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Buying a Used Car From a Dealer

Whether you’re 16 or 60, buying a used car can be an exciting experience. But it can also be a big financial commitment, with some industry reports estimating that the average price of a used car is

Financing or Leasing a Car

Shopping for a car? You have options other than paying cash. Whether you finance or lease, here are some things to keep in mind. Before You Buy or Lease a Car Factoring in a Trade-in Financing a Car
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Buying a car or truck?

Jim Kreidler
One thing that comes with being in the military is almost constant change — new cities, new homes, new friends — and new cars. As part of Military Consumer Month, if you’re thinking about buying a new
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FTC puts advertisers on notice: honest opinions only

Seena Gressin
If you’re like many people, before you lay your money down — particularly for big-ticket items — you want to hear what past buyers say about them. The FTC took a big step today to make sure that what

Sample Customer Complaint Letter

Effective complaint letters explain the problem and how you’d like the company to resolve it. Try to be clear and include only the details you need to describe the problem and the resolution you want

Buyer’s Remorse: The FTC’s Cooling-Off Rule May Help

If you’ve ever asked yourself “what have I done?” after buying something, you’re not alone. Maybe you signed up for a pricey sales training program at a multi-level marketing company’s recruiting

How To Shop for a Home Security System and Avoid Scams

Home security systems are designed to protect you, your home, and your valuables. They vary in price and what they can do. Not all security companies are legit. So when sellers come knocking on your