After two years and 14 trades on Craigslist's barter section, the 17-year-old is driving a Boxster.
There are so many ways your old paid-for car is saving you serious money, and 'incestuous affirmation' is not your problem.
Sure, you should buy gently used cars, but at what point should you get rid of them?
There are few Americans who can save $30,000 in five years, but anyone who buys and finances a new car could be doing exactly that.
Doing it properly takes work and a little common sense.
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