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Buying A Used Car- Part 5: Test Drive- Exterior

We last talked about calling the seller to get an appointment in the fourth part of Buying a Used Car. Now that you’ve called, asked any pertinent questions, and arranged a time to meet, it’s time to go for a test drive. However, before you do, it may serve you well to think over all […]

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Buying A Used Car- Part 4: Contacting The Seller

We talked about the vehicle search in the last section of Buying A Used Car. By now, you’ve searched your area for the kinds of vehicles you need that are fairly priced within your budget. Hopefully, you’ve found some vehicles you want to look at, and you’ve made a list of some sort so that […]

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Buying A Used Car- Part 3: The Car Search

In the 2nd part of Buying A Used Car, we discussed deciding on what kind of vehicle you need before beginning the car search. If you’re like most people, you’ve found that a couple of types will work. For example, if you have a small family, you could be well served by a midsize sedan […]

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Buying A Used Car- Part 2: Choosing A Body Style

In Part 1 of Buying a Used Car, we talked about budgeting for your car purchase. Hopefully, you have put together a working budget, and you know what you can afford for a monthly car payment. Now, it’s time to decide what type of vehicle you need; another way to ask it is, “What body […]

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Buying A Used Car- Part 1: Budgeting

So, is it time for buying a used car? It may not be the time you would have chosen, but you have to. Or, maybe you’re ready for something different. Or, maybe your teen is old enough for his/her own vehicle. In any case, how should you approach the car buying process? Obviously, there are […]

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