Our Household’s Two-Car vs. One-Car Debate

Downsizing to one car to become a one-car family is not always a popular idea. Let me show you how our last year with just one car has gone, and why you might want to try it. Have you ever thought about downsizing your car to become a one-car…

New Car Vs. Used Car: Why We Will Buy Used

Wondering should you buy new or used cars? I’d like to show you our own history with buying used versus when we bought new to help you decide. Should you buy new or used cars? For us, I can easily and decisively say that all of the new…

Car Gift Ideas for Used Car Owners

Need some car gift ideas for that beater car or used car owner in your life? I’ve got you covered with both car safety items, car accessories gift ideas, and more. I’ve owned a beater car for 18 years now – in fact, I’ve never had…

Are the lowest rate car loans actually the cheapest?

Amanda's Note: This was provided by an online contact.  If you’re looking for the lowest rate car loan, it may be tempting to instantly opt for the cheapest option you find. Think carefully though before you commit to the lowest rate car…

Gifts for NASCAR Fans in Your Life

Is NASCAR race day an all-day event for someone in your life? You’ll find some awesome gifts for NASCAR fans in your life. The flashy cars. The rivalries. Cheers from the grandstands. Stage racing. That iconic vacuum-belt-wheelie sound…
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The One-Two Punch for Finding an Honest Car Mechanic

When you own beater cars (like I've done my entire life), you quickly learn how important finding an honest mechanic is to your whole operation. Let me show you how to vet one so you can trust them. You're reading the blog of a woman who…