Cars

I recently read that General Motors couldn’t find a buyer for Hummer so they’re shutting it down next year. Although I’ve always thought these vehicles were over the top it’s always a little sad when a product bites the dust (sadder with Saturn than Hummer). The gist of the article was that the Hummer signified […]

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Recently between rain storms Mr. Boomer and I headed out for our weekly grocery shopping.  As the car progressed down the street we were gawking at downed trees from the most recent rainstorm that passed through when suddenly there was a big jolt and loud noise.  It scared the heck out of us and got our attention quick.   Our […]

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The call came last week, ironically two days after our car loan was paid off. At first I thought it was a survey.  The nice woman from the local Hyundai dealer asked how I liked the 2006 Sonata purchased there. We take our car there for regular maintenance so I wasn’t suspicious and answered her […]

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Fiery Ford Recall

by Kay Lynn

Mr. Boomer and I own a 1998 Ford Windstar that still runs fine, but is getting up there in mileage and age.  I seriously investigated the Cash for Clunkers program but the van’s MPG value was 1 over the program’s allowance. Since there was no longer any “free” money on the table, we decided to […]

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Cars, homes and major appliances don’t come with a book that tells you when it’s okay to wait on maintenance and repairs. This means judgement is required and it’s human nature to try to delay any large outlay of cash as long as possible. This may be because you’re trying to earn extra interest or […]

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