According to BLS data, the average American family spends more money on transportation costs than they do on food – in no small part due to maintenance and repair costs to keep vehicles on the road. Debt.com helps you cut transportation costs with tips and tricks on how to handle auto repair costs without breaking the bank.
March 21, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Depending on where you live, your costs could be up by more than 60 percent.
January 31, 2017 | Joe Pye
Japanese models top the list of least frequent repairs.
January 30, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Auto claim frequency and severity are up over the last two years, making insurance companies consider raising the costs of policies and premiums.
January 3, 2017 | Money Talks News
With a little TLC, today’s vehicles can easily last for 200,000 miles.
November 3, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Traffic fatalities are going down, thanks to smarter cars. But auto insurance rates aren’t going down with them.
September 9, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader wants to know how to force the dealership to finally fix his broken-down ride.
April 9, 2015 | Jess Miller
But if you make these 5 car repairs yourself, you can prevent that from happening.
October 1, 2014 | Jess Miller
Thanks to the Internet, more people now report being able to fix their own cars — saving them time and money.
August 21, 2014 | Angela Colley
In the time it takes to read this, you could find a buyer for your crappy car.
August 7, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
Used car prices won’t reach pre-recession levels until 2019, but that doesn’t mean you can’t save now.
July 25, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
Maybe they should call it Wi-Fly. And maybe everything should be priced like chicken, too.
June 25, 2014 | Raychel Lean
Why has sexism seemingly perished from everywhere but garages? Here’s what the experts say.
May 20, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
Here’s a quick and handy guide to cheap and easy maintenance anyone can handle.
May 7, 2014 | Lulu Ramadan
There are many terrible tips on how to save money on gas out there. Debt.com pulls the few simple ones that actually work.
May 2, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
Hands-free texting isn’t safe, and no, you really can’t multitask.
April 4, 2014 | Brian Bienkowski
Are you prepared for a flat tire or other mechanical issues? If not use these tips to build an emergency car kit for your vehicle.
April 2, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
Car insurance claims may fix your car, but wreck your finances. On average, a single collision or injury claim can raise rates more than 40 percent. Here’s what to do about it.
March 31, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
The more you understand about what happens under the hood, the more you can save.