Monthly Archives: July 2017

How to Avoid a Car Payment in 3 Easy Steps

How to Avoid a Car Payment in 3 Easy Steps

Your car should last - in fact, the average car on Canadian roads is about 10 years old, which for most drivers means warranties have long ago disappeared in the rearview mirror. Before you think about taking on another car payment or lease payment, think about getting the most out of your current vehicle. We work with you to create plans to work with your vehicle and your budget to keep your car safe and functional - but that's only half the battle. Preventative maintenance will keep your car young for years and thousands (and thousands) of kms to come - no matter what the road brings. But we need your help - a few little things you can do to ensure your car will be functioning in tip top shape. 1. Oil Changes Aren’t Optional Modern engines are designed to make use of much longer oil change intervals than the 5,000 km window recommended for the cars of 20 or 30 years ago, but that doesn’t mean you can ignore this important aspect of preventative maintenance comple ... read more