Educational Consumer Tips


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4/29/2014
The last words any automobile owner wants to hear are: "I think your transmission is gone." Repairing a transmission, especially an automatic transmission, requires special training and tools usually well beyond the capacity of a neighborhood filling station. 
4/29/2014
Whether your car is in need of a simple touch-up or a complete repaint, an auto body paint shop is helpful for the job. It is important to hire a reliable shop that can provide quality work that will last. Use these tips as a guide when searching for an auto body paint shop.
4/29/2014
Automobile services can range from a minor oil change to extensive repairs or anywhere in-between. When it comes time for a repair, it is necessary to find an honest auto body shop that you can trust your vehicle and money with. The best way to avoid an auto repair scam is to do your research first. 
4/29/2014
Looking to find a reliable repair shop? Here are some helpful tips for your search:
Shop before there is damage
Ask for recommendations
Get a written estimate
8/2/2017
Owning and operating a car brings certain risks that increase with the number of drivers and vehicles on the road. Losses from property damage, medical and legal costs, and lost income add up to billions of dollars. Auto insurance plays an important role in protecting consumers from serious financial loss arising out of car accidents.
8/2/2017
The cost of owning a car does not stop with buying the car. Whether you need to schedule an oil change or have repairs to deal with, you need to find a trustworthy mechanic or auto shop. BBB has tips to help you find the right shop and ensure a smooth experience.
7/25/2017
Buying a car, whether it’s a new one or a used one, can be scary and overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be! Keep these tips from Better Business Bureau in mind to make the process as easy and successful as possible.
4/29/2014
Buying a new car is the second biggest purchase, after a home, a consumer will make in their lifetime. Consumers spend a number of hours in their cars commuting to work, running errands, and driving to visit family. It is important that you purchase a car from a reliable dealership based on your needs. Researching will help you to find a dependable vehicle and allow you to negotiate on an agreeable price.
4/29/2014
Buying a used car is a great investment that allows consumers to purchase a reliable car that fits their needs while still saving money. When purchasing a used car, it is important to do the necessary research ahead of time, as well as, reviewing history reports and inspections before signing any contracts.
4/29/2014
Looking to have your car repaired? Here are some helpful tips for your search:
Check your warranty
Get a written estimate
Get everything in writing
5/1/2014
Looking to buy a new car? Here are some helpful tips for your search:
Create a budget and compare prices
Choose a make and model
Choose a dealership and negotiate
5/1/2014
Looking to buy a used car? Here are some helpful tips for your search:
Do the research and set a price limit
Determine where to buy the car
Get a history report and inspection
5/1/2014
Whether you’re interested in limousine services for your wedding, prom, or just a trip to the airport, you’ll want the ride to go smoothly. Hiring a reputable limousine business can help you get to and from your destination with no unexpected turns. Use these tips as a guide when hiring a limousine business.
5/8/2015
Whether you are picking up a car at the airport while traveling or you need a vehicle while your own car is in the shop, renting a car can be a confusing puzzle of rates, fees, and responsibilities. You want to get the best deal, but the advertised price may not include all the possible fees. Better Business Bureau offers the following tips to help make your next car rental experience a little easier:
5/1/2014
Whether you had the intention of towing your vehicle or not, it can be a hassle to get your vehicle back on the road. Refer to these tips when your vehicle has been towed or you are in need of a tow truck.