How to Turn Your Vehicle Into a Smart Car and Save Money

Charles Aquino

Everyone wants to save money, especially on the things that we use daily. Our cars are a big part of that, and often take up a notable portion of our budgets. But did you know that you could turn your vehicle into an internet-connected smart car for around $60, which could then save you money? […]

Published or Updated: October 17, 2016

7 Reasons Never to Do a 100% Auto Loan

There’s something of a bubble taking place in the auto loan finance market. How I know this is happening: lenders and dealers are offering 100% auto loans. During the heyday of the mortgage bubble, the mortgage industry had the same product, but it was generally referred to as “zero down.” It’s virtually the same thing, […]

Published or Updated: June 7, 2016

Get The Best Deal Buying or Selling Your Car With These 7 Sites

Mark Hull

I’m in the market for a “new” car.  If you’re like me and other Dough Rollers striving for financial freedom, you want to get the best bang for your buck when it comes to purchasing a vehicle.  We know that new cars lose up to 25% of their value the first year after coming off […]

Published or Updated: September 27, 2016

Leasing a Car: How to Be Smart About It

Derek Brameyer

Most of the time, leasing a car should be one of the last options for aspiring car owners. Even purchasing a car is a losing proposition; you’re spending a significant amount of money for an asset that depreciates, even as it transports you from point A to point B. In most cases, leasing just makes […]

Published or Updated: April 9, 2016

So You Want to Buy a Car…

Derek Brameyer

Car dealerships will make it incredibly easy for you to buy a car. That’s their job, after all. You could walk into a dealership right now and drive off the lot in an hour. Because dealerships are so great at selling cars, it’s important to understand what you should plan for when purchasing a vehicle and […]

Published or Updated: April 3, 2016

14-Step Guide to Getting a Great Deal on a Used Car

With dozens of online tools and apps available to car buyers, finding a new car is easier than ever. But all the tools in the world can’t negotiate a great deal for you. If you’re going to find a good car at a good price, you need to be prepared before ever stepping foot onto a […]

Published or Updated: September 30, 2015

The Great Car Debate: Should You Buy New or Used?

For decades, our great nation has been fiercely divided over one all-important debate: Should you buy a new or used car? You’ll find energized champions on each side of the aisle, defending their new vs. used car preferences to the death point of exasperation. They believe their way is the only way when it comes […]

Published or Updated: September 16, 2015

9 Car Shopping Tools That Make Buying a Car Painless

Preparing to purchase a car can certainly be fun, but it can also be an extremely stressful if you don’t have your ducks in a row. Between finding the right model and searching for the best price, you can literally can spend hours sifting through information for your search. And, if you don’t know what […]

Published or Updated: August 26, 2016

DR 053: Should You Lease or Buy a Car?

Recently, a reader named John wrote in asking about leasing vs. buying a car. Here is John’s question: I was wondering what your input is in regard to buying vehicles? For example, I’m in the process right now of selling a vehicle for a good buck. Would you suggest reinvesting this money in a used […]

Published or Updated: April 14, 2014

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