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Subject:  Re: The Millionare Next Door Date:  8/15/2003  3:09 PM
Author:  Eldrehad Number:  432 of 5138

I do have a disagreement with one of the points however. I've always made it a habit (maybe mistakenly so) of buying the best vehicle I could afford then driving it forever. Now were not talking Mercedes here but Nissans and the like. I'm not sure I'd put my trust in a vehicle that was purchased from a private individual though these people sem to think it's a good way to do things.

I would never call this a mistake.

You mention you don't put trust in a vehicle you would purchase from a private individual. Yes, one can mitigate the risk by searching for the vehicle's history with an