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October Doesn't Have to be Scary with these Fun and Helpful Tips from AskPatty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 6th, 2016 6:00am

October Doesn't Have to be Scary with these Fun and Helpful Tips from AskPatty October is our favorite time of year! Yummy pumpkin recipes abound! Nature’s color palette warms up to our favorite shades of gold, orange, and red, and the weather changes from summer’s blistering heat to more comfortable temperatures before winter arrives. But October’s also known for Halloween hijinks, with witches and ghosts hiding in scary dark corners! Don’t worry: AskPatty has identified some scary ...


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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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Put the brakes on costly car maintenance - Daily Herald

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 6th, 2011 7:24pm

How much have you spent on car maintenance in the last year?  The average household is in for about $700 a year after all is said and done, according to Consumer Reports. ... Read More!


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Car Sales and Politics - A Perfect Combination for Election Day

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 4th, 2008 7:58pm

In the final hours of Election Day, the candidates are battling for every vote. U.S. News and World Report says  "They might be able to save some time by checking out the kind of cars voters are driving...what people drive tends to show how they vote."  For example, pickup truck drivers are 3.5 times more likely to be Republicans than Democrats. What does your car say about your own political preferences?Regardless of whether ...


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AskPatty in the News, October 16-31, 2008

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 31st, 2008 8:23pm

October 29, 2008AskPatty's Female Friendly Dealer Cheri Fleming of Valencia Acura in the New York Times: Deals Are Plentiful (but Bring Good Credit)Car dealerships have been lonely places this fall, with many customers driven away by the economic tsunami of 2008. Sales have plummeted, and no one knows when these customers will be back."Because of all the uncertainty, consumers are understandably reluctant about plunging into a ...


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BlogHers go Racing in Second Life!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 24th, 2008 4:59am

While thousands of women Bloggers assembled in San Francisco for the BlogHer '08 Convention this weekend, Second Life BlogHers had plenty of chances to hang out inworld at the BlogHer conference in Second Life! Hundreds of attendees enjoyed socializing at Callie Cline's Beach Resort (http://slurl.com/secondlife/Ride/134/167/26) (which sponsored several social events with dancing and music), and the BlogHer Vendor ...


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Considering Downsizing to Save Fuel? Consumer Reports Suggests it Might be Better to Wait

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 2nd, 2008 2:39pm

We've been watching gas prices hovering around $4 a gallon for over a month now, and at last (in my neighborhood, at least), the price of regular unleaded finally jumped all the way up over to $4.50. It's enough to make a commuter cry. An increase of a dollar a gallon in the last year means each tank is costing $15 to $20 more, or $60 to $80 per month if you fill up weekly. Sales of trucks and SUVs have ...


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Ladies, Share Your Car-Buying Stories!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 27th, 2008 7:41pm

Consumer Reports ShopSmart magazine is exploring an article and is looking for women to share their car-buying stories (http://blogs.consumerreports.org/cars/2008/04/women-shoppers.html) as part of their research. If you're a woman who has recently negotiated a great deal on a new or used car, they would love to hear your story! Did you buy online or walk in to dealership? How did you research your purchase? How ...


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Hate the Thought of Dealing with an Auto Repair Center?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 29th, 2008 11:05am

Hate the Thought of Dealing with an Auto Repair Center? Love or hate your auto repair center? I came across a great article in the Automotive Management Institute Instructor Blog and thought I would share some this and get your thoughts on what level of customer service you are looking for at an auto repair center? Share your good, bad and mediocre experiences at automotive service facilities and suggestions to make your ...


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