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7 Essential Car Winterization Tips

Wondering how to best prep your car for winter? These 7 simple tips will help you winterize your car and maximize performance and safety in snow and ice. Brutal winter weather can take a toll on your vehicle, both inside and out. Frigid temperatures can lead to dead batteries, flat tires, brittle belts, and a...

Synthetic Vs. Conventional Oil

Have you ever walked into the repair shop for an oil change and been offered a more expensive synthetic oil, but weren’t sure if the extra cost would be worth it? If so, you’re not alone. According to a AAA nationwide survey, 44% of drivers are unsure or skeptical that synthetic oil is actually better...

7 Women Who Changed The Auto Industry For Good

Florence Lawrence Image: Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research, Florence Lawrence02 1908, marked as public domain, more details on Wikimedia Commons This “first movie star” also invented what we now refer to as “turn signals.” Born in 1886, Florence was an auto enthusiast who had seen her fair share of accidents. Frustrated by not...

5 Mechanic Upsells & How To Avoid Them

If you’ve been to an auto repair shop in the past year, there’s a good chance you paid more than you should’ve for service… That’s because many repair shops operate on an incentivized pay structure. In other words, mechanics get paid more to upsell you on services (which you may… or may not actually need). Here...

Top 5 Budget Road Trip Destinations In The U.S.

Looking for a fun, affordable vacation that won’t break the bank? It’s road trip time! Not sure where to start planning? Check out our top 5 recommended budget road trip destinations - especially the ones located near your neck of the woods! Southeast: Blue Ridge Parkway, VirginiaThis is one of the most scenic drives in...

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