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13 Emotional Stages You Experience When Buying A Car

Posted 09.12.2015 | Money

We go through a full spectrum of emotions when making a big financial decision like buying a car. It’s an exhausting and financially draining roller...

Why High Gas Prices Are a Good Thing

Brian Moody | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Brian Moody

I know it sounds counterintuitive to say that high gas prices are a good thing. Why would high prices on anything be good? The reason is simple: Prices help shape consumer behavior in lots of areas, including clothing, food and housing. Is there any doubt that high real estate prices are partially responsible for the tiny house movement?

Quiz: Is an Electric Car Right for You?

Gina Coplon-Newfield | Posted 12.23.2014 | Green
Gina Coplon-Newfield

A poll last year found that nearly half of American households could purchase an EV for their next car; it would be a great fit for their driving needs, and they would have a place to charge it with electricity. We're talking about many millions of people. Are you one of them?

Test Drive Tips That Could Save You Thousands

Brian Moody | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
Brian Moody

When you do take your test drive, there are a few specific things you should be looking, listening and sniffing for. Yes, sniffing.

21 Car Buying Questions Everyone Should Ask

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 05.11.2014 | HuffPost Home
Nate Holzapfel

How many times have you bought a car and after you bought it, you've realized that there were some questions you never considered till after the fact? Don't feel bad. Unless you're a professional car salesman, there's very little you could have done. It's hard to buy a car.

How I Avoided Buying a Lemon of a Car from a Relative and Saved Money

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 04.10.2014 | Money
Amandah Blackwell

The next time you're ready to buy a car, or want to buy a car for your son or daughter, you may want to forgo buying one from a relative.

Study Finds Little Fact in 'Millennials Hate Cars' Stereotype

Brian Moody | Posted 10.26.2013 | Business
Brian Moody

No one wants to admit it, but stereotypes have their root in truth. Think about it: When you get settled in for a trans-Atlantic flight and a handful ...

The Secret to Beating a Car Dealership

Adam Levin | Posted 10.22.2013 | Business
Adam Levin

While it's true that getting a good price is a big part of the hunt, the biggest, most important, super-secret strategy to turn the stealth hunter (them) into the prey: stand tough and fight to maximize your dollar throughout the process.

What Really Defines a Luxury Car?

Brian Moody | Posted 08.03.2013 | Business
Brian Moody

The idea that you can only get a luxury car from a luxury brand may be specifically American. Brands like Acura, Infiniti and Lexus were invented to sell luxurious Hondas, Nissans and Toyotas to Americans who probably don't think of Hondas, Nissans and Toyotas as luxury cars.

You Should Lease Your Next New Car If...

Brian Moody | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business
Brian Moody

Leasing a new car is simply better for some people, are you one of them?

5 Tricks Car Dealers Don't Want You to Know

Kevin Yu | Posted 07.31.2012 | Money
Kevin Yu

Everyone's looking to save money in this economy, and the purchase of a used car or truck is one of the single biggest expense consumers will face thi...

Don't Even Think About Buying A Car Today

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.07.2012 | Money

Thinking of buying a new car? Don't do it on Tuesday. March 6 is the worst day of the month to purchase new wheels, according to ...

Six Cars Worse Than Their Predecessors

Auto Blog | Steven J. Ewing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In its annual automotive issue, Consumer Reports awards scores to each new car available on the market, and though you'd think that a new model would ...

When Car Buyers Are More Likely To Find Deals

AP | SHARON SILKE CARTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — If you're holding out for a bargain on a car, you could be rewarded this month or next. Automakers are more likely to offer promotion...

Buying A Car Made Quick And Easy In 6 Steps

Grant Cardone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Grant Cardone

Below is a step-by-step plan of how to get a great deal on your next car without going through a long, drawn-out and painful process. Because of the ...