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The American way of life is tied to the automobile. In most of the United States, if you want to get around, you’ll need wheels. Even if you live in a metropolitan area like New York City, Chicago or Boston, a car provides an easy escape from the stress of trains, planes and mass transit.

There are dozens of reasons to buy a new automobile—for work, for travel, for convenience—but while a car can be very useful, it’s also a serious investment, which will set you back thousands of dollars. We’ll teach you the basics of car buying and give you the knowledge you need to make the right automotive decisions for your first 30 days and beyond.

In the next 30 days, you’re going to:

  • Discover the fundamentals of car research.
  • Learn how to negotiate for the best price.
  • Pit dealers against one another.
  • Become a shrewd negotiator.

While it may seem scary at first, we’re going to equip you with the proper mental and emotional tools so you can make the right choices and drive happily for years to come.

DID YOU KNOW? The Toyota Corolla is the best-selling vehicle of all time, with one being sold approximately every 40 seconds since its introduction in 1966.

Posted: 3/25/17
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Yes it could be the best seller small car, and that is what I like is a small car, but what is one to do when they are on a fixed income like I am on social security and don't get that much but once a month, Now there is no deeler is going to let no 75 years person have no credit account on no car at that age Right? Because they are afread that they will die before they pay of the bill And everytime the social security gvie us a cost of living rase, well here come the Landlord to take 30% of that. then here come the doctor to get his part. So what is one to do?