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Used Car Buying Tip Sheet

By Craig Boivin.

Pre-owned cars can be great bargains. Shopping for a used car can take quite a bit of time and energy, but if you are committed to following these simple guidelines, it’s a pretty good bet that you will walk away with a deal you’ll be satisfied with.

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A Bigger Car

By Pam Hannah.

In the pursuit of living simply, I have actually succeeded in making my life more complicated. Well, I might just be acting overly dramatic.  Here is the ridiculous story. When I first told my boss that I was getting married and one day w...

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Auto Rental Insurance

By Craig Boivin.

Before you pick up a rental car, you should know what arrangements to make for insurance. Not knowing could cost you thousands of dollars if something happens and you're not covered. But it would also be foolish to pay for coverage you don't need....

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What's the Real Cost of Your First Car?

By Craig Boivin.

A car of your own—and it's about time. All you can think about is how great it's going to be to cruise around town with your friends. But don't get ahead of yourself and overlook the expenses associated with car ownership. There are a number of co...

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Shop for the Right Auto Dealer

By Craig Boivin.

When shopping for a new or used car, consumers should do their homework on the dealer. To get a good price on your vehicle, create your own competition and work with a dealer you feel comfortable with. Here are some tips for shopping for the righ...

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