Author Archives: Geoffrey Jerome

About Geoffrey Jerome

I am a 35 year veteran of the automobile and motorcycle industry, author of seven books, soon to be nine, Both fiction and nonfiction. I have three super kids, actually adults, and a wonderful Jack Russell Terrier named Lucy Lynn. I am Formerly from upstate New York, Ithaca. I ride a Harley, like photography, technology and I know climate change is the worlds biggest problem.

A plan for buying used

Used vs new buying, how are they a different? There are many things you should consider Deciding what is a little less perfect Resale consideration is much the same You need wholesale and retail prices Use all the pricing guides … Continue reading

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The do not do this list

Things not to do CPO promises Florida AG is on the lease question Email that tells the real story The don’t do it list The reverse of what to do Test driving?  No pricing Out of time Three choices as … Continue reading

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Lemon law, state and federal tips

The Lemon law, state and federal tips All states have a lemon law All states are different Arbitration could be available Federal lemon law Magnuson-Moss FTC new or used Effort equals results The main concepts The Magnuson-Moss Act Assertive, never … Continue reading

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Buy an electric vehicle, yes or no?

Buy Electric, yes or no? Making a choice about vehicles Number of trades won’t matter Get the hot seller when you can Chip story isn’t a big factor Green new deal crazy Reviews and reports on electric Mild hybrid Hybrid … Continue reading

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Protecting your credit plus a bonus: Questions to start your purchase

Protecting your credit plus a bonus: Questions to start your purchase You have more time Protecting credit score Score factors What hurts credit Too much buying power End the extra credit Communication is king Ask all sources Peter to Paul … Continue reading

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When you purchase can make a big difference in cost

When you purchase can make a big difference in cost Reviews point you in the right direction, usually Resale value  should change the point totals Trucks, cars, Motorcycles, etc. Resale changes the equation When can make you a winner Day, … Continue reading

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How to recognize and protect resale value

Always a good test drive Comfort is predicable Elbow grease when you are testing Corvette wins on dollars Resale is always part of the deal A seemingly good deal might be the opposite Considered the least Around the clock Can … Continue reading

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Extended warranties and more

Extended warranties and more Buy you lease or turn it in? This year it is yes Assuming good condition Motor home safety Buckle up Tires are a concern Practice Fix it or trade it Condition and care tell the story … Continue reading

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Leasing advantages update

Confirming the lease advantage Electric vehicles mean different taxes not zero taxes A crazy 2500% Hurting the people to help the planet Get quotes      Trade shopping Beacon score Calling Banks Insurance cost? Consider add-0ns The considerations when you’re picking a … Continue reading

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How to negotiate a winning deal

How to negotiate a winning deal Leasing scam update EV units and fires We primarily talk the how of buying Get the dealer to offer Knowledge is key Due diligence support Waiting for results Can you do better? Persistence Deal … Continue reading

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