I paid my car off in March 17 and it felt amazing! It was the first car that I had to make payments on, and I quickly got tired of spending between $300-$400 a month. My husband’s car crapped out less than a month after we paid mine off (don’t you love how that works?). We’ve toyed with the idea of taking out a small loan for a second car, but I’m so against the idea of car payments that we have just been sharing one car. We’ve done this for nearly a year, and it sucks sometimes, but I honestly prefer this over having another payment.
I wrote about my car buying experience (and all my mistakes) on my blog: