Honest Timeline: Buying Your First Car (Without Your Parents)

Buying your first car can be an exciting time, but also a terrifying one. There’s nothing like feeling yourself behind the wheel of a new automobile that’s about to drain all of your hard-earned money. If you’re like most of us, the process of finding and buying the right car doesn’t happen seamlessly. In fact, the car is likely to take you for a ride by the end of the hunting and haggling. Before you head into the dealership, prepare yourself with our honest timeline for buying your first car (without your dad’s help).

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