Dear Crabby, How Do I Avoid Car Sales Tactics?

Dear Crabby, I need to buy a new car, but I can't stand the salespeople at the car lot.  How can I find a decent car and avoid the high-pressure sales tactics? Sincerely, Straight-Talking Steve Dear Straight-Talking Steve, I know what you mean about those car salesmen and their high-power sales pitches.  I hate them too.  I remember looking at a vehicle with Mrs. Crabby one year during the "Labor Day Sales Event" at a nearby dealership.  This salesman walked passed us quickly and … [Read more...]

My Teenage Daughter Wants a Car?

Dear Crabby, My daughter just turned 16 and she really wants a car. She tells us her friends all have cars and she wants us to buy her one too. I just don't know what to do, Help me? Sincerely, Loving Pushover Dad Dear Loving Pushover Dad, Ah yes, the ever famous "Daddy buy me a car" question from your little princess. Dads always romanticize the relationship they have with their little girls, but let me tell you what happens in a couple years. The little girls marry some duffous … [Read more...]