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How Buying A Used Car Could Put You at Risk for a Car Accident

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 09.13.2016 | Travel
Stephanie R. Caudle

Car accidents can happen to anyone at any time. Each year millions of car crashes happen which could lead to serious injuries, trauma or worst death. ...

The Best and the Worst Time of the Year to Buy a New Car

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.16.2017 | Business

By Holly Hammersmith, Contributor Whatever your reason for buying a new car -- it's your first set of wheels, your family size has changed or your o...

20 Cheapskate Secrets to Buying a New Car

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.16.2017 | Business

By Jeff Yeager, Contributor Prepare for sticker shock and new-car-loan awe. The average new car transaction price was $34,428 in December 2015, accor...

Don't Get Bamboozled - Key Things to Be Aware of When Buying a Used Car

Michael Lazar | Posted 10.26.2016 | Money
Michael Lazar

You shouldn't have to be worried when you go to buy a used car. But there are some elements that you should be aware of so that you can walk away with a reliable vehicle that you can depend upon for years to come. Just glean from these tips to come out ahead.

That Used Car You're Eyeing May Already Be Recalled

MoneyTips | Posted 10.06.2016 | Business

Most people are vigilant about having their cars fixed by dealers when recalls are issued. New cars affected by recalls are fixed by the dealerships that display them on their lots. Did you ever wonder how used-car dealers repair cars under recall? The surprising answer: they don't.

Would You Buy a Used Car From Hillary?

Chris Komisarjevsky | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
Chris Komisarjevsky

Whether in our personal relationships or our business ones, there isn't anything more important than trust and reputation. When trust is lost, it's a long haul over a hard road to earn it back.

Woman Unknowingly Drives Pounds of Pot Around in Van for Several Years

The 420 Times | Posted 04.01.2015 | Weird News
The 420 Times

They weren't rolling doobies down by the river, but Melodie Peil and her family were using their gently used 1990 Chevy van to roll around town when they discovered a stowaway that had been bumming a ride with them for about the last 15 years, 13 and a half pounds of marijuana packaged for transport.

The Best Techniques for Negotiating with Car Dealerships

Quora | Posted 03.22.2015 | Business

Don't negotiate. Tell the salesperson and sales manager that you'll sign the paperwork the minute they hit your target figure. Politely decline any counter-offers, give them your phone number, and leave.

Texas Plumber Not Sure How Extremists In Syria Ended Up With His Work Truck

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.18.2014 | Home

A Texas plumber says he has no idea how his company's work truck ended up in the hands of Islamic extremists in Syria. The truck, a black Ford F-25...

How Local Auto Shows Can Save You Money

Brian Moody | Posted 01.25.2015 | Business
Brian Moody

If you're primarily concerned with getting a bargain, wait until the all-new model is about to hit, then look for a low-mileage 2013 or 2014 model. Those cars tend to be worth a little less when a newer, fresher version is introduced.

Important Overlooked Used Car Buying Tips

Sam Dillinger | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Sam Dillinger

I have been asked on a pretty regular basis over the years, "What should I look for when I go shopping for a used car?" Well there's not a right or wrong answer to that, but there are several things you can do to be much more certain you're not being taken advantage of.

7 Ways to Look Like a Pro When Buying a Used Car

MyBankTracker | Posted 12.02.2014 | Money

Buying a used car was one of the scariest purchases I've ever made. I spent nearly half the savings I'd accrued over a year on a jelopy -- the day after I bought the car, it broke down.

Enjoying Your Shiny New SUV? (My Junk Heap Will Bury It)

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.08.2014 | Fifty
Peter Mandel

Everyone nowadays seems to enjoy new-car interior air. But give me a whiff, any time, that brings back memories of adventures and interesting trips over a bunch of years. Here's a look at a few automobiles that I'd pick in a second over a Lexus, that I would drive again with pride -- if only they were still here.

Hunter Stuart

1 Million Used Cars Are Hiding A Terrible Secret | Hunter Stuart | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business

Just because a used car is cheap and seems OK during a test drive doesn't mean it's safe to buy. Criminals have devised ways to artfully conceal st...

I'm a Certified Pre-Owned Spouse!

Monique Honaman | Posted 09.22.2014 | Divorce
Monique Honaman

Can you imagine if being "pre-married" (the previously married kind, not the never-before-married kind) meant that you had to complete a 172-point inspection before you could marry again? Think of all the different things you would want to put on your 172-point inspection checklist.

My New Car: None

Frank H. Wu | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Frank H. Wu

I have recently had the pleasure of owning a number of automobiles I have always wanted. These have included the Jaguar XJ6, Subaru SVX, Volvo P1800ES...

Man's Second Best Friend

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 11.05.2013 | Fifty
Rob Hiaasen

I don't meant to bring anyone down, but I have one of those lousy decisions to make. She's been with me for almost 14 years. She has been such a loyal girl, so full of pep in her day, so pretty.

Alice Bought a House on eBay

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 10.08.2013 | HuffPost Home
Sidonie Sawyer

My friend Alice is a graphic designer who draws, for a living, those funny little tags you see on gifts and bouquets; she also creates greeting cards ...

Grand Blvd: Why I Bought a Cadillac

David Kiley | Posted 08.03.2013 | Detroit
David Kiley

Cadillac for me is about a proposition about America that I am admittedly sentimental about. It is for the independent thinker who roots for the best ideas, not a political party. Cadillac is what drives the American Spirit.

Robert Zemeckis, 'Flight' Director, On 'Back To The Future Part II' & 'Used Cars'

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment

It's strange to think that we almost live in the future. At least, the future that director Robert Zemeckis and producer Bob Gale envisioned in "Back ...

Up To 250,000 Cars DESTROYED

Reuters | Posted 01.07.2013 | Business

* At least 16,000 new cars destroyed * 100,000-250,000 used cars could be scrapped * Many dealers moved cars to higher g...

Tips to Avoiding Post-Sandy Scams

Women & Co | Posted 01.06.2013 | Money
Women & Co

In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, those of us in the affected areas have begun to assess and repair post-storm damage. So while trying to get life back to normal, look out for a few common scams.

Selling The Same Car Over And Over Again

Los Angeles Times | Posted 10.16.2012 | Money

In July 2009, an educational charity sold an 11-year-old Oldsmobile Intrigue at auction, where it was bought by Auto World Auto Sales. The Sacramen...

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...

This Might Be The Best Used Car Ad You'll Ever See

The Huffington Post | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 04.26.2012 | Money

Take a unicorn, promises of fast-growing beards and a teal 1995 Pontiac Grand Am, and what do you get? Possibly the best used car ad you'll ever s...