Auto recalls are often shrouded in mystery as most manufacturers release little more information than to tell the owner where to go to fix the problem. However, recalls that affect a large number of cars, such as the recent Toyota recall, beg the question as to whether insurance rates will rise for those who own the affected cars.

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Last Friday, the US government launched its billion dollar “Cash for Clunkers” program. More formally the Car Allowance Rebate System or CARS, the program is designed to get gas guzzlers off the road and stimulate sales of new, more efficient cars. To participate you must: 1. Have a car... Read more
It’s no secret; our economic reality has changed dramatically over the last year, and may never be the same. Here at LendingTree, we’re more aware than ever of the consumer’s need for trusted financial guidance. In fact, it’s what drove me, a frustrated consumer myself, to create LendingTree over... Read more
Only our third blog post and we’ve got bad news. It looks like the Cash for Clunkers program we wrote about on Tuesday is running out of cash. The AP reported that the government plans to suspend the Car Allowance Rebate System (Cash for Clunkers) because it’s already close... Read more