Expert Advice: Roadmap for First-Time Car Buyers

There’s no better feeling than getting behind the wheel of your first, very own, brand-new car. It’s a rite of passage that’ll be remembered for years to come. However, just knowing where to begin can be daunting, especially for first time buyers.

It’s easy to get carried away by sporty models, expensive options and the desire to keep up with those around you, but given that buying a car is the first major financial purchase many people make, it’s important to know the facts and have a plan (not to mention a budget) before hitting the dealership, otherwise that dream car can quickly turn into something of a nightmare.

Brian Moody, Site Editor for, joined me to discuss the dos and don’ts and the ins and outs of buying that first set of wheels. Brian shared tips on what to consider, and what to avoid altogether.


Take a look below.



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Makeba Giles is a Digital Content Producer and Founder of Faith Health and Home, a digital space with information and resources for physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being to help families live an inspired lifestyle.

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