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This is a podcast about Buying smart and Saving big on a new or used car, truck, motorcycle, boat, motor home etc.  Avoid the hassles and Get the deal you want!  Everyone saves with Deal Talk

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

Employment offer

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

Electric resale?

Electric types?


Plug in Hybrid

Total Electric

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

Electric updates

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...