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Buying a Car Based on Budget, Not Emotion

Buying a Car Based on Budget, Not Emotion

Buying a car is a big decision – and one that many people make with their emotions. Consider this common scenario: you walk into a dealership and fall in love with a car on the lot. It’s the perfect vehicle; you can see yourself driving it, it’s the right size for...
Used Car Trade-in Time! Get Rid of a Problematic Old Car Before the Snow Hits

Used Car Trade-in Time! Get Rid of a Problematic Old Car Before the Snow Hits

It’s used car trade-in time! Winter is almost here, and if you’re driving a problematic old car it’s best to find a replacement before the snow comes. We’re digging into the whys, hows, and what to considers for trading in your car before winter. Why: Weigh the Costs...
Winterize Your Vehicle – or Trade In? We Help You Decide

Winterize Your Vehicle – or Trade In? We Help You Decide

As we say goodbye to summer, now is the time to start thinking about whether to winterize your car vehicle, or trade it in. Which option is best for you? Let’s look at the pros and cons. Winterizing Your Vehicle As cold weather hits, your car can take a lot of wear...
Tips for Making a Financially Savvy Vehicle Purchase

Tips for Making a Financially Savvy Vehicle Purchase

When it’s time to make a new vehicle purchase, there’s a lot to consider. But the number one thing you should be thinking about is your finances. To paraphrase Suze Orman, when it comes to buying a car, plenty of people aren’t making the smartest choices. Buying a new...
Did the Cold Kill Your Car? It Might Be Time to Trade In

Did the Cold Kill Your Car? It Might Be Time to Trade In

Is it time to trade in your car? The winter weather can wreak havoc on vehicles. But how do you know if the problem is worth repairing? Historically, more Canadians buy new vehicles in the spring and summer months than in fall and winter, so if you’re thinking of...
Winter’s Coming – Continue Sinking Money into Your Old Car or is it Time to Say Goodbye?

Winter’s Coming – Continue Sinking Money into Your Old Car or is it Time to Say Goodbye?

With winter on the way, now is the time to take a good, hard look at your current vehicle. In Canada, icy roads, snowy drives, and frozen engines are part of the norm, so you need to take a proactive approach to prevent last-minute surprises. If your vehicle is older,...