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Chicks, Cars, & Cupcakes: How to Get the Best Vehicle Financing Deal by Great Lakes Credit Union

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 20th, 2013 1:13am

Getting the best deal on automobile financing isn't as easy as accepting the first offer you are presented with. To make sure you get the lowest possible interest rate, good dealer incentives, and a monthly payment that works well for you, you will have to do a little legwork. The effort can save you thousands of dollars. Get the skinny on getting the best deal on vehicle financing from a team who knows:  Great Lakes Credit ...


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How to Get the Best Vehicle Financing Deal

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 20th, 2013 1:10am

How to Get the Best Vehicle Financing Deal   Getting the best deal on automobile financing isn't as easy as accepting the first offer you are presented with. To make sure you get the lowest possible interest rate, good dealer incentives, and a monthly payment that works well for you, you will have to do a little legwork. The effort can save you thousands of dollars. Check your credit report and make necessary ...


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Ford Joins American Humane Association to Remind Pickup Truck Drivers: Dogs Ride Inside

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 12th, 2013 8:12am

Experts from the American Humane Association today cautioned that pets should never be transported in the bed of a pickup truck. According to their study, over 100,000 dogs die each year while riding in pickup truck beds. As a result, Ford Motor Company and the American Humane Association today announced they are launching a new awareness campaign around pet travel safety in pickup trucks. The campaign is called “Dogs ...


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Ford and American Humane Association Remind Pickup Truck Drivers: Dogs Ride Inside

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 12th, 2013 1:10am

Experts from the American Humane Association today cautioned that pets should never be transported in the bed of a pickup truck. According to their study, over 100,000 dogs die each year while riding in pickup truck beds. This cute guy is named Jinx, and he's here to show us the correct way dogs should travel in a pickup truck. As a result, Ford Motor Company has partnered with the American Humane Association to help bring ...


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Avoid Road Trip Mishaps with this Quick Checkup

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 24th, 2013 7:22am

A simple vehicle inspection before a family vacation can help avoid the short fuses, inconvenience and potential safety hazards of breaking down many miles away from home, says the Car Care Council. “It’s easy to keep the sparks from flying from car trouble on a road trip,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “A quick vehicle check can give motorists peace of mind and save them from ...


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Use this Quick Vehicle Checkup to Avoid Road Trip Mishaps

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 24th, 2013 1:20am

A simple vehicle inspection before a family vacation can help avoid the short fuses, inconvenience and potential safety hazards of breaking down many miles away from home, says the Car Care Council. “It’s easy to keep the sparks from flying from car trouble on a road trip,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “A quick vehicle check can give motorists peace of mind and save them from the ...


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AskPatty in Tire Review: Getting More from Your Social Media Efforts

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 17th, 2013 2:17pm

Social media is everywhere. If you run a business, you can’t avoid hearing about it! Whether it is a Facebook profile, Twitter account, Pinterest Board or LinkedIn page, all of these tools quickly add up to a significant percentage of your market share. So, what do you do once you’ve set up your business page on Facebook or created a Google+ account? You did all the right things but if you’re still not seeing ...


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Celebrating Tire Safety - Cooper Style

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 3rd, 2013 1:00am

With half of Americans planning to take a road trip of more than 200 miles this summer,* Cooper Tire is going the distance to ensure parents check their family vehicle’s tires before embarking on “daycations” and summer road trips. According to a new survey – “Miles with Mom” – time in the car is a frequent opportunity for modern families to connect. Cooper Tire recently polled more than ...


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Japanese Motor Works, Inc. Becomes The Only Certified Female Friendly Automotive Repair Facility in Athens, Georgia

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 26th, 2013 12:53pm

Japanese Motor Works, Inc. of Athens, Georgia, is proud to announce they are ready to address the needs of women consumers, as part of the growing network of AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly® locations in North America.  Team members at Japanese Motor Works, Inc. have completed a training and certification process to provide a Certified Female Friendly® experience that exceeds women’s expectations.In ...


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Hit the road with MOM and win a VISA Gift Card!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 19th, 2013 11:47am

Summer is road trip time, but before you pack the trunk, it’s probably a good idea to check your owner’s manual for maintenance recommendations. It might be time for an oil change. If it’s time, remember that motor oil matters. You want to be sure that you or your oil change location pours the American Petroleum Institute (API) licensed oil recommended for your car or truck. Now through July 10th, MOM is providing a ...


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