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Buying a car is a big decision, but with the right information, it doesn’t have to be hard. On this page you’ll find the latest tips and advice about car buying, which will help you save time and money.

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5 Best Times to Buy a Car

Knowing the best time to buy a car can save you money. In general, that means shopping when there are car deals available, or when dealers are less busy.

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10 Best Car Warranties in 2021

The best car warranties have great bumper-to-bumper terms, and some cover your powertrain for 100K miles. We’ll show you which brands have the best coverage.

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Do I Need a Car Broker?

Car shopping takes time, but it’s possible to hire a professional to do it for you. We’ll explain what car brokers do, and whether they’re the right choice for you.

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How to Lease a Car

Leasing’s flexibility, and the promise of a new car every few years, can make it a great option. Follow these steps to make the most of your next car lease.

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How to Buy Cars at Auction

A guide highlighting the most popular types of car auctions and outlining the steps needed to buy an auction vehicle, whether in person or online.

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Leasing vs. Buying a Car

There are lots of choices to make when shopping for a car, and one of the biggest has nothing to do with make or body style: Should I buy or lease?

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What Is a Monroney Sticker?

A car’s window sticker is officially called a “Monroney sticker.” It not only includes a car’s make, model, trim, and price, but also plenty of important information.

How to Buy a Classic Car

Buying a classic car can be a fun process with the right preparation. Read this guide if it’s your first time buying a collector car, or if you need a refresher.

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How to Buy a Used Car

This guide outlines the steps to follow for the best used car buying experience. From research to test drives to negotiating, and everything in between.

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How to Avoid Curbstoning

Imagine finding a car for sale online that’s hundreds less than a nearly identical model you saw elsewhere. Is it an amazing deal, or a curbstoning scam?

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New Cars vs Used Cars

You’re shopping for a car and you’re hit with the age-old dilemma: new vs used? We’ve broken down factors you should consider before deciding.

Car Financing

How to Finance a Car

Cars are expensive, and that means most people need a loan to afford one. The following car financing tips can help you save time and money.