What your car color says about you

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There's a reason why places like Home Depot display orange logos. Bright orange declares that you're quite comfortable with value and saving money.

If you're driving an orange Mini, you're saying, "I do a good job of minding my money," Augustin says. You might skip doing things for yourself (no spa treatments or expensive hair appointments) just so you can focus on value-rich investments.

An orange BMW? You pinched pennies to buy that head turner. "You're sort of tipping the world on edge," Augustin says. You're also not afraid of going against the tide. Orange is one of the least favorite colors of new car buyers in the U.S.

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