A New or Used Car

...Which One Should YOU Buy?

There are very clear advantages and disadvantages to buying a new or used car.

In this article I will explain the main differences between the two. But first here is my video on the "Sweet Spot" of car ownership.

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Why Car Buying Sucks and How to Avoid the Nightmare

A car is likely to be the second most expensive item you will ever buy in your lifetime. It should be an exhilarating process. You should come out of the process beaming with excitement over your new ride. But that’s not how most retail sales play out. High pressure commissioned based sales combined with sleazy business practices make for a really bad combo. Where did all the fun go?

Well it isn’t fun because basically you know you’re getting screwed. You just don’t know how badly. You have many online resources for price like TrueCar and KBB, and they can help a great deal with information on what you should expect to pay, but they are not going to be able to help you when you walk into the showroom where all the rest of the gritty details await you. And that is where things get ugly.

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The 5 Secrets to Hypermiling any Car, Especially Hybrids!

The word hypermiling was named “word of the year” by the Oxford Dictionary in 2008 for good reason. Hypermiling describes a method of driving that nets the most miles-per-gallon, and trust me … you want to know how to do it.

Chances are, those of you who bought hybrids did so because you wanted to create a smaller carbon footprint, or you were just fed up paying big bucks at the pump.

Either way, the idea is to get the best gas mileage possible, right? I can help you with that. Read More

Is Kelly Blue Book Accurate?

Somewhere out there on Craigslist is a low mileage 2006 Toyota Camry SE (arguably one of the most reliable cars ever built) selling for Kelly Blue Book price. I want to buy that car. The reality is that it will be sold within hours. Unless I saw the ad immediately, it will be gone.
There is also someone selling (or trying to sell) their used late model sexy Mercedes Benz for “book” price. That ad will still be running for weeks with no buyers.

Below I will explain why this is so.

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Should You Lease, or Should You Buy?

In terms of a relationship, do you prefer a fling? Or is a long term relationship more your style?

A car lease is like a fling. It lasts about 2-3 years. You can then choose to either break up (end the lease) or get married to your trusted car (a buyout). Sounds safe enough but there can be problems with this type of affair.

On the other hand, if you choose to buy instead of lease, you are in for a commitment for five or more years, for better or for worse, in sickness or in health. You had better be sure about that relationship. You will need to lovingly maintain your car so that it will remain reliable, trustworthy and faithful till the end. Or so you hope.

Which is a better match for you?

Let’s talk about the advantages and disadvantages of both:
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The Very Best Used Cars To Buy

There are good cars and there are bad cars. When you own a good car you can't help but feel good about it. You tell your friends that it is one of the best cars you have ever owned. Ordinarily you have to do your homework to learn which cars are the very best to buy.

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Used Cars You Should NOT Buy

One of the most stressful things to endure in life is owning a bad car. You might find out too late that you are not the only one experiencing problems with your car. But by that time you will have been in and out of the repair shop and spending more money than the car is worth, sad but true.

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Should You Buy GAP Insurance

What is GAP Insurance and should you buy it when purchasing your next car?

GAP is short for Guaranteed Auto Protection. It is an insurance policy that protects you in case you owe more than your car is worth. There is only one way that that can happen and that is if you take out a loan that is more than the value of the car. Here is how that can happen.
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5 Easy Steps To Maintaining a Clean Engine

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We all love to keep our car clean, but do we ever think about cleaning the engine? At Car Buying Support, we are experts at maintaining clean engines in our best used cars.
Why and How Often Should You Clean Your Engine?best used cars

Other than making it look good, cleaning your engine can remove grime and grease. This will help it look better but also identify any leaks that surface. Cleaning your engine can keep it cooler since there isn't grease, which can act as an insulator covering the engine. Your car’s engine and the engine bay should be cleaned once a year. But is it safe? ...

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Stop! Read This Before You Buy a New Car

The standard price of an automobile peaked at just over $32k in 2018.

With prices of cars becoming one of the most expensive investments in life, it is important to manage your finances responsibly and optimize your options to get the best car for the best price.

Used cars are a quickly expanding industry with options that allow individuals to keep money in the bank without having to completely sacrifice quality. Below you will find 5 benefits you will immediately see from buying a used car.
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