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Skip the Dealership: How to Privately Sell Your Used Car

by Melissa Crumish on

So, it’s time to say good-bye to your ride? For tips on selling your used car, consider the following: Order a vehicle history report. This kind of car report will help build immediate trust with you and potential buyers, showing that you have nothing to hide. Plus, it will help you establish a fair market […]

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Budgeting for a Car Purchase by Melissa Crumish on

All that separates you from a new car is a simple handshake. You’ve already taken it for a test spin, convinced it matches your style and personality, and nothing else matters. Right? Wrong. Budget is the primary criteria when deciding on a car. Buy a vehicle that exceeds your budget and you’ll have a financial […]

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Doing Your Homework Before Buying a Car by Melissa Crumish on

When it comes to shopping for a new car, repeat to yourself  “I will not buy compulsively.” Do this at least 20 times before breakfast and maybe another 30 times before going to bed so it buries into your subconscious. Save the impulse shopping for Three Musketeer bars in the grocery store checkout line. A […]

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Lemons and Lemon Laws by Alicia Sparks on

If you recently purchased a vehicle that keeps having the same problem over and over, despite numerous repair attempts, you might have a lemon on your hands. And, you might be entitled to a replacement or refund. What is a Lemon? Simply put, a lemon is a defective vehicle (usually purchased new) that can’t be […]

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Doing Your Homework Before Selling a Car by Nadia Ibanez on

When it comes time to sell your car, there’s a laundry list of things to take care of before you can put it on the market. You have to consider – Gathering all the vehicle’s documents, including the title, Finding the right selling price, Taking care of any last-minute maintenance issues, – and so much […]

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Car Buying: Finding the Perfect Match by Nadia Ibanez on

Whether it’s your first or fifth spin around a dealership, car buying is always an exciting venture. Need a vehicle for personal use? One for the family? These days, it’s easy to find everything from sports cars for road trips to conservative family rides that save on gas – all within your budget and aesthetic […]

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Used Car Taxes and Fees for Out-of-State Purchases by Melissa Crumish on

Shopping for used cars in other parts of the country comes with advantages – the most obvious being that it gives you more of used vehicles selection to choose from, bettering your chances for finding the car of your choice at a bargain price. However, there are some things to consider before plotting a cross-country […]

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