There’s nothing wrong with buying a new car, if you’re prepared to accept the short and long-term financial losses. The second you drive that new vehicle off the lot you’ve lost around 20%. A car that was forty-thousand loses eight driving home. Then a depreciation rate of 15% per year for most models, with some exceptions of course. We all know it’s How to Find Used Cars For Sale By Owner: Your Top Options … Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Eau Claire WI 54701 easier to buy than sell an item! Therefore, my choice is always buying used cars, and this is my criteria that saves me big money in the long run.
My recommendation is purchasing a used car for cash not financing. Without interest and the two-way insurance requirement, you’re probably saving around $1200/ year. Next is not purchasing a used car from a dealer Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Eau Claire WI 54701 which can be considerably more expensive. Many people believe dealers do more to repairs used cars making those ones sounder investments. Keep in mind dealers need to make profits, which means incorporating costs like the trade-in, repairs, operational costs, and commissions. That is the reason my preference is being patient finding private sales. People selling their own used cars have no overhead Used Cars For Sale Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Eau Claire WI 54701 expenses, and know they will get a lot less from the dealer.
The type of used cars I look for have low mileage, service records, accident free, many features that work, and sellers who have been meticulous with their cars. Doing a lot of mileage yearly my number is around $5000. Prior to purchasing I spend an hour labor having my trusted mechanic Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Eau Claire WI 54701 look the car over. If there is anything major I walk away, minor repairs are negotiated to bring the price down. My rule of thumb is keeping aside an additional $1000. Buying a used car, I know within 6 months there will be some normal repairs coming, like breaks, timing belts, or shocks. My objective is keep the car for 3-4 years Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Eau Claire WI 54701 owing me nothing re-selling it afterwards for around $1500.
Taking into consideration I can drive a used car for 4 years saves me $4800 in interest and two-way insurance. My total purchase cost being around $6000 counting in the set aside money. If you do the math above including in my $1500 resale, I’m ahead $300 based on my original purchase afterwards. Who Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Eau Claire WI 54701 can say that buying a new car could ever do that? If you’re thinking of purchasing a car try my way in saving big money buying used cars.
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MCHS awards more than $200,000 in grants to nonprofits in northwest Wisconsin
Over the past four years, Mayo Clinic Health System has awarded $788,000 in grant money to nonprofits in northwest Wisconsin to help improve the ... Dunn, Chippewa, Eau Claire, Pierce, St. Croix and T...
Eau Claire County OK's wheel tax
EAU CLAIRE, WI (MetroSouce-WSAU) Eau Claire County will be implementing a new $30 wheel tax. The fee was approved on a 20-9 county board vote after nearly three hours of debate. It will now cost $105 ...
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Part 2: Hello Wisconsin talks surgical services at Marshfield Medical Center Eau Claire
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The best smartwatches - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and Sports
The smartwatch phenomenon began in earnest during 2015, but now it’s in full swing. The latest-and-greatest smartwatches are a big improvement over their unsightly first and second generation counterp...
Foxconn Buys Eau Claire Office Space, Partners with Advocate Aurora
Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturing giant, is making more moves in Wisconsin at it prepares to build a massive electronics factory in the southeast corner of the state. Foxconn said on Monday that it ...
Foxconn plans to open Eau Claire facilities
Foxconn Technology Group plans to open facilities in west-central Wisconsin. The Taiwanese electronics giant announced Monday it has entered into an agreement to buy The Grand, a downtown Eau Claire b...
Foxconn to create tech hub in downtown Eau Claire
Foxconn said it plans to close on the Eau Claire properties later this year and have its operations there open in early 2019. “We are excited to expand our Wisconn Valley footprint to the Chippewa Val...
Foxconn: To open Foxconn Place Chippewa Valley in downtown Eau Claire
New Wisconn Valley Innovation Center and technology hub will create 150 high-tech jobs, expand company’s footprint to West Central Wisconsin, and accelerate development of AI 8K+5G ecosystem Eau Clair...
Foxconn plans another innovation center in Wisconsin
The Eau Claire center is the third Foxconn has announced outside of Racine County where it will hire people to develop new tech in Wisconsin. The other locations are in Milwaukee and Green Bay. “Our g...