Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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

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

Monday, July 26, 2010 10:05 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Ever had a friend or relative who sold a car after it had serious structural repairs because they didn’t feel safe in it? Turns out they may have been on to something. Mechanics, especially those with ties to insurance companies that typically foot collision-repair bills, often use aftermarket replacement parts because they are significantly less

Tags: Cars, Ford, OEM