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The Ridiculous Concept Of Dealer Invoice Price

January 7th, 2009 · No Comments

How many of you have a friend or relative who claims to have a bought a new car right at the dealer’s invoice or very close to it?  Well, let me tell you.  First of all, almost no one should ever buy a new car but that will be covered in another post.  Second, I […]

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Tags: Cars · Money

The Truth About Car Payments

May 26th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Here is an interesting question: Would you still be driving the same car today if you had been forced to pay cash for it when you bought it? Or did you merely look at the monthly payments and justify it by telling yourself you could afford it because you could make the payments? Did you […]

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Top Financial Rip-Offs

March 8th, 2007 · No Comments

Below is a list of financial offers that are a complete scam. They either give the lender or retailer a massive initial profit or extract your money slowly and stealthily over time. Some of these are more complex than others, but hopefully reading my article on these money scams will prevent you from partaking in […]

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My Best Car Buying Tip To You

November 29th, 2006 · No Comments

Shortly after I graduated from college my dad explained to me the four major reasons people buy a car. It was timeless advice that was true fifteen years ago when he told me and will still be true fifteen years from now. If you read all four reasons you’ll learn my best car buying tip […]

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How To Buy A Car

November 26th, 2006 · No Comments

Another article in the How To Get A Raise In 15 Minutes series, this will explain what to do and what not to do when buying a car. I have a close friend who recently bought a new truck. He went to the dealer and told him what he could afford to spend on it. […]

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