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General Motors (GM) Stock Rise on Tentative Union Deal
  • General Motors (GM) Stock Rise on Tentative Union Deal

General Motors (GM) Stock Rise on Tentative Union Deal

By |September 23rd, 2016|

General Motors (GM) was recently in talks with the trade union, Unifor, to discuss a new employment contract. Unifor started 2013 as a merger of the Canadian Auto Workers and Communications, Energy and Paperworkers unions. This new union consists of 300,000 workers and associate members in industries ranging from manufacturing and media to forestry […]

Is It Too Late to Buy Ford (F) Stock?
  • Is It Too Late to Buy Ford (F) Stock?

Is It Too Late to Buy Ford (F) Stock?

By |March 15th, 2016|

For the past few weeks, I’ve kept hearing about Ford (F) stock. Since February 15th, the stock is up almost 16%. However, since this time last year, it’s down nearly 20%. I decided to take a look at the details to figure out if it’s worth your time (and money).

I like Ford. It has […]

General Motors (Gm) to Invest $500 Million in Lyft
  • General Motors (Gm) to Invest $500 Million in Lyft

General Motors (Gm) to Invest $500 Million in Lyft

By |January 8th, 2016|

General Motors and Lyft, which is one of the world largest peer-to-peer ridesharing companies, are teaming up to develop driverless cars. Lyft is kind of like Uber, but only in about 65 U.S. cities.

The driverless vehicles they plan to develop are still years away from being street ready. But in the meantime, John Zimmer, president […]

Modest Money’s 21st Century Insurance Review 2015
  • Modest Money’s 21st Century Insurance Review 2015

Modest Money’s 21st Century Insurance Review 2015

By |December 16th, 2015|

Nobody likes shopping for auto insurance. You want to make sure you’re covered, and get back on the road as soon as possible. So I’ll make this short and sweet. 21st Century is a trusted auto insurer, in operation since 1958. They stack up competitively alongside other well known auto insurers. Their coverage is […]

A Different Take on Saving Money on a Used Car
  • A Different Take on Saving Money on a Used Car

A Different Take on Saving Money on a Used Car

By |February 17th, 2015|

It’s personal finance 101 that you’ll always get a better deal when you buy a used car. The original owner takes the depreciation hit and you get a barely-used car for 2/3rd of the price (or less!). You can take this a step further, though, a look for cars from dead manufacturers. Cars such […]

Could Subprime Car Finance Cause Another Global Financial Crisis?
  • Could Subprime Car Finance Cause Another Global Financial Crisis?

Could Subprime Car Finance Cause Another Global Financial Crisis?

By |February 4th, 2015|

Given the events of years gone by, the very mention of ‘sub-prime lending’ may bring fear to the forefront of your mind. Despite this, investors are turning to the subprime car finance market in their droves, lenders are underwriting deeper than ever before and both are likely making a tidy profit.

Car finance is now […]

How to Make the Most on Your Used Car
  • How to Make the Most on Your Used Car

How to Make the Most on Your Used Car

By |November 28th, 2014|

What did Warren Buffett say was the most important rule of investment? “Never Lose Money”. Now, Warren probably uttered this phrase with his trademark wry grin. It sounds simple, but if it were that easy to “never lose money” everyone would be rich, or at least no one would be poor. This is clearly […]

Driver Shortage Fears Growing For The Haulage Industry
  • Driver Shortage Fears Growing For The Haulage Industry

Driver Shortage Fears Growing For The Haulage Industry

By |September 2nd, 2014|

Haulage firms and driver agencies across the country have raised fears that there could be driver shortages due to new driver training requirements.

New law requirements mean that drivers will need to undergo additional training to be able to continue to drive any vehicle that weighs over 3.5 tonnes. The problem is that either drivers […]

10 Thrifty Driving Tips
  • 10 Thrifty Driving Tips

10 Thrifty Driving Tips

By |May 27th, 2014|

The following is a guest post about 10 thrifty driving tips. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me.

Most of us welcome the idea of driving at a cheaper cost and making sure that our fuel consumption is kept at a minimum. There is a […]

How to Cut the Cost of Car Ownership
  • How to Cut the Cost of Car Ownership

How to Cut the Cost of Car Ownership

By |December 11th, 2013|

The following is a guest post about cutting the cost of car ownership. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my guest post policy and then contact me.

The single most important factor in reducing your costs as a car owner is to buy second-hand, which will allow you to sidestep the horrors […]