Car Buying in a Topsy-Turvy Market

You need a new car? Good luck with that! What should you do? We've got some answers.

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Buying a car isn’t like it used to be. If you're in the market, you've probably discovered that the usual rules about purchasing a new or used car, or leasing, no longer apply. In this environment, patience and creativity are paramount, as well as a willingness to consider car sharing as an option. 

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Katherine Reynolds Lewis is an award-winning journalist, speaker and author of The Good News About Bad Behavior: Why Kids Are Less Disciplined Than Ever – And What to Do About It. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, Fortune, Medium, Mother Jones, The New York Times, Parents, Slate, USA Today, The Washington Post and Working Mother, among others. She's been an EWA Education Reporting Fellow, Fund for Investigative Journalism fellow and Logan Nonfiction Fellow at the Carey Institute for Global Good. Residencies include the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and Ragdale. A Harvard physics graduate, Katherine previously worked as a national correspondent for Newhouse and Bloomberg News, covering everything from financial and media policy to the White House.