Honest Car Dealer
Don’t Fall for Hidden Fees: How to Save Money on Your New Car

The intoxicating aroma of new-car smell can temporarily take the edge off one’s senses—but when it comes to haggling at a dealership, you want your wits about you. One inevitable factor in new-car purchases is hidden fees. Some of these fees you can avoid, some fees you can’t, so it …

January 28, 2016 by Jamie Rettig

Honest Car Dealer
Don’t Fall for Hidden Fees: How to Save Money on Your New Car

The intoxicating aroma of new-car smell can temporarily take the edge off one’s senses—but when it comes to haggling at a dealership, you want your wits about you. One inevitable factor in new-car purchases is hidden fees. Some of these fees you can avoid, some fees you can’t, so it …

January 28, 2016 by Jamie Rettig

Honest Car Dealer
How to Negotiate the Best Price for Your Car

As the old saying goes, don’t bring a knife to a gunfight when it comes to haggling with a professional car salesman. When you’re facing down someone whose business it is to make you pay the highest price possible and who is a negotiator by trade, be sure to power …

December 17, 2015 by Jamie Rettig

Honest Car Dealer
How to Negotiate the Best Price for Your Car

As the old saying goes, don’t bring a knife to a gunfight when it comes to haggling with a professional car salesman. When you’re facing down someone whose business it is to make you pay the highest price possible and who is a negotiator by trade, be sure to power …

December 17, 2015 by Jamie Rettig

Honest Car Dealer
The Inherent Hazards of the Too-Long Loan

It can be tempting to purchase a new vehicle that’s out of your league pricewise by accepting an overly long payment term to get lower monthly payments. But buyer beware: What’s costing you less in the short term will end up costing a lot more in the long term—and, when …

November 27, 2015 by Jamie Rettig

Honest Car Dealer
The Inherent Hazards of the Too-Long Loan

It can be tempting to purchase a new vehicle that’s out of your league pricewise by accepting an overly long payment term to get lower monthly payments. But buyer beware: What’s costing you less in the short term will end up costing a lot more in the long term—and, when …

November 27, 2015 by Jamie Rettig

Honest Car Dealer
When (and When Not) to Buy a Car

You may not know this, but there are good times and bad times to buy a car. Don’t let a dealer convince you that right now is necessarily the best time to seal the deal. Car-Buying Considerations Winter months are the least active for car purchases, so that’s when you’ll …

October 22, 2015 by Jamie Rettig

Honest Car Dealer
When (and When Not) to Buy a Car

You may not know this, but there are good times and bad times to buy a car. Don’t let a dealer convince you that right now is necessarily the best time to seal the deal. Car-Buying Considerations Winter months are the least active for car purchases, so that’s when you’ll …

October 22, 2015 by Jamie Rettig

leasing a car
Five Things Car Dealers Won’t Tell You

It’s always the job of a car dealer to sell you a car, but some of them get confused about who they are actually providing a service for: themselves or the car buyer. Here at Honest Car Dealer, we try to strip that all away and make sure you, the customer, …

September 22, 2015 by Jamie Rettig

leasing a car
Five Things Car Dealers Won’t Tell You

It’s always the job of a car dealer to sell you a car, but some of them get confused about who they are actually providing a service for: themselves or the car buyer. Here at Honest Car Dealer, we try to strip that all away and make sure you, the customer, …

September 22, 2015 by Jamie Rettig