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Tag: life-lessons


How Much Do Cars Really Cost?

I just sold my car. It was a 2002 Pontiac Bonneville. My parents bought it new back in August of 2002. I learned how to drive in that car, and I bought it from my parents in 2008 when I moved to...


When Buying a Car, Price Before TT&L is Meaningless

I recently went car shopping, and along the way I got quotes from several different dealers. I collected three quotes that included price before TT&L and price after TT&L. After looking at the...


Things I Wish I'd Known Before Shopping for a New Car

I recently bought a new car, and while I'm happy with my purchase, there are some things that could have gone more smoothly. I learned a lot along the way, and hopefully I'll be a little better...


My Experience with a Hit and Run in Texas

My wife was recently the victim of a hit and run. It was a traumatizing experience for her, but luckily she's fine. The car she was driving at the time, my 2002 Pontiac Bonneville, didn't fare as...


Beware Best Buy Customer Service

One year ago, I bought a washer and dryer from Best Buy. The technicians they sent to install the washer and dryer stripped out the threading inside the washer that's used to hold the shipping...