Dealing with a Car Salesman

Written by Stephanie Halligan on April 4, 2014
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Buying a car: it’s one of the most expensive purchases you’ll make in your life, but it can be one of the most incredibly painful, frustrating moments, too. Whether you’re in the market for a new car or you’re looking … Continue Reading

How to Deal When Your Car Loan is Upside Down

Written by Erin El Issa on March 26, 2014
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When you make the choice to finance a vehicle, you run the risk of that vehicle flipping upside down. And by upside down, I don’t mean wheels up — I mean when you owe more than the car is worth. … Continue Reading

4 Tactics to Negotiate a Car Deal That Actually Work!

Written by Erin El Issa on March 5, 2014

Purchasing a car is overwhelming for a lot of people. They want to find something safe and reliable they actually like that comes in at a price point they can reasonably afford. In regards to the latter, it can be … Continue Reading

Auto Loan Amounts On The Rise

Written by Lindsay Meredith on January 28, 2014

With the economy still shaky and the housing market slowly clawing its way back to life, it’s always refreshing to hear good financial news, and in this case it’s coming from an unlikely source: the auto industry. According to NBC … Continue Reading

When it makes sense to buy a new car

Written by Miranda Marquit on January 17, 2014

There are certain rules that, as a personal finance writer, you are expected to follow at all times. One of those rules is that you should never, ever, under any circumstance, buy a new car. A couple of years ago, … Continue Reading

How to Shop Smartly for Used Cars

Written by Stephanie Halligan on January 7, 2014

In the market for a new ride? If you’ve been comparing prices on the car of your dreams, you already know by now that buying a used car can save you a lot of money. Not only are used cars … Continue Reading

Stress-Free Car Buying

Written by Cathy on December 13, 2013

Buying a new car probably ranks up there on the list of “most dreaded life experiences.” Because while there’s the excitement of getting a new car, there’s also the fear of getting ripped off. One way to reduce the stress … Continue Reading