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A Guide to Your Auto Loan: 4 Things to Know Before You Go

by Joseph Audette on December 03, 2016

Most car buyers think the negotiation is over when they settle on a final price. But paying for a new or used car is actually the more complicated process, and not preparing yourself can result in hidden costs or financial hardships. Avoid the common pitfalls by educating yourself and learning as much as you can… read more

4 Signs You Are Talking to a Shady Car Dealer

by Joseph Audette on May 14, 2016

Bad dealerships ruin it for the rest of us who try to sell vehicles. Luckily, the number of shady terrible used-car ‘sweat shops’ is going away, and gradually being replaced with more organized and structured good operators (e.g. Carmax and Autonation). The problem with shady dealers is that they ALWAYS pose as the “good guys”,… read more

Carlypso Buyer’s Guide: Electric Vehicle Edition

by Joseph Audette on February 24, 2016

Are you all “charged up” about your next vehicle purchase? If so, you’ll probably want to have a look with us as we dive into some of today’s most popular Plug-In Hybrids and Full Electric Vehicles. When choosing an EV, it can be easy to get excited over potential gas savings, but there is also the… read more

Carlypso Buyer’s Guide: Trackday Miata

by Joseph Audette on January 28, 2016

From time-to-time, we’ll publish Buyer’s Guides to share some of our wisdom gained from helping thousands into their perfect ride. Now, the Carlypso team is made up of automotive enthusiasts of all kinds. Some of our team bikes to work every day, while others take their cars to the track on the weekends. This Buyer’s… read more

Carlypso’s Top 10 Depreciating Cars of 2015

by Joseph Audette on January 01, 2016

They may have lost a lot of value in 2015, but these almost new cars actually signal great deals for savvy customers. 2015 was a great year for new vehicle sales, as much as 17.5 million according to most analysts. But the old adage that your new car purchase loses 20% of value as soon… read more

Hacking The Stanford Career Fair

by Joseph Audette on February 24, 2015

Notes from Stanford’s Bases Career Fair and some contrarian tips for companies and students that want to score. TIPS FOR COMPANIES Leave the swag bag at home. (Except if you’re the company that brings pizza, it’s always nice to have options from the free boxed lunch.) Some companies try too hard. It’s like the stranger… read more