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James Kinson

I’m a cash car convert. What else am I?

I am a disciple of Jesus. I am happily married to a great woman who makes me a better me. I am the father of two grown sons, one four year old daughter, and one grandson. All of them bring great joy to my life. I have worked in the computer industry for over 30 years. Lastly, I love cars.

I have owned 20 vehicles over the last 40 years, not including those purchased for a spouse or child, each purchase has taught me something about the process of buying and selling cars. I have come to believe people spend too much on their cars and put their families future at risk going in debt. I see too much belief in the old myth that “I will always have car payments, so I might as well drive something nice.”

I shaped many of my opinions about why cash cars make sense by reading both Dave Ramsey and Dr. Thomas J. Stanley. Dave Ramsay showed me “Debt is dumb.” While Dr. Stanley showed me what most millionaires really look like. My life is much better for having discovered these two men. There are many others who have help shape my thoughts and they will be introduced as I write my blog posts.

While I learned about the danger of debt recently, I learned how to buy good used cars through nearly 40 years of trial and error. I believe I know how to find good inexpensive used cars and I can help others do the same. Freeing them to kick auto debt to the curb.

Come back and visit my site as I continue to build it and make it better day by day. I plan to have a new blog post or podcast on a weekly basis.

How to Contact Me:

To contact me, please send an e-mail to james@cashcarconvert.com.

Thank you for visiting and come back soon.

Please note: I reserve the right to delete comments that are offensive or off-topic.

  • I came to your blog from Michael Hyatt’s email this morning. I see you just launched. Looks very good. All the very best to you. Enjoy the journey!

    • Cash Car Convert

      Thanks so much for checking out my blog. I know I have a lot of work to go in term of looks and content, but thanks for the words of encouragement!

  • Mark Vejnar

    Great topic! Thank you for sharing your wisdom and experience! My wife and I drive paid-for cars that are both over 10 years old – that we’ve been driving for nearly as long. We just had our third child and have outgrown the sedan. I look forward to digesting your content as we begin our search for a reliable seven-seater we can purchase for less than $5k. I bought my car new in 2002, and she received her 2000 model as a gift in 2004 – so neither of us had much experience funding and researching great used cars. I’m really excited about what you’re doing here!

    • James Kinson

      Mark, thank you for your comment. It was so kind.

      I have made a lot of mistakes buying cars and have tried to learn from each one. I hope to pass these lessons along to others.

      If you have any questions after reviewing the posts, please let me know. I want to help.

  • James, I think what you’re doing here is pretty awesome! I’m glad to have met you in Dallas this past weekend. If I can help you in any way, please let me know!

    Keep up the good work!

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  • James Kinson, You Are The MAN! I’m so glad I ran across your podcast and I look forward to meeting you in person and “Thanking you!” for reminding me why I don’t need to have a car payment. I pray for your continued success and that the World hears your podcast and message.

    • James Kinson

      Thank you Randy.

      With affirmation from people like yourself, I am starting to feel a little less like a lone voice in the wideness.

      I appreciate your kind words!

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  • Stephen B Register Jr

    James, heard about you from Steve Stewart’s podcast. Thanks for your encouragement to everybody to pay cash for cars. Really enjoyed your latest podcast with Larry Winget. Keep up the good work.

    • James Kinson

      Hi Stephen, Steve has been a big supporter of my podcast from the very beginning. He has been a real source of encouragement.

      If you know of other people who might be good guests on my show, please pass them my way. I’m always looking for new stories.

      Thank you for the encouraging comment!

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