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CHRIS HARRIS

I’ve been thinking about car finance too much recently. And whenever I do, it’s hard not to conclude that the way we buy cars has become dangerously contorted.

Back in the day, my parents used to write cheques for their cars. They weren’t especially fancy, but the fact they could write a cheque for the amount suggests they could

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