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One Stop Shop For Motorcycle Parts

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 19, 2017 | Categories: Auto
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Some people ride a motorcycle because they can’t afford a car. Men and women alike ride motorcycles, and it is one of the cheapest forms of transportation for them. Others ride a motorcycle as a hobby. But to most of them, it is more than a hobby, it has something to do with passion. This […]

The Real Cost of Buying a Used Car

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Auto
The real cost of buying a used car...

While some experts have expressed concerns about the long-term performance of the used car market, at present there is no doubt that it is continuing to boom. This was particularly evident during the final financial quarter of 2016, during which time a staggering eight million used vehicles changed hands. While many people are tempted to […]

Tips for Buying a Teen Their First Car

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 20, 2016 | Categories: Auto, Parenting
Tips for buying a teen their first car like a used car from DriveTime....

I’m a mom who will have a teen driver in just under a year. Just typing that sentence made me queasy. So thank you to today’s sponsor, DriveTime, for understanding the nervousness of parents like me, and helping make the purchase of a car for a first-time driver easier for moms like me. My son […]

Buying a Car – 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 19, 2016 | Categories: Auto
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Buying a car is a very big decision for most people. There are many different factors that need to be carefully considered. Cars can cost a lot of money. This means that you can really hurt yourself financially if you rush your decision and do not take the time to think things through. You will […]

10 Best Christmas Gift Ideas For Ford Car Owners

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 10, 2015 | Categories: Auto, Gift Ideas
Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Ford Car Owners #Ford

I can’t believe it’s almost Christmas – I still have things that I meant to do this past summer. But here we are, and I am excited for this season. There are cookies to bake,  gifts to buy and visits to make. But finding that perfect gift isn’t always the easiest thing to do.   […]

How to Survive Your Next Road-Trip

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 29, 2015 | Categories: Auto, Family, Travel

This post is sponsored by Chevrolet Traverse. Everyone looks forward to summer vacations. A much-needed break from the day-to-day grind and a time to get away with family is important. However, a road-trip with said family can sometimes be… exhausting. Not to mention stressful. Parents know exactly what I mean. Especially moms. It’s up to […]

How Did I Survive Without a Vehicle? #DTChallenge

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 8, 2015 | Categories: Auto

  Like me, if you own a car, you probably don’t even think about how you will get to work, or to the store, or get your kids to school. I realize I take having a vehicle for granted. My car is in my garage where it awaits for me to use it anytime I […]

DriveTime Cancel Anytime Lease is Perfect for Anyone Working in Another State #DriveItForward

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 24, 2015 | Categories: Auto, Financial

Before my husband and I first moved to Tennessee, I stayed in Cincinnati for a few months while he worked here and came home on the weekends. It wasn’t that bad of a drive, but if he had taken the job in California, he would have had to flown to and from CA. If that […]

Having the Right Auto Parts

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 27, 2014 | Categories: Auto

Guest Post Every truck driver needs to be sensitive to their suspension. The suspension on the truck is what makes the ride tolerable. When someone is in their truck every day, they need to make sure that they have invested in the right Chevy suspension parts. These parts allow the driver to repair and care […]

Can Smart Cars Really Change The Road For Drivers?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 5, 2014 | Categories: Auto, Miscellaneous

Guest Post Driver error is typically at the cause of many of today’s traffic accidents. However, smart cars may be changing the future of road safety for drivers. Because of their ability to keep passengers safe when it comes to reaction time and intelligence, engineers are finding new ways to help people avoid collisions and […]