How to Save money on a Vehicle Roof

Most people buy a few cars within their lifetime.  On average, when people buy their first car, they don’t really know much about the deal they are getting.  Unless they are a car nut, or extremely wealthy, they most likely have done a little bit of Internet research in figuring out what to buy.  They are using that research to find the absolute “best deal” they can on their next car.  But, once you’ve ridden out the 250 thousand miles on your first care it is time to buy another one.  How can you save money on your next vehicle purchase?  Here we will explore some options for you to save as much as you can on your next car buy. Whenever I need a roof, I head on over to

Try to bargain over the Internet.  You can try your best to negotiate the finances of the car via the computer.  First, Internet department salesmen are salary employees that get bonuses based on volume, not commissions.  They have an incentive to work with you even if you bring the cost down.  This doesn’t affect them.  It affects the company, but not them.  You can save 1000$-2000$ online by directly haggling with the salesman via the Internet.

Next, avoid the finances and insurance office.  This is where you get hit with a bunch of “add ons” and hidden extra fees that always negate whatever you just saved.  Third, take your time if you can.  If you act like you are in a hurry or desperate to buy the car, then the car company is the one in the position of power.  If you act relaxed, then you can pit the salesman you are working with against their boss to lower the costs.

Another thing you can do is try to bring your own auto financing when shopping.  If you get preapproved for your auto loan before you start your actual car shopping, then you are a in very strong negotiating position.  You can ask the dealer to make you a better offer on the financing, than the already low one you have negotiated by getting preapproved.

Try to negotiate just the vehicle price first.  Car deals are far more than just the vehicle these days.  If you focus on the car itself at first, then you can get the price down as low as possible in that field, and then you can ignore the other stuff.

Everything is negotiable. Smart buyers know this.  No number is absolute.  If you are smart and savvy you can out do the company you are working with.  They likely don’t have more than one buyer for that particular car, so if you realize you are the one in the position of power, then you are in a great place to negotiate.

Another thing you can do is time the market.  By the end of the model year, prices tend to drop.  This is because with the upcoming New Year, new models are being released, heavily dropping the value of the suddenly “older” model.  August through October seem to be good months to buy cars, as new cars tend to be released in January and on.


Tricks for Saving Cash on Clothes


Clothes shopping can be costly and stressful, especially if trying to save money.  Recently, I noticed that I was spending too much of my disposable income on clothes.  After searching for a new refrigerator and home security in Atlanta GA, I realized the necessities were going to hit my bank account hard. It was time to find a way to save on the other joys of life, like clothes! For young people trying to “fit” in, it can be very difficult to try to keep up with the latest trends when on a budget.  As particular trends become fashionable, the demand for those types of clothes skyrockets.  For a kid growing up, or even an adult who is socially very conscious, it is possible to still fit in with what is “in”, while being on a budget by following some of these tips!

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Ways to Save Money on College

Amy C. Edmondson

College is an exciting time for most kids.  It is also a big change, as many kids are on their own for the first time. This time can be scary for someone, especially as so many kids that are going to college are on financial aid, and are essentially on a budget.  At the same time, there is a lot of pressure to meet new people and do new activities, some of which that can cost a lot of money.  No one is saying that people should skip college that would be crazy.  But there are ways to save money while being a college student that will help you and your family in the long run.

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How to Save Money on Gas

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Are you fed up with the amount of money you are wasting on gas?  Your commute to work is long and far and you feel like a big chunk of your paycheck is going back into just filling up your gas tank.  Maybe your car is even a gas-guzzler, which means you will be spending EVEN more on gas!  Well, this cost of gas annoys us all, and here are some tips to try to help get those costs down!

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5 Ways to Turn Idle Cash into More Cash


Cash is king, but it can also be your enemy. Cash does nothing for you but give the banks profit. It sits in your bank account while the bank loans it our for interest.  Stop feeding the institutions and start getting a return.  Cash not only does not make you money, but it actually depreciates.  Due to massive printing and inflation by the Federal Reserve, your dollar loses value year after year.  For decades, the U.S. has been monetizing debt instead of living within their means.  Let us help you combat that issue by choosing one of the items below to boost your loot!


1. Police Auctions

Purchase something of value for pennies on the dollar at a police auction.  Immediately sell the item on Craigslist or other classified service.  This can be a car, safe, computers, or furniture.  For cars, you might want to bring a mechanic along.  For computers, you might want to make sure that you have software for virus removal.

Level of difficulty: 6

Level of return: 7

Risk: 4

Speed: 8

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Secret Trick for Saving Hundreds on Plane Tickets

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Note: This is NOT one of those articles that promises to show you how to travel the world for free then at the end of the article tells you to sign up for a credit card and accumulate flyer miles.  Let’s be real, that is click bait if I have ever seen it…

Here is a secret that I have been using for years that not many people know about.  Next time you shop for tickets, search for flights from your origination to your destination.  Make note of the ideal flight you want (nonstop, normal hours, good price, reputable airline, etc.).  Write down the price of this flight.

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10 Ways to Save on Groceries

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1. Don’t shop hungry

Sounds silly, but I can vouch for it.  I have noticed a significant difference in my total bill when I eat a complete meal before shopping.  When you’re hungry, everything looks delicious. If you are on a diet, you may give in to some cravings that result in bad food decisions.  If your blood sugar is low, your body may crave sugar and carbs.  You just may end up with a doughnut! This is not a list of health tips, but if you shop hungry, you will be over-ambitious with what you can eat that week/month.

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How to Save Money on Your Cable and Internet Bill

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It doesn’t matter what service provider you have, At&t or Comcast, you can find a way to shave a portion of the cost on these essential services.  Internet and cable providers have oligarchies in their markets.  Any fewer providers and the tip I am about to give you may not work. Some areas only have one provider that is willing to service the area. Luckily, they may not know that they are your only option. Keep it this way.  Here are some steps:

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