Looking for used cars in Toronto

Looking for My Used Car

Buying a new car wasn’t even an option. It’s not that I couldn’t afford it. I had the money. I just didn’t want to spend it that way. I mean, I was socking away a good amount every month into my savings and I wanted to try to keep doing that. So, I could have bought a new car. I just really wanted to go another way so I explored used cars Toronto.

I never bought a used car before but I wasn’t worried about the fact that it was used. I was worried that I wouldn’t be able to find one that I liked. Then, I looked for Toronto used cars online and realized I was going to have to opposite problem. I found too many! I used this website to look: https://www.carcanuck.ca/

My initial criteria was pretty lax. Less than 50,000 miles, no more than 5 years old. I felt like any older than that or a lot more mileage would lead to problems sooner. Having to shell out a bunch of money for repairs in a year or so seems counterproductive. Anyway, it wasn’t a problem. There were more than a dozen just in the city that met those requirements.

So, I had to narrow it down a little more. I was surprised that I actually got to pick the model that I wanted. And get this, because it was a popular car that had a good resale value, everyone was selling them right after they were paid off which meant there were a lot in inventory. And that meant that I even got to think about what color I wanted.

Another good thing is that, because there were so many out there, the prices were really reasonable. What do that call that? A buyer’s market? Anyway, I got a great deal on a car that I really wanted. I don’t mean that I bought it because it was inexpensive and had low mileage. I mean that I actually wanted it. I loved it the second I saw it. Blue paint. Grey interior. Spoiler. It was awesome.

It all seemed a little overwhelming but it didn’t take long for me to get over my anxiety and just enjoy the whole process. I ended up getting a really reasonable loan with an affordable monthly payment. I got a super cool car and could still afford to put money into my savings. Definitely a win-win for me.

Next thing I did was start looking for some cheap car insurance. With cheap as my number one priority I started looking for some cheap car insurance with no deposit (I’ve talked about this before). Just like before I managed to find a great deal on no deposit car insurance here: http://www.verycheapcarinsurancenodeposit.com/

Who Has the Cheapest Auto Insurance? Time to find out

If you’re looking for ways to save money, you should be asking yourself this question: who has the cheapest auto insurance. Let me tell you, I saved myself a lot of money when I started looking into different policies and different businesses.

Here’s what happened to me. I had had the same policy with the same company since I was a teenager when I bought my first car. Every year, my premium would drop a little bit. I assumed it was because both me and my car aged a little bit. I guess I thought the idea was that as I got older, I got a bit more responsible and became a better driver. Oh, and as my car aged, it was worth less and less every year so I paid less to insure it. It made sense to me but I never bothered to look into it. In fact, I don’t even know if that’s even what really happened. I just assumed that was how it worked and, looking back, it’s entirely possible that I made that whole system up. I just didn’t know! So, I kept right on paying what they billed me. I probably should have known better.

Finding who has the cheapest auto insurance

When I finally got a new car and called my insurance agent to update my policy, I was blown away by how much my premium increased. And I started thinking about how long it had been since I even considered a different company. Who has the cheapest auto insurance? That was a question that I never really even asked myself before, believe it or not.

I got in touch with some other agencies and was absolutely floored by the difference between what they were offering and what I was currently paying. Honestly, it was a big difference. I changed to a new company as quickly as I could and saved myself a lot of money. Turns out, your insurance company doesn’t just give you a discount because they like you. You actually have to look into getting a better price yourself. Which is probably something I should have already known. I found myself a very nice plan; very cheap car insurance no deposit. Which I found here: http://www.cheapcarinsurancenodeposit.com/

Now, when anyone talks about needing to save money or cutting back on their budget, checking their car insurance is always the first thing I suggest. I mean, it definitely worked for me. I figure that it might work for other people, too.

Where Not To Go For Chinese New Year: China

China is usually a pretty cheap country to travel through. Not the cheapest. But definitely affordable.

However, if you’re thinking of coming to China, beware the public holiday. Not only did I almost have to run out to one of the loan companies near me in order to afford my two day trip on Chinese New Year ( How I found a local loan company lol: http://www.financeflamingo.com/payday-loans-near-me/.) But I also had to spend the weekend getting up more close and personal with complete strangers than I have with some of the people I’ve dated in the past.

Here’s the thing about Chinese New Year. Everyone in China gets it off work. Obviously. But there are over a billion people in China. And they all have the exact same 10 days a year off. 5 of which fall on Chinese New Year. No more, just those 10. All billion people.

So because it’s one of only two opportunities Chinese people have to go anywhere other than home or to work. They go to the same tourist spots that I, as a visitor to the country wanted to go to. All of them.

That means that suddenly there were no good hotel rooms, no good train or flight tickets, and everything that was left cost the same as my entire life savings.

So that’s how I came to spend all of my money on the worst weekend ever.

As someone who doesn’t like crowds, or being the centre of attention. The most famous mountain in China, on a public holiday, was probably the worst place I could have gone.

Not only did I spend the entire weekend posing for photos with strangers whilst looking like a real life scarecrow.

But I also spent the entire second day ‘queueing’ in the rain. I use the term loosely because having the entire population of China try to push you off of a very steep precipice while all of you painfully slowly force your way to the foot of a mountain isn’t what I would call ‘proper queueing etiquette’.

But then, maybe I just have unrealistic queueing standards. Like not having my life put in actual danger.