Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Saturday, September 05, 2015 7:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

The gap between the monthly payments for new and used cars is at the widest level on record, according to Experian Automotive.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 5:13 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Used car prices have risen to a record high, according to an analysis, but the higher prices aren’t necessarily bad news.

Wednesday, June 03, 2015 7:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

The National Insurance Crime Bureau has warned that cars damaged in the recent Texas and Midwestern floods are likely to be sold to unsuspecting car buyers.

Saturday, May 30, 2015 7:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

While prices of used cars are higher on average, some used car prices are actually on the decline, according to

Saturday, May 02, 2015 7:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

The average number of miles logged annually per car within a household is the most in a two-car home, where the average car travels 11,800 miles, and 36 percent of households have two cars.

Saturday, December 06, 2014 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

The Federal Trade Commission has taken one step closer to changing its rules for used car sales to further protect consumers.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 8:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Payments for used car loans are on the rise, while loans to credit-challenged car buyers are not being given as freely.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 4:25 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Think twice before using your tax refund to buy a car — at least for the short term.

Saturday, September 14, 2013 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · now features a new tool to create custom label showing the official fuel economy rating for used cars.

Thursday, December 29, 2011 5:47 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

The list of top-selling cars for 2011 has some surprises this year, according to a sales study by Two Hondas, the Honda Civic and the Honda CR-V, are notably absent from the top ten list of best-selling new cars. Both vehicles typically log high sales every year, but sales in 2011 were compromised, due

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