There are ton of great things about being 16 years old, but for most teens the best thing is being able to drive. If you're in Ontario and celebrating your 16th birthday, your head might be filled with dreams of freedom on the open road. But before you get behind the wheel first you'll have to get your driver's license.
Buying a car is a big financial decision. Buying a car as a couple can be a big step in your relationship. The key to making the process as easy as possible is to plan out your purchase. Communicate with each other, find the right car that fits your lifestyle and clearly define ownership rules.
My first car was a 1979 Dodge Omni. It was way over twenty years old and had more duct tape than metal holding it together. Of course, I didn’t know any of that when I bought it. The car had a new paint job and looked like it was in great shape. So I bought it. What could possibly go wrong?
You know the drill. You buy a car and you buy car insurance. The two go together like peanut butter and jelly, just without the deliciousness. Insurance is the fact of life we all pay in order to keep us from owing someone a ton of money if we get into an accident.
Whether you're a bright-eyed teenager with a brand new license, a new graduate that needs a set of wheels to commute to your new job, or simply new to the country and need to get around, used cars are often a good choice for getting from point A to point B.
Summer in Toronto is a double edged sword. After a long, cruel winter the promise of warm sunny days seems more than welcome. If you want to get away from the city there are several great places around the GTA where you and your family or friends can spend a great long weekend.