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How to Negotiate with Car Dealers Like a Boss

By Byron Ellis October 23, 2018

“The salesman knows nothing of what he is selling save that he is charging a great deal too much for it.” – Oscar Wilde Car dealers sure get a bad rap. Well, you know what? They deserve it! They use sneaky, high-pressure sales tactics…and they usually work. So when it comes to “dealing with the dealer,” here’s my first piece of advice: 1. DON’T When I’m in the market for a car, I almost always buy used—directly from the owner and not from a dealer.…
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The 3 Retirement Vital Signs: How to Calculate Them and What They Mean

By Byron Ellis October 9, 2018

“It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.” – John Wooden When you visit the doctor, what’s the first thing the nurse does? Puts you on the scale, takes your pulse, measures your blood pressure. These are known as ‘Vital Signs,’ and they measure them for a very simple reason… They are super quick and easy ways to assess your health. Not comprehensive, more like a snapshot. The doctor wants to know, ‘is the patient basically healthy? Or showing obvious…
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3 Tips to Tackle the Father-Daughter Shopping Date

By Byron Ellis October 2, 2018

“It is admirable for a man to take his son fishing, but there is a special place in heaven for the father who takes his daughter shopping.”  – John Sinor Doing Money Right subscribers loved our article on back-to-school shopping tips for saving big bucks. But I also got some feedback that took me by surprise. “We want to hear more about your father-daughter shopping date!” When my daughter was in elementary school, she and I figured out how to take what’s usually a stressful…
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