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Negotiate a Better Deal
Smart Buying

Negotiate a Better Deal

For a price break on a number of products and services, all you have to do is ask. But first read up on tactics the experts use.
September 30, 2021
After Hurricanes, Beware of Flooded Cars for Sale
Buying & Leasing a Car

After Hurricanes, Beware of Flooded Cars for Sale

Hurricane Ida may have passed, but there's a chance the used car you have your eye on could have been damaged by it. Here’s what to watch out for.
September 3, 2021
Should I Buy or Lease a Car?
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Should I Buy or Lease a Car?

It comes down to what type of owner you are. Do you like to hold onto your car for years or switch it out frequently? Do you drive a lot of miles? Do …
August 28, 2021
Complain and Get Results
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Complain and Get Results

Use these tried-and-true strategies to get companies to listen to you.
August 26, 2021
How to Get a Car Deal in a Crazy Market with Karl Brauer
Buying & Leasing a Car

How to Get a Car Deal in a Crazy Market with Karl Brauer

As used car values soar, the old rules of how to get the best price still hold. Also, in the stock market, value stocks pull a rotation move on growth…
July 2, 2021

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How to Save on a Used Car
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How to Save on a Used Car

Tips and techniques that can help you save money when shopping for a used car.
March 24, 2021
Get a Good Deal on Car Rentals
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Get a Good Deal on Car Rentals

Get up to speed on how to snag a deal and avoid pesky fees.
March 20, 2021
Save Money With an Electric Car
Buying & Leasing a Car

Save Money With an Electric Car

Although some are still a pricey luxury, we found EVs that are fun, affordable and eligible for tax incentives.
December 26, 2020
11 Winter Car Maintenance Tips
Buying & Leasing a Car

11 Winter Car Maintenance Tips

There's more to getting your car ready for winter than figuring out where the scraper went.
December 9, 2020
Where to Invest in 2021 with Anne Kates Smith
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Where to Invest in 2021 with Anne Kates Smith

Kiplinger Executive Editor Anne Kates Smith joins us to talk about her 2021 outlook for stocks, market sectors, and even some specific stocks. Also, …
December 1, 2020
COVID-19 Drives Used-Car Sales Boom
Buying & Leasing a Car

COVID-19 Drives Used-Car Sales Boom

Commuters afraid of public transportation in a pandemic have been scooping up wheels.
October 19, 2020
How to Save on a Used Car
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How to Save on a Used Car

Kiplinger's resident car guru David Muhlbaum joins host Ryan Ermey on our Your Money's Worth podcast to offer tips on buying a used car. Also, the pai…
September 8, 2020
The Five Top Consumer Complaints
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The Five Top Consumer Complaints

Here are the top five complaints from a survey of state and local agencies from 19 states.
August 27, 2020
The Right Fit Car for Older Drivers
Buying & Leasing a Car

The Right Fit Car for Older Drivers

Anticipate how changes in lifestyle and health might affect the kind of vehicle you will need over time.
August 26, 2020
Get Your Car on the Cheap
Buying & Leasing a Car

Get Your Car on the Cheap

Want to spend less on transportation? Step 1 is a car that’s used, but not used up.
July 22, 2020
Protecting Your Car During COVID-19
Buying & Leasing a Car

Protecting Your Car During COVID-19

Lack of exercise won’t make your car flabby, but problems with the battery, the fuel and even malevolent wildlife are a real possibility.
June 12, 2020
13 Reasons You Will Regret an RV in Retirement
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13 Reasons You Will Regret an RV in Retirement

RV-loving retirees talk about the downsides of spending retirement in a motorhome, travel trailer, fifth wheel or other recreational vehicle.
June 8, 2020
How to Buy a Car (for Less!) During COVID-19
Buying & Leasing a Car

How to Buy a Car (for Less!) During COVID-19

Safety first, but don’t rule out the old-school approach of just picking up the phone and calling your local dealer.
May 5, 2020
The 10 Best Cars for Senior Drivers
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The 10 Best Cars for Senior Drivers

Whether you're 50, 60 or 70, you may start thinking about a vehicle that conforms to your chassis, instead of the other way around.
April 27, 2020
Reshop Your Car Insurance
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Reshop Your Car Insurance

Finding the lowest rate to protect your vehicle and you can be a challenge.
April 9, 2020
How to Clean and Maintain Your Car in the Coronavirus Era
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How to Clean and Maintain Your Car in the Coronavirus Era

First things first: Let’s disinfect that small, enclosed space.
March 26, 2020
The Safest Used Cars for $20,000 or Less
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The Safest Used Cars for $20,000 or Less

Shopping for a used car?
March 23, 2020
Should You Buy Your Next Car New or Used?
Buying & Leasing a Car

Should You Buy Your Next Car New or Used?

There are cases when it’s better to buy new than used. Look for low-priced cars with high resale value.
March 17, 2020
The Safest Cars for $30,000 or Less
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The Safest Cars for $30,000 or Less

You want to put yourself (and your loved ones) in the safest vehicle possible, right?
March 10, 2020
Car Buying New or Used: Use Data to See Which Is Better
Buying & Leasing a Car

Car Buying New or Used: Use Data to See Which Is Better

Edmunds.com and KBB offer useful tools to calculate the real cost of owning a car. But it’s still on you to make the right comparisons.
March 5, 2020