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by WestsideGuy
Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:48 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Extended Warranty on Used Car
Replies: 15
Views: 839

Re: Extended Warranty on Used Car

Agreed. Would do it if you get an Audi. I did it for mine, and it paid for itself in the end.
by WestsideGuy
Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Pay lump sum to get rid of PMI?
Replies: 13
Views: 1601

Re: Pay lump sum to get rid of PMI?

Have you looked into getting a new appraisal? That's what I did, and it did the trick.
by WestsideGuy
Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Car Depreciation As Reason to Get A New Car
Replies: 34
Views: 3742

Re: Car Depreciation As Reason to Get A New Car

Just wanted to say thanks all for your thoughts and advice. Very much appreciated. Am going for my next servicing later in the week, so assuming no big problems on the horizon, I am more convinced now just to keep it for at least another few years ... I am sure that when I have kids, a two seater ma...
by WestsideGuy
Mon Aug 07, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Car Depreciation As Reason to Get A New Car
Replies: 34
Views: 3742

Car Depreciation As Reason to Get A New Car

Long time reader, first time poster, so please be gentle... I know the general bogleheads' mentality is to keep a car until its wheels fall off (or at least until repair costs start to eclipse the value), but does anyone consider depreciation as a cost and a reason to lease instead (i.e., I could le...