Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Saturday, March 19, 2016 7:05 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

75% of U.S. drivers feel “afraid” to ride in a self-driving car, yet most are interested in semi-autonomous features on the cars they own.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 12:45 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Expect the roads to be crowded this Thanksgiving holiday, with more Americans piling their families into their cars to visit loved ones.

Thursday, July 23, 2015 1:23 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

New testing by AAA has revealed shortcomings of all headlights — even the most advanced styles — on rural roads with no overhead lighting.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 6:22 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Low gas prices and rising household incomes mean lots of Americans will travel this holiday weekend.

Tuesday, December 09, 2014 4:11 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Losing your ability to drive can upend your retirement, so it’s good to have a transportation plan in place.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

AAA Travel projects that 34.7 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles from home this Labor Day weekend, the highest volume since before the 2008 recession.

Wednesday, July 02, 2014 10:30 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

More Americans will take to their cars for a road trip this July Fourth holiday and they’ll spend more than last year.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 2:06 pm
By Claes Bell ·

AAA has a new survey out this month illustrating the impact of the tough economic environment on car owners. The survey finds that 1 in 4 American drivers couldn’t afford to make a car repair of $2,000 if they faced one today. That finding is pretty troubling, considering how many car repairs can run that