Dec 22, 2021
Financing your first big ticket
Dealers charge whatever rate they can get away with
For ratings stick to the yearly edition of Consumer report
Heads up for the buyer
The banks, more risk, more rate
Know your budget and stick to it
Down payment isn’t a lock
FTB, finance first, buy and negotiate second
Dec 14, 2021
Common sense Electric versus Gas
Destination charges marked up but thrown out
Electric chip bologna
Plug in Hybrid
What are the limits?
Charging takes time
No charge? What to do
Without fossil fuel taxes will new taxes pay for roads
Crash safety doubts?
We need the...
Dec 7, 2021
You are ready, time to buy
Hybrids don’t save money in the long run
Is EV charging safe?
Great negotiating requires great due diligence.
Know the Monroney or book
Avoid cash or shopping talk.
No matter what you offer, the dealer will try to bump you.
Don't acknowledge the price anchor
Always ask for a...
Nov 25, 2021
The due diligence you need to do
Black Friday bull
2022 Consumer Report has a great ratings section
Brand tells the story best
Due diligence is paramount
There are no short cuts
Buying tips? Watch out
Know what you want
Used price calculation methods for used
Use the Monroney label for online comparison of a new
Nov 18, 2021
One price, No haggle
Be prepared for the electric push
The one price- no haggle culture
There are no special deals
Why it is used
Lower overhead and better averages
It’s not customer satisfaction
2+2 is not 5
No haggling does not mean good price
Ho Hum prices
F&I can take heir time and your money
Don’t let your...