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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.
June 30, 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
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
13 Reasons You'll Regret an RV in Retirement
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13 Reasons You'll Regret an RV in Retirement

As you drive toward retirement, dreams of blue highways are giving you that itch to hit the open road.
November 20, 2019
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8 Reasons to Retire in an RV
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8 Reasons to Retire in an RV

The long travel to retirement is about to end.
November 19, 2019

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9 Tips to Get Your Car to 200,000 Miles or More
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9 Tips to Get Your Car to 200,000 Miles or More

The average age of cars on the road today is higher than ever — over 11 years old, according to IHS Automotive.
May 23, 2019
7 Car-Care Myths That Need to Die
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7 Car-Care Myths That Need to Die

Your Great-Uncle Frank may have gotten 150,000 miles out of his Studebaker, but the advice he handed down is probably out of date.
May 20, 2019
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15 Cars You Can Drive Forever
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15 Cars You Can Drive Forever

Some models just seem to keep rolling along, whistling past the junkyard. We've identified 15 cars with exceptional and sometimes surprising endurance…
April 2, 2019
10 Things That Will Soon Disappear Forever
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10 Things That Will Soon Disappear Forever

Ten years ago, thousands of Blockbuster Video stores occupied buildings like this all over the country, renting DVDs and selling popcorn.
September 13, 2018
After a Hurricane, Beware Flooded Cars for Sale
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After a Hurricane, Beware Flooded Cars for Sale

If you're buying a used vehicle in an area recently hit by a hurricane, check to make sure it doesn't have any flood damage.
September 10, 2018
The Best Way to Buy a Used Car
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The Best Way to Buy a Used Car

Look for two- to three-year-old used vehicles because they’ve already lost the lion’s share of their initial value.
April 4, 2018
Surprisingly Good Reasons to Buy a Rental Car
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Surprisingly Good Reasons to Buy a Rental Car

Buying from Hertz, Avis and Budget is so low-hassle and transparent that you may not mind getting a car that dozens have already had their mitts on.
February 5, 2018
Now More than Ever, It's Time to Diversify
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Now More than Ever, It's Time to Diversify

As much as it might pain you to move out of some hot investments for some less exciting ones, if you're near retirement, that's exactly what you shoul…
December 5, 2017
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3 Reliable Used Cars That Are Bargains
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3 Reliable Used Cars That Are Bargains

Ford, Kia and Cadillac make affordable alternatives to popular vehicles on the used-car market.
November 9, 2017
5 Signs You're Buying a Flood-Damaged Car
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5 Signs You're Buying a Flood-Damaged Car

A used vehicle with a superlow price may have been submerged in the recent hurricanes.
November 2, 2017
Car-veat Emptor: Tips to Control Car-Buying and Repair Costs
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Car-veat Emptor: Tips to Control Car-Buying and Repair Costs

Navigating the world of car expenses can be confusing, but some extra legwork can really pay off.
September 22, 2017
8 Hidden Values in the Used Car Market
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8 Hidden Values in the Used Car Market

When buying or leasing a new car, Kiplinger readers know to consider depreciation and residual value.
September 20, 2017
What You Must Know About the Exploding Airbag Recall
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What You Must Know About the Exploding Airbag Recall

Discover if, or when, your vehicle will be recalled.
October 5, 2016
11 Best Values in Used Cars, 2016
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11 Best Values in Used Cars, 2016

If you’re in the market for a used car, 2016 is shaping up to be a good year to buy.
October 3, 2016
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What to Do If You Own a VW Diesel
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What to Do If You Own a VW Diesel

Repairs to ensure that VWs with "defeat device" software meet emission standards could be a year or two away.
September 21, 2016
Tricks to Make Your Car Last for 200,000 Miles
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Tricks to Make Your Car Last for 200,000 Miles

Try these tips to keep your vehicle running forever.
July 22, 2016
3 Cars You Can Drive Forever
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3 Cars You Can Drive Forever

These surprisingly reliable vehicles just keep going and going and going.
February 8, 2016
Ditch Your Car, Save a Fortune
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Ditch Your Car, Save a Fortune

I've saved about $3,000 a year by going carless. Here's how you can do it, too.
November 13, 2015
Surprising Reasons to Buy a Used Rental Car
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Surprising Reasons to Buy a Used Rental Car

Deals on former rentals are tempting if you can get past the stigma.
July 31, 2015
When Leasing Makes Sense
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When Leasing Makes Sense

If you always have a car payment—because you trade in your cars often or you tend to finance with long-term loans—then leasing is a good choice.
January 2, 2015