Apr 29, 2011

Marketplace Money for Friday, April 29, 2011

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Marketplace Money for Friday, April 29, 2011

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To sell or to trade-in your car?

Apr 29, 2011
Tess Vigeland tags along with Phil Reed of Edmunds.com as he tries to decide whether to sell or trade-in his Nissan Fit.
Phil Reed of Edmunds.com with his Honda Fit.
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Car lessons from along the Arroyo Seco Parkway

Apr 29, 2011
Dexter Ford from the New York Times and Steve Mazor from the Auto Club of Southern California discuss what cars cost us and the mistakes we make when it comes to our cars and finances.

What to buy: New or used?

Apr 29, 2011
We break down the pros and cons of purchasing new and used cars.

An oily diet will clog your car's arteries too

Apr 29, 2011
KPCC's John Rabe talks about how his Mercedes got atherosclerosis after he converted it to run on vegetable oil.

Price negotiation tips for when you go to the dealership

Apr 29, 2011
Mike Quincy of Consumer Report sheds some light on car pricing and how you can get the best price. He also gives suggestions on the best budget cars.

To lease or to buy?

Apr 29, 2011
Phil Reed of Edmunds.com explains what factors you should consider when deciding whether to lease or buy a new car.

Automobile musings from an asphalt junkie

Apr 29, 2011
Adam Carolla tells Tess why he thinks used cars are the way to go and offers his thoughts on a certain public radio car talk show.

What you should know before going to a car mechanic

Apr 29, 2011
Auto mechanics aren't really known for their honesty. But one candid shop owner shares what consumers should know before they take their cars to a garage.

The car that lied to me... or did it?

Apr 29, 2011
KPCC's Madeleine Brand talks about the reality check she got after the honeymoon period with her Jetta SportWagen ended.

Replacing car parts on a budget

Apr 29, 2011
Buying car parts through the dealership means sky-high prices and you can never be too sure that what you see online will look the same when it arrives on your doorstep. Bill Mahoney takes us on a search through junkyards…