Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, November 14, 2016 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Carmakers have reduced greenhouse gas emissions and improved fuel economy while increasing production of SUVs and crossover-utility vehicles to record levels, the government says.

Monday, September 16, 2013 6:05 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

Five years after the economy collapsed, the president gave a speech on all the work still ahead.

Saturday, March 09, 2013 6:05 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Japanese car brands ranked the highest, representing eight of the top 10 brands in the Consumer Reports Annual Report Card.

Wednesday, November 09, 2011 9:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Car shoppers who’ve been hesitant about buying a new car from Ford or Lincoln due to the reports of the less-than-user-friendly MyFord Touch “infotainment” system (not to mention the new owners who’ve been grumbling) will be happy to hear Ford has announced that an improved system which is simpler to use will be arriving early

Tuesday, August 03, 2010 11:36 am
By Claes Bell ·

For those of you that were following the issue, here’s an update: Yesterday, the Massachusetts legislature rejected the latest iteration of the “right-to-repair” law. Like I said in the last blog post on the subject, the law would have forced automakers to turn over schematics and other proprietary information about their cars to independent car