No more automotive hand-me-downs. No more junkers. It’s time to buy your first, brand-spanking-new car.

You’ve saved some cash, you’ve scoped out the models and you’re eager to buy. But do a little studying first on how to get a good deal — or that new-car smell could turn sour.

Dealer’s choice in auto financing When you let the dealer finance your car, he’s the one holding all the cards.

Rebate or low-interest rate dilemma
Should you pocket a $1,000 rebate or snap up an ultra-low financing rate for that shiny new car? It depends on more than the numbers.

10 rules for dealing with auto dealers


Negotiating is essential in buying an auto, or you’ll almost certainly pay more. Here are 10 tips.

How to haggle down home and car prices
When you decide to buy a new home or car, how well you haggle about the price with the seller could be the key factor in how much you agree to pay.