The 3,000 Mile Oil Change Myth


Most people recognize that any car should get an oil change after about 3,000 miles. I know that I was starting to get a bit uneasy the last time I let my car go over 5,000 (or maybe more) without heading in for my latest oil change. However, apparently, I need not have rushed straight ... read more

How You’re Wasting Money for 16 Minutes Every Day


We know that with gas prices as high as they are, driving can be an expensive thing to do. But did you realize that idling for just 2 minutes, whether in your driveway or going through a drive thru, can cost you nearly as much gas as it would to drive a mile? Check out ... read more

6 Cool Tricks to Try with Aluminum Foil

Aluminum foil is handy in a lot of ways, but we found some cool new (to us) ideas in this video found on Lifehacker. Want to cut your ironing time in half? What about when you need a certain battery, but you’ve got the wrong size? Foil can easily come to the rescue: Source: Household ... read more

The Best Time to Buy a New Car

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Thinking about purchasing a new vehicle in the near future? It can be hard to know when to head to the dealership to score the best deal. We’ve heard that typically the best car sales happen at the end of the month. But which month and which day of the week are typically best? Check ... read more

7 Surefire Ways to Save on Car Repairs


Cars may be necessary for many, but they can also be a constant drain on your wallet if you’re not careful. If you need to take your car in for some kind of service, make sure you’re armed with the tips you need to save as much as possible! Take Advantage of Free Help There ... read more

7 Ways to Use Baking Soda for Car Care

                  Baking soda is sort of a celebrity here on Tip Hero. It really is a frugal miracle substance that can help with nearly any project in and around the home. Coupon Sherpa has come out with yet another fabulous article about the many uses of baking ... read more

4 Common Gas Myths You Shouldn’t Believe


Summer might mean that it’s time for a road trip or two for your family. But before you set out on the road, check out this video featured at AOL Autos. There are an awful lot of myths that circulate about gas consumption, but many of these myths are just misconceptions. Here are 4 popular ... read more

7 Car Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind


If you’re a busy person who often says that you “live out of your car,” then these hacks are for you. Check out some smart tricks for organizing a messy car, cleaning the interior and exterior, and overall, making your car a better vehicle to travel in. Here are some more car tips and tricks ... read more

Movie Theater Audience Gets Served an Unexpected Lesson


A crowd of people sat down in a cinema in Hong Kong, ready to settle in and enjoy a movie. But first, a preview came on the screen. It featured someone driving a car from the audience’s point of view. Then, when all of their cell phones mysteriously rang, here’s what happened: What do you ... read more

How to Save Thousands of Dollars When Buying a New Car

If you want to get the best price possible for your new car, you don’t even have to leave the comfort of your own home! Well, not at first anyway. The Car Negotiation coach has a great strategy for potentially knocking a couple thousand dollars of the price tag of you new car: Thanks to ... read more