Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 2:39 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Price Is Right game show contestants could win a luxury car in Dream Car Week.

Tuesday, August 06, 2013 6:05 am
By Jay MacDonald · Bankrate.com

Car thieves have a taste for the finer things, as demonstrated by a new report on high-end vehicle thefts.

Saturday, July 30, 2011 7:00 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

There are a lot of reasons for frugal folks to be wary of buying luxury cars: massive depreciation, a thirst for expensive high-octane fuel, and of course, high auto insurance premiums. If you’re wondering why people pay higher prices to insure expensive cars, look no further than a news story from Monaco, in which one

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 11:23 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

For frugal car buyers, there’s nothing more important than a car’s long-term reliability. No one wants to be stuck paying off an auto loan on a car that’s having constant mechanical issues. J.D. Power released its annual vehicle dependability study this week, and the results were pretty surprising. The study surveys owners of major brands’

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 11:34 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

This week Cadillac became the latest luxury automaker to announce plans to offer free scheduled maintenance on 2011 models for the first four years or 50,000 miles of ownership. This idea isn’t new; Audi and Mercedes Benz have offered free maintenance on their cars in past years and BMW, Volvo and Jaguar are currently offering