This past weekend we bought a car, with cash, on a whim. This oversimplifies things a lot but in essence that is what we did. The difference is that although some people may actually buy a car on a whim, this purchase was in actuality very well planned.
I previously owned a 2007 Honda Fit Sport that I purchased used just over 10 years ago with less than 9,000 miles on it. And let me tell you, I loved that car! I seriously almost cried as we traded it in on Saturday. My Fit was fuel efficient, had the most functional interior space of most cars I have seen (everything fits in a FIT!), had next to no repairs over the tenure that I owned it, and was just in general the greatest car. In all honesty I wanted to keep it for even longer but it had one issue that was seemingly impossible to fix. Continue reading “Car Buying When You Are On The Path To FIRE”