Why cable bills are rising again and what can you do

Cable and satellite TV providers are ringing in the new year with an unwelcomed gift: higher cable bills. Comcast, for instance, says customer bills will rise 2.2%, on average, in 2018. AT&T is raising DirecTV's...

These are the best and worst cars of 2017

The folks at Autoblog spent 2017 testing and reviewing the year’s new cars. With 2018 fast approaching, we asked them to pare down their list to the three best and worst cars of the...

New Yorkers Would Lose Under the Republican Tax Bill

The tax bill approved by the Senate is many things, offering a huge tax cut for corporations, lower rates for the wealthy, and a big victory for Republicans and the White House. It is also...

Three important steps to winterize your car

It’s important for car owners to get ready for winter because winter weather can have adverse effects on your car and driving. Rich White, executive director of the Car Care Council, summarizes the important...

White House chief of staff’s personal cellphone compromised

White House officials believe Chief of Staff John Kelly's personal cellphone was compromised, raising concerns that hackers or foreign governments may have had access to data on the phone, Politico reported on Thursday. The suspected...

How To Refinance Your Auto Loan

You may associate the term “refinancing” with a mortgage or a student loan. However, almost any loan can be refinanced if the conditions are correct, including an auto loan. Why would you consider refinancing an...

Six Auto Securitization Trends From ABS East

When assessing the strength of the auto finance industry, it’s often helpful to separate actual performance from the ratings on the ABS markets, said John Bella, managing director of structured finance asset-backed securities for...

How to Avoid Buying a Car Flooded by Hurricanes

It has become predictable. First come the hurricane and flooding. Then come the dire warnings about waterlogged cars being put up for sale without any notice about flood damage. This year’s big storms have flooded...

Ten Questions to Ask When Buying a Used Car

You find an ad for a used car that looks great and begin daydreaming about taking it for a spin. But first, remember: Every used car has a history. “New cars are all exactly alike,...

Looking for Auto Insurance? Here Are 6 Things You Need to Know

Let’s get one thing out there: no one is especially psyched to get car insurance. You get it because it’s a financial safeguard against damage to your car or injury to you or others...

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