Consider The Cost of Ownership When Buying A Car

When it comes time to buy a car, we all spend a lot of time figuring out how much we want to pay, and how much we can afford each month when it comes to the financing of the car. After all, there are very few people out there who can walk into a dealership and pay the out of the door car price in cash. The goal is to get the car you want without stretching your resources [...]

Should You Buy a New or Used Car?

This is a question that may seem like a no-brainier given your personal financial status at the time of buying, but the truth is that the question comes down to more than just money. Finances are important, though, and you have to remember that you bank is more likely to float you a loan for a new car than for one that has a little bit of wear and tear on it. People generally look at their financial standing [...]

Buying a Used Car: Dealer Versus Private Seller

Modern vehicles are, for the most part, reliable and built to last. That is good news for those of you who may be in the market for a quality used vehicle. If you fall into that category, then you may be torn between going to a dealer or buying from a private seller. Most people think that skipping the dealerships means getting a better price, but there are more things to consider here than just the dollar amount. Commission [...]

Avoiding Dealer Options When Buying a New Car

We have all been in that situation where we saw a car advertised on TV at a price that gets us out of the couch and down to the dealership. There is a level of excitement there that quickly gets put back in the bottle once you realize that the salespeople are still going to try and milk you for every single penny that they can. We all know that these guys work on commission, and as such need [...]

How to Find the New Car That is Right for You

Shopping for a new car can be a little overwhelming, largely because of the wide variety of makes and models that are currently on the market. Some folks automatically know what they want, simply because they go the same route every time, but for others, shopping for a new car can mean making some tough decisions. How do you know which car is best for your specific needs? After all, making a decision as big as this is not [...]

What To Look For In A Used Car

While we would all love to drive off the lot in a shiny new car with zero miles on the odometer, that is often not in the budget for a lot of car buyers. For those folks, a great used car is an excellent option, but it can actually be a little trickier to buy a used model, simply because you don’t really know how it was treated by the former owner. That makes paying the sticker price quoted [...]

A New Age of Car Buying

If you ask the average person what they hate doing the most, you would probably hear car buying mentioned a number of times. It’s great to get behind the wheel of a new car, but it’s all the nonsense you have to go through to get the vehicle you want that makes it such a chore. The worst part of all is the haggling with the salesperson. They do a great job of convincing you that they are in [...]