Since the election, we have seen an increase of prices at the pump. Both diesel and unleaded are headed upward with little relief in sight. The average mileage in the US in 2018 was 13,500 miles per year. I’m sure this has changed since the start of Covid with people choosing to stay home and […]
Six Steps to Successfully Purchasing a Car
I’ve owned three cars in my life and they have come from Grandma, grandparents and my mom. Nothing like the family discount when you’re buying a car 🙂 Today, PF Pro contributor, Melissa Hoffman takes a look at what it takes to buy a car. The event I’ve been dreading is arriving… no, it’s […]
Can You Get Along Without a Car?
For many young people, one of the keys to independence is getting their first car. It’s not only kind of a rite of passage, it’s also a step toward adulthood.
6 Ways to Combat High Prices at the Pump
I don’t know about you, but in the last few months I have noticed that gas prices are going up. In fact, a recent article by AAA indicates we may not see relief for a while yet. One of the reasons for the increase we are all feeling is the higher price the United States […]
How to Buy a Car Online Without Being Taken for a Ride
I didn’t buy a car online when I was younger, although I still remember my first car. It was a green, Chevrolet Impala that was nearly as old as I was. Regardless, driving it to high school and my evening job was much better than walking. It had a few dings and the heater barely worked. […]
Why You Should Plan to Keep Your Older Car
Anyone who knows me knows I love my car. No, it’s not some fancy, sporty European coupe or a rock-climbing, off-roading, adventure-seeking vehicle. It’s not new, it has zero special features, and it doesn’t have leather seats. It’s just a plain ol’ Mazda sedan – a Mazda3 to be exact – that is one grade […]
Is a AAA Membership Worth It?
One of the ways companies like to hit up consumers over and over is by charging monthly or yearly subscription fees. That’s usually why most businesses won’t offer lifetime memberships, instead they opt for subscription type services. That way, you have to keep coming back every year and give them more money. It’s a pretty […]
Can I Get Rid of My Car Yet?
Having lived in Southern California my whole life, I’ve always needed a car to get around. Even when I was young and I couldn’t drive anywhere, I still relied on my parents to drop me off at school, take me to soccer practice and wherever else I needed to go. Now that I’m all grown […]
$55 Credit From Uber Taxi Service For New Members
Update: The Amazon Local portion and the Google Wallet portion of this deal have expired but you can still get $10 free by using my referral link. I just got back from a trip to Dallas and I have to say, that city has got to have some of the worst cab drivers in the […]
A Review of My Experience With Car2go San Diego: A Car Sharing Service
Although Car2go hasn’t reached every major city yet, there is probably some type of car sharing service available in your local metropolitan. Whether it’s Zipcar or some other service, the idea of car sharing has really taken off over the past couple years. I’m pretty intrigued by the whole idea because less cars on the […]