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The Straight Shift with The Car Chick

Apr 15, 2019

In this episode of The Straight Shift, The Car Chick talks about the "Prius Tax" - alternatives to the gas tax, including fees for registering hybrid and electric vehicle and mileage-based tax systems, that the US governments is considering (and in some cases has already implemented) to help pay for our crumbling...


Apr 2, 2019

In this episode of The Straight Shift, The Car Chick talks with consumer rights attorney, Steve Moskos of Moskos Law Firm about Yo-Yo scams (Yo-Yo Transactions), also known as Spot Delivery Scams. Steve talks about how to avoid a yo yo scam and what to do if you have been a victim of a yo yo scam or spot delivery scam.


Mar 15, 2019

In this episode of The Straight Shift, The Car Chick talks frankly about a recent and violent carjacking attempt. She gives eye-opening statistics about auto theft as well as practical advice on how to prevent your car from being stolen, and how to avoid being carjacked.


Mar 2, 2019

In this episode of "The Straight Shift", The Car Chick talks about the harsh reality and specific challenges of buying a cheap used car - that is, a used car under $5,000. Learn what to look for, where to look, what to avoid and how to find that diamond in the rough. Plus, learn how you can get The Car Chick's...


Feb 14, 2019

Did you know that women pay, on average, $1,000 more for the same car than men? In this episode of "The Straight Shift", The Car Chick talks with social science expert and co-author of the book, "Women Don't Ask", about why women are often uncomfortable with negotiating, the high cost of avoiding negotiation, and how we...