The Frugal Car Owner: How to Fix a Tail Light

RelayRides blogger and automotive expert, Trent Fletcher, shares tips on how to fix a tail light in this week’s The Frugal Car Owner. Hey fellow RelayRiders, we’re back with some more quick DIY repair tips for you! Have you noticed your signal blinking faster when you choose a direction than is does in the other?...
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How to Get Your Oil Changed for Free Plus a Small Profit

If you’re not interested saving cash by changing your own oil, our blogger Amanda L. Grossman has another option to save on oil changes: become a secret shopper. Is there someone in your life that you have friendly competition with? For me, friendly competition typically revolves around trying to out-save one of my frugal friends...
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The Frugal Car Owner: How to Rotate Your Tires

RelayRides automotive expert, Brad Iger, shares his latest tips to save cash on car care with advice on how to rotate your own tires (no pit crew required.)  Continuing in our series of low-cost maintenance guides, this week we’ll be covering how to rotate your tires. As we’ve mentioned before, your tires are one of...
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The Frugal Car Owner: Replacing Your Car Battery

RelayRides automotive expert Brad Iger explains how to change your battery in the latest installment of our Frugal Car Owner series.  We’re sticking with the theme of our previous entry in this series, Replacing Your Wiper Blades, and now are making sure that your vehicle’s electrical system is up to snuff—while the weather is still...
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The Frugal Car Owner: Changing Your Air Filter

Owning a car is expensive, which is why we asked our automotive expert, Brad Iger, to share tips on how to keep your costs down. When it comes to important car maintenance, replacing your air filter gets nowhere near as much press as changing your oil or rotating your tires. While a dirty air filter...
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Another Reason Why RelayRides Makes Financial Sense

RelayRides blogger Brad Iger speaks to RelayRides about the true cost of depreciation from renting his car and learns renting his ride makes a lot of sense If you’re reading this, you probably already know about peer-to-peer car sharing. And if you haven’t added your car to the RelayRides marketplace already, you probably have considered...
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Maintenance Tips: Five Dirt Cheap Ways to Keep Your Car on the Road

RelayRides blogger and automotive know-it-all Bradley Iger shares some simple, cheap ways to maintain your vehicle… and keeping it printing cash for you on the RelayRides marketplace. For many us, car maintenance is seen as a costly, inevitable expense that we avoid like the plague when at all possible; an arcane task performed by modern-day...
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