Tips and AdviceShopping and Negotiating
What should you bring when shopping for a new car, how do you know whether to buy that extended warranty, and what's necessary to a successful negotiation?
From budgeting to closing the deal, buying your next used car is as simple as these five easy steps.
Nobody likes to discover hidden fees when buying a car. Ask these 4 questions to reveal those fees before you sign on the dotted line.
Sometimes forgoing the test drive and buying sight unseen can help you find your dream car at an unbeatable price.
Negotiating a used car deal doesn't have to be stressful, but it's necessary if you want a great deal.
Negotiating a new car deal can be stressful, but nobody pays full retail, right? Learn the basics of good negotiation.
Whether it's from a hurricane or a burst pipe in the garage, flooding can have disastrous effects on a car.
You've found what looks like it could be your next car, but it has a few dents and scratches. How can you tell what damage is "ok" and what damage is a red flag?
Negotiating with a car dealership can be frustrating, but knowing when to stand up and walk out will turn the tide in your favor.
Extended warranties can provide valuable peace of mind, but will you ever need to use one?
There are 5 primary factors in every used-car negotiation. Understanding how they impact each other is step 1 to getting a great deal.
There are six key factors in every new car purchase. We'll explain how you can use each one of them to your advantage.
Don't suffer sticker shock when shopping for your next car. Fully understand how taxes and fees will affect the listing price, and which ones you can avoid paying.
Monroney stickers will tell you nearly everything you need to know about a new car, and they're required by law.
Consult our list of things to bring to make sure you get the most out of your trip to a car dealership.
Shopping for a used car? Here are the 5 most important things to consider.
Buying your next car used, rather than new, can save you plenty of money as long as you know which questions to ask.
Test drives are an important step to buying a used car, but do you know what to look for when you get behind the wheel?
Wondering what a pink slip is? This Hollywood term has its roots in California history, but every state issues one—just under a different name.
Learn best practices for contactless car buying that minimize the spread of COVID-19.
You've probably heard about holiday-weekend car sales and no-money-down lease offers. So, what's the catch with these incentives?
Anyone can do a quick vehicle inspection. These steps can help bring some peace of mind before you start negotiating with the salesperson.
Not all certified pre-owned cars are the same. Know which ones to test drive and which ones to avoid.
A comprehensive warranty can save you plenty of money when accidents strike. Make sure you know what's covered and what's not.
These tips will help you score the best deal, regardless of whether you're buying your next car from a dealership or a private seller.
Does being a cash buyer mean you can get a better deal on a used car? Or are you better off financing the vehicle with an auto loan?
The best car dealership is one you'll want to return to again and again. Learn how to identify the best dealerships (and stay away from the rest).
Nearly all cars lose value over time, but smart shoppers can use this depreciation to their advantage.
Understanding new-car prices isn't hard. All you need to know are these four elements.
You'll meet more than just your salesperson when you visit a car dealership. Here's the full cast of characters and how to prepare for each one.
Getting a decent deal on a car loan can be hard when you have bad credit.