The 97-Month Car Loan Is The Craziest New Car-Buying Trend

Some good news and bad news on the car-buying front. The good news is that the American economy has improved to the point where credit is much more readily available than it was a few years ago, so people have an easier time financing cars. The bad news is that the terms of their auto loans are increasing dramatically. » 4/14/13 3:00pm 4/14/13 3:00pm

Do Not Pay, Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200

USA Today, America's most colorful newspaper, is running a story about devices that are being used to ensure car payments are made on time or it will kill the car. It's not the most high tech device in the world, but I'm sure it works and gets the job done. A box installed in vehicles purchased with subprime loans… » 3/31/08 3:30pm 3/31/08 3:30pm