The New Money Rules: Tips to Hook Up Your Finances
You might be tempted to go out and buy a brand-new car as a reward to yourself...
You might be tempted to go out and buy a brand-new car as a reward to yourself for a new promotion, but consider that new vehicles lose up to 20 percent of their value within the first year of purchase, according to wealth expert Lynn Richardson. Think about joining a car sharing program like ZipCar that charges its members by the hour for the use of one of its cars instead.
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