Author Archive: Amy F.
Reasons to Avoid Using Co-Signers on an Auto Loan

There are a lot of risks involved for a co-signer. Sometimes the arrangement works out well for both parties, but this isn’t always the case. Try to explore other options before asking someone to cosign on your auto loan.

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B.R.A.K.E.S. Reaches Milestone in Promoting Teen Driving Safety

B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe) is a free driving program for teens led by racing champion Doug Herbert. This pro-active non-profit has recently reached a milestone in promoting teen driving safety by instructing its 20,000th student since its inception.

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What Happens to Your Car in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

If you have a car when you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you could find yourself with a big decision to make. In many cases, a bankruptcy filer can choose to either keep the vehicle or surrender it to the lender.

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Buying Affordable Award Winning Cars with Bad Credit

Choosing to buy a car that has been awarded a spot in the J.D. Power APEAL Study rankings is a smart move. And there are a few models on the list that might be affordable enough for consumers with credit issues or limited budgets.

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Affordable New Cars for College Graduates

Autotrader has recently published a list of new vehicles that are priced below $25,000 (starting), get at least 30 miles per gallon on the highway (EPA estimated) and are ideal for recent college graduates.

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Building Good Credit as a College Student

Having good credit will help you qualify for loans, get better insurance rates, rent an apartment and qualify for a cell phone plan. And it is entirely possible to start building good credit as a college student.

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Safe and Affordable Used Cars for Teens

Are you in the market for a reliable used car for a new driver? Consumer Reports has recently put together a list of the safest used cars for teens.

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