10 min

S2E4: Get Carfidence! Practical Tips For Buying Your Teen’s First Car Ladies KAR Care Talk Show

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Welcome back to Ladies Kar Care! So, your teen is driving now. They’re becoming more confident, more independent and it’s looking like they’re going to need their own car soon. Before you get overwhelmed, today is all about how you can buy a car that is safe, reliable, and within your budget. Take the stress of out buying their first car with these practical tips! 
Tips We Cover:
Finding The Right Budget For You
This is a great opportunity to teach your teen about budgeting and what it takes to buy and maintain a car. Learn how you can involve them and make your budget a realistic (and exciting) goal. 
Deciding On New Or Used
There are pros and cons to everything, choosing between a new or used car is no different. Listen in as we cover the positives and negatives of new and used cars and how you can decide on the best option for your teen. 
Research, Research, Research
Whether you’re buying used or new the best thing you can do is to research the car you want. Safety ratings, use cases, and recalls are all essential when finding a reliable and safe vehicle for your teen that won’t leave you with regret. 
How To Find An Honest Used Car
You’ll get the best tips and tricks when it comes to buying a used car. How you can avoid being scammed, checking the VIN and history, and even getting support from your mechanic. 
How To Master The Dealership
Just because it’s from a dealership doesn’t mean you’re getting the best deal. We talk about the details that can take your new car from exciting to frustrating and how you can avoid being bullied into something that's not right for you. 
These tips will not only make sure they have a car that lasts but also tools that will serve them for the rest of their lives! Give the gift of carfidence this season with our new book “Get Carfident”, a guide to help your teen become a confident and responsible driver. You can find it in the links below! 
 
More Of What’s Inside:
Defining your budget  How to involve your teen in budgeting Buying used vs. buying new Finding the best car for your teen’s needs Why you should check for recalls first How to avoid being scammed Questions you can ask when purchasing a used car Finding the history of the car you want How to stay safe when buying used Being clear on your car before going to the dealership Remember you can always walk away! And much more!   
Website:
https://ladieskarcare.com   
Subscribe to the newsletter: ladieskarcaretalkshow.com
Social:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ladieskarcare/ Instagram:http://instagram.com/ladieskarcare TikTok: @ladieskarcare  
Episode Minute By Minute:
0:02 - What we cover today!  0:38 - Taking the leap of buying their first car 1:54 - The pros and cons of new vs. used 2:50 - Paying attention to the details of warranties 3:47 - Purchasing a used car 5:14 - The power of your car’s VIN 6:15 - Getting a mechanic you trust to inspect it 7:27 - Purchasing a new car 8:23 - Where to reach for more questions 9:39 - Closing thoughts

Welcome back to Ladies Kar Care! So, your teen is driving now. They’re becoming more confident, more independent and it’s looking like they’re going to need their own car soon. Before you get overwhelmed, today is all about how you can buy a car that is safe, reliable, and within your budget. Take the stress of out buying their first car with these practical tips! 
Tips We Cover:
Finding The Right Budget For You
This is a great opportunity to teach your teen about budgeting and what it takes to buy and maintain a car. Learn how you can involve them and make your budget a realistic (and exciting) goal. 
Deciding On New Or Used
There are pros and cons to everything, choosing between a new or used car is no different. Listen in as we cover the positives and negatives of new and used cars and how you can decide on the best option for your teen. 
Research, Research, Research
Whether you’re buying used or new the best thing you can do is to research the car you want. Safety ratings, use cases, and recalls are all essential when finding a reliable and safe vehicle for your teen that won’t leave you with regret. 
How To Find An Honest Used Car
You’ll get the best tips and tricks when it comes to buying a used car. How you can avoid being scammed, checking the VIN and history, and even getting support from your mechanic. 
How To Master The Dealership
Just because it’s from a dealership doesn’t mean you’re getting the best deal. We talk about the details that can take your new car from exciting to frustrating and how you can avoid being bullied into something that's not right for you. 
These tips will not only make sure they have a car that lasts but also tools that will serve them for the rest of their lives! Give the gift of carfidence this season with our new book “Get Carfident”, a guide to help your teen become a confident and responsible driver. You can find it in the links below! 
 
More Of What’s Inside:
Defining your budget  How to involve your teen in budgeting Buying used vs. buying new Finding the best car for your teen’s needs Why you should check for recalls first How to avoid being scammed Questions you can ask when purchasing a used car Finding the history of the car you want How to stay safe when buying used Being clear on your car before going to the dealership Remember you can always walk away! And much more!   
Website:
https://ladieskarcare.com   
Subscribe to the newsletter: ladieskarcaretalkshow.com
Social:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ladieskarcare/ Instagram:http://instagram.com/ladieskarcare TikTok: @ladieskarcare  
Episode Minute By Minute:
0:02 - What we cover today!  0:38 - Taking the leap of buying their first car 1:54 - The pros and cons of new vs. used 2:50 - Paying attention to the details of warranties 3:47 - Purchasing a used car 5:14 - The power of your car’s VIN 6:15 - Getting a mechanic you trust to inspect it 7:27 - Purchasing a new car 8:23 - Where to reach for more questions 9:39 - Closing thoughts

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