Car Ownership

News and tips related to being an automobile driver and owner

Auto financing for the first-time buyer
August 2, 2022

Auto financing for the first-time buyer

If you go online and search “financing my first car” or “first time car buyer” you’ll get roughly 150-250 million results. Give or take. That’s a lot of information to sort through. But the first, and most important thing you…

When to expect your title after paying off an auto loan
August 2, 2022

When to expect your title after paying off an auto loan

You’ve made your final vehicle payment – congratulations! That is an exciting step as a vehicle owner, and one you should be proud of. Now, you may be wondering when you’ll receive your title. Great question! Let’s take a look…

What is a car title?
July 25, 2022

What is a car title?

A car title is one of the most important documents you’ll sign when you purchase a vehicle. It establishes you as the vehicle’s legal owner and is often used for the vehicle to be registered and for ownership to be…

14 Car dashboard symbols and meanings demystified
February 4, 2022

14 Car dashboard symbols and meanings demystified

There is nothing like getting behind the wheel only to mysteriously have a symbol illuminate on your dashboard. While some car dashboard symbols and meanings are easy to figure out, others leave you wondering if something is seriously wrong. Dashboard…

Conventional vs synthetic oil: When to choose synthetic oil
January 7, 2022

Conventional vs synthetic oil: When to choose synthetic oil

Regular oil changes are something every car owner must do. Oil is necessary to keep your engine running smoothly and efficiently. Specifically, oil: • Lubricates engine parts to reduce wear and tear • Helps regulate engine temperature • Keeps engines…