is on the list.What I noticed on the list of the most stolen cars of 2012 … [Read more...]
Post brought to you by Insurance Hunter. All opinions are 100% mine. Insurance can be really expensive, and sometimes you think you're getting a great deal, when in actuality, there is a better deal out there. Many people think that just because they've been with the same company for years, they're probably getting the best rate possible, but that's not true. Many Auto … [Read more...]