The 10 best new car models of 2020

2020-01-29

For the 2020 model year, there are more than 45 all-new and redesigned SUVs, cars and trucks. We’ve had the chance to drive nearly all of them. Here are our 10 favorites. 2020 Kia Telluride The Kia Telluride is a spacious, luxurious 3-row SUV that blends the practicality and safety featuresRead More →

10 insider tips for getting the car you want

2020-01-21

Whether you buy a new car regularly or haven’t shopped for one since the invention of the minivan, the process goes more smoothly when you know what to expect. Let’s start with some good news: There’s a ton of information available to the savvy car buyer like you. And here’s some better news:Read More →

My wife and I have bailed out our son with his mortgage and car payments, and set up 529s for his kids — yet we have the daughter-in-law from hell

2019-11-05

Dear Moneyist, My wife and I have two sons, both close to 50, both married, only one with children. We are hard-working and have been financially conservative throughout our marriage, and have managed to save approximately $1.25 million in liquid assets and another $1 million in real-estate equity, though (whoRead More →

Why you should buy your leased car

2019-09-28

With only a couple of months left on your lease, time is running out to decide if buying your leased car makes more sense than turning it in. Leasing is an entirely different ballgame than purchasing a car. Ultimately, you are renting the car from its owner—the leasing company—and areRead More →

Elon Musk is just another car salesman

2019-04-23

Tesla Inc.’s autonomous-driving showcase was riddled with so many pie-in-the-sky statements and inaccuracies that Chief Executive Elon Musk looks more like a huckster car salesman than the “genius” that his fans declare him to be. To quickly recap: On Monday, Musk said at an event in Palo Alto, Calif., thatRead More →