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Where to get the best car insurance

4:52 pm Aug. 31, 2015

I’ll stop short of calling Flo a liar, liar pants on fire, but according to

Since car insurance is regulated at the state level, pricing tends to have no rhyme or reason but CR offers

Clark Howard: Find a good car repair shop

11:32 am Aug. 27, 2015

All over America, people complain about the conditions of their roads. These poorly maintained roads are taking a real toll on our finances. Transportation research group TRIP reports the average driver spent $516 on repairs

Clark Howard: Flooded cars are flooding the market

12:00 pm Jun. 25, 2015

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, I gave warnings about “flood cars” entering the used car market. At that time, hundreds of thousands of vehicles were rebuilt and had their titles “washed.” But this is really a recurring problem that happens anytime we have a major hurricane season or flooding.

Now we’ve had terrible flooding in Dallas, Colorado, and other parts of the country. If you’ve seen any of the video

Clark Howard: Know the best and worst among used cars

9:53 am Mar. 19, 2015

So much has been written about how to buy a new car. But far more people buy used than they do new. So here’s some guidance to help you get the best used car for your dollar.

Consumer Reports is my favorite source of info on buying cars. They’ve recently started running a new feature listing bad used cars. Here is a very partial list, in alphabetical order:

BMW 330i ’06; and

The top ten cars of 2015 (and 7 tips to help you buy one)

1:09 pm Mar. 18, 2015

Anyone who is in the market for a car, should be sure to check out Consumer Report’s 2015 Annual Auto Issue. Even if your car purchase is a few years down the road, you can benefit from starting your research now. As CR auto editor Jon Linkov notes, you can’t start shopping until you know what you want.

The issue covers everything from the top 10 to the best and worst

JessicaShops: American Craft Council, kids consignment, Uber discount

9:10 am Mar. 4, 2015

American Craft Council: The apex of all craft shows returns to Atlanta showcasing 225 of the country’s top contemporary artists and their latest handmade creations in jewelry, clothing, furniture and home décor. Dates are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. March 13, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. March 14 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 15 at Cobb Galleria Centre. Advance show tickets are $12 (one day) or $26 (three day), and one-day admission at

Roo Cup refills for 25 cents at Kangaroo Express

1:45 pm Dec. 15, 2014

Take back summer during the winter today through Sun., Dec. 21 at Kangaroo Express.

ROO Cup fanatics can bring their 2014 ROO Cup to any Kangaroo Express location to enjoy unlimited 25-cent ROO Cup refills on frozen and fountain beverages.

The ROO Cup is a collectible cup that retails for just $6.99, plus tax, and is normally refillable with any fountain and frozen beverage for just 25-cents during the summer months. This