Buying a Car: What You Need to Know to Be Smart About It

Buying a Car: What You Need to Know to Be Smart About It

by Liz Weston
     
 

This Element is an excerpt from Easy Money: How to Simplify Your Finances and Get What You Want Out of Life (9780132383837) by Liz Pulliam Weston. Available in print and digital formats.

The auto buying trap: Why it's even more dangerous than you realize!

What's the big deal about being upside down on a car? If it's totaled or stolen, the

Overview

This Element is an excerpt from Easy Money: How to Simplify Your Finances and Get What You Want Out of Life (9780132383837) by Liz Pulliam Weston. Available in print and digital formats.

The auto buying trap: Why it's even more dangerous than you realize!

What's the big deal about being upside down on a car? If it's totaled or stolen, the payment from your insurance company typically won't be enough to pay off your loan. Second, you won't be able to afford the payments, but you won't be able to get rid of the car. You must make the payments and insure it. Selling it to buy something cheaper may not be possible. You're stuck.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132479820
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
08/31/2010
Series:
FT Press Delivers Elements
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
10
Sales rank:
1,027,891
File size:
205 KB

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Meet the Author

Liz Pulliam Weston is one of the most-read columnists for MSN Money and author of the question-and-answer column Money Talk, which appears in newspapers nationwide, including The Los Angeles Times , The Newark Star-Ledger , The Cleveland Plain Dealer , and The Detroit News. She appears weekly on CNBC's Power Lunch and regularly on other television programs, including NBC's Early Today, to discuss credit and other personal finance issues. She was part of The Los Angeles Times reporting team that earned a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of alcoholism among Alaska natives. Pulliam Weston is a graduate of the certified financial planner training program at University of California, Irvine.

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