Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

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How Can I Disinfect the Inside of My Car for COVID-19?

Car Interior Disinfecting and Cleaning Tips for Coronavirus

With the recent news of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) spreading across the world, it’s more important than ever to make sure you stay disease-free. You won’t want to forget about your car if your daily routine involves driving around in a vehicle. Here’s how you can disinfect and clean the inside of your car for COVID-19. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Is Financing with a Buy Here Pay Here Dealership a Good Idea?

Benefits of Buying a Car from a Buy Here Pay Here Dealer

Car shoppers hunting for a new or used vehicle may encounter some road bumps along the way (no pun intended). Buy Here Pay Here dealerships eliminate many of those obstacles, making vehicles easier for customers to purchase and drive away with. Overall, based on your situation, financing with a Buy Here Pay Here dealership is a good idea to consider. Let’s take a look at all of the benefits of buying a car from a Buy Here Pay Here dealer. Read the rest of this entry >>

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What are the Benefits of Cosigning a Car with Someone?

Cosigning Pros and Cons

If you have bad credit, getting accepted for a loan can prove to be difficult. One way to improve your chances is to get a cosigner. What are the benefits of cosigning a car with someone? Are there any drawbacks? Cosigning isn’t for everyone, so let’s explore the pros and cons of cosigning a vehicle. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Is Tax Season a Good Time of the Year to Buy a Used Car?

How to Use Your Tax Refund on a Vehicle

It’s tax season and many families across the U.S. are filing for their tax returns. While you wait to receive your refund, consider how you want to save or spend it. If you are looking to buy a car during this time of year, you’ll need to know the best ways to use your tax refund on your next vehicle. Read the rest of this entry >>

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How Can My Payment History Impact My Credit Score?

Top Two Factors that Influence Credit Score

Having good credit is essential in the finance world. Those with good credit are more likely to be approved for loans and receive lower interest rates as these borrowers are deemed low risk. So, what things can impact a person’s credit score? There are many different factors that are taken into consideration. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Does Salt from the Road Damage the Paint on my Car?

How to Protect Your Vehicle’s Paint in Winter

When it gets icy outside during the winter, everyone who lives in areas like Wisconsin know that roads need to get salted. The salt helps melt ice and give drivers more traction. However, as you drive on salted roads, your tires will kick up the salt onto your vehicle. That raises the question of whether salt from the road will damage the paint on your car. Here’s some tips on how to protect your vehicle in winter. Read the rest of this entry >>

flat tire on car parked on gravel road

What Tools Do I Need to Change a Flat Tire?

You’re driving down the road when you hear a thump, feel a vibration, and then a loud flapping noise. Your steering wheel starts to pull to the side of where you heard the sound. One of your tires just went flat. If you’ve never come across this problem, you’re probably asking a couple of questions. What tools do I need to change a flat tire? How do I change a flat tire? Today, we will be teaching you how to do just that. Read the rest of this entry >>

Oil spots underneath a vehicle

Why Is My Car Leaking Oil?

Reasons a Vehicle Could Be Leaking Oil

If seeing oil spots under your car is all too familiar, then you have a leaking vehicle in your hands. However, a car leaking oil may not be as obvious. Perhaps you smell burning oil after taking a drive or you see blue smoke coming out of your exhaust pipe. This is a very common problem that drivers come across and there are numerous reasons why your car could be leaking oil. Read the rest of this entry >>