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Buying a Used Car From a Dealer

A Buyers Guide is required on used cars sold by dealers. Learn about vehicle history reports, warranties, and payment options.

Warranties for New Homes

For many people, a home is one of the most expensive purchases they will ever make.
Consumer Alert

FTC's tips for happy holiday shopping

Gretchen Abraham

Keep your holiday shopping merry and bright with an early gift from the Federal Trade Commission: tips to help you watch your wallet, shop wisely, and protect your personal inf

Consumer Alert

FTC looks for revised Used Car Buyers Guides

Colleen Tressler

The FTC’s Used Car Rule says that dealers have to display a Buyers Guide in every used car they have for sale, and give it to buyers after the sale.


Auto Repair Basics

The best way to avoid auto repair rip-offs is to be prepared. Knowing how your vehicle works and how to identify common car problems is a good beginning.