It should be fun to get a new car. Driving around a shiny new car is a lot of fun, and purchasing it should be, too. Many think this process has to be stressful, but it doesn’t. The article below has advice that can help you out.
You want to stay focused on the total price, not monthly payments. Dealers can alter monthly payments to fit your budget, but that doesn’t mean the car is costing you any less. That’s why you need to look at the total price and the financing on that. Then figure out what that works out to on a monthly basis.
If you’re buying your vehicle through a private party, let a mechanic look at it before buying it. If the current owner declines to let you do this, take that warning sign to heart. There may be extensive problems the owner is …