What to Know Before Buying a Vehicle


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This week, talked about the steps involved in buying a vehicle and how to save the most money.

Topic: What to Know Before Buying a Vehicle

When: Wednesday, July 8 at 3 p.m. ET.

The video panel included: Michelle Krebs- Senior Analyst for Autotrader, Keith Buglewicz- Senior Associate Editor for Kelley Blue BookRod Griffin – Director of Public Education at Experian, and Mike Delgado – Social Media Community Manager at Experian.

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Questions We Discussed:

  • Q1: Tell us about the first car you bought for yourself.
  • Q2: What should people do before buying a car?
  • Q3: How does credit affect the car-buying process?
  • Q4: What items should you factor into your overall car budget?
  • Q5: How do you decide whether to buy a new or used car?
  • Q6: What are the differences between financing through a dealership vs. your bank or credit union?
  • Q7: What should people know or ask about when purchasing a car from a private owner?
  • Q8: Do you have any tips for negotiating the price of a car to get the best deal for you?
  • Q9: What online tools and resources are available to help make the car-buying process easier?
  • Q10: Any final tips for purchasing a vehicle?

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