Best Money Tips: The Car Edition


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some of the best articles from around the web on keeping your car expenses from draining your bank account.

Top 5 Articles

Car Buying Guide: Tricks to Save Thousands — Negotiating via phone or email and financing wisely can help you save thousands when buying a car. [Money Under 30]

8 Questions to Ask When Buying a Used Car — When buying a used car, ask the seller for maintenance records. [PopSugar Smart Living]

16 Driving Tips to Improve Gas Mileage — You can reduce your gas mileage by using cruise control and checking your gas cap. [Sustainable Personal Finance]

The Difference Between Buying and Leasing Cars — If you move around a lot for work or pleasure, leasing a car may be a better option for you than buying one. [Budget Blonde]

How to Protect Your Car from Depreciation — Keeping your mileage down and holding onto your maintenance records can protect your car from depreciation. [Thousandaire]

Other Essential Reading

Save Money at the Gas Pump — To save at the pump, maintain your car properly and plan your trips efficiently. [Consumerism Commentary]

20 Ways to Waste Money on Your Car — Using a dealer for oil changes and not changing your fuel filter can end up costing you more on your car. [Dumb Little Man]

Car Salesman Tricks They Do Not Want You to Know — Car salesmen do not want you to know the car's real invoice cost. [Money Q&A]

How to Live Without a Car — If you want to eliminate your car expenses entirely, consider using services like ZipCar. [Living on the Cheap]

Surviving and Thriving on an Extended Car Trip with Your Kids — Packing treats (or "bribes") can help make extended car trips with your kids a success and keep them frugal. [Parenting Squad]

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