I've had a GM Rewards Card for a few years now, which gives me 5% rewards points with each purchase that go towards a new GM vehicle purchase or lease. In the short time I actually used the card, I amassed around $650. I didn't get to use it when we … [Read more...] about GM is trying to tempt me
Two checks came in within the last week in relation to our Chevrolet Malibu that we sold in August: A check for $818 from the GM Protection Plan extended warranty. We purchased this extended warranty for about $1,400 new, before we knew that we … [Read more...] about More Cash Back from Our Chevy Malibu Sale
Madame X at My Open Wallet hosted this week's Carnival of Personal Finance. The Carnival is a collection of finance-related articles submitted by various sites. Of these articles, here are my favorites: No Credit Needed explains how to talk to … [Read more...] about Best Finance Posts from Carnival of Personal Finance #113
I've been learning more since finding a buyer for our Chevy Malibu last night. Here's the status on our task items from the last post: Duane's status: Contact the credit union to get financing: Duane is still working on getting the extra $500 … [Read more...] about Chevy Malibu sale update #1
FiveCentNickel posted a commentary on GM's announcement of a new hybrid system in their large SUVs, and questioned the value of such a system. I agree with his assessment that the extra $10,000 cost of such a system for a mere 40% gain (i.e. 19-20mpg … [Read more...] about Can we get by without big SUVs?