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Articles about new and used car buying and selling. Everything from new car features & technology to car shopping tips. Find insights into car buying and selling whether you’re a first-time car buyer, a seasoned car-buying expert, or privately selling your car.

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Selling Cars vs. Donating Cars: Which is Right for You? by Kathy Teel on

Most folks are familiar with the process of selling a car, even if they’ve never actually sold or bought one. After completing some paperwork, one person walks away with some extra coin and another drives away in a new ride. Vehicle donation, however, isn’t as common. Donating your car to charity is a quick way […]

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How to Sell Your Car to Family Members and Friends by Melissa Crumish on

Selling a car to a family member or friend is no different than selling your car to a stranger. Well, almost no different. The final sales price can be significantly lower, but we’ll address this a few lines down. State Auto Sales Rules and Regulations Each state follows a different policy regarding transferring used cars […]

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Buyer Beware: How To Avoid a Car-Buying Scam by Cara Hopkins on

Buying a car is a big deal. Outside of a house, it is often the most expensive item in our possession. It is also one of the riskiest investments you will ever make. If you aren’t careful, you can find yourself paying hundreds (or even thousands) more than your car is worth. In the worst […]

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Get Money! Tips on Getting an Auto Loan by Melissa Crumish on

Twenty minutes into your auto search, you spy the car of choice at a local dealership. The how behind financing it has no bearing. All that matters is that your name goes on its title. Emotional appeal trumps financial realities. You feel good. But… Just as you’re about to agree to buy, pragmatism floods your […]

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Best Times to Buy a New or Used Car by Kathy Teel on

When we need a new car, most of us go car shopping at times of the day and week that are most convenient to us. But did you know that certain times are better than others for purchasing a new or used car? Follow these tips to get the best deals and the lowest prices. […]

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