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A Women's Guide to Buying a Car
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Lincoln MKZ Reserve Exterior 2017

February 17, 20182017 Lincoln MKZ Reserve AWD

by Julia Droz Serafine A PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS … When you hear the name Lincoln, what are your first thoughts? President Abraham Lincoln, ...Read More

Alpha Romeo Stelvio Red Exterior 2018

by Cathy Droz, Founder – HER Certified IT’S AN ITALIAN THING After test driving the Alfa Romeo 4C in 2016 (see my review at ...Read More

Clueless Jeep Exterior

by Julia Droz Serafine NOT SO CLUELESS AFTER ALL … Every time I see a Jeep Wrangler pass by me on the road, it ...Read More

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December 19, 2017Get a Haircut – Buy a Car

by Cathy Droz, Founder – HER Certified HER Certified is dedicated to empowering women to make good decisions when purchasing a car or in ...Read More

2018 Honda Odyssey

December 13, 20172018 Honda Odyssey Elite

By: Melanie Droz Shawcroft Kid in a Candy Store One would think it would be difficult to bounce back to a 6th-grade teacher, wife, ...Read More

December 13, 20172017 Lexus RX 450h

By: Melanie Droz Shawcroft Weekend Warriors I felt so fortunate to have my only close friend still celebrating a birthday in her 20s come ...Read More

2017 Ford F-150 Exterior Red

By: Melanie Droz Shawcroft FRIENDSGIVING I finally participated in my first “Friendsgiving”. I have seen the trend all over social media in the past, ...Read More


by Cathy Droz, Founder – HER Certified If you know me, you know that 20 plus years in the auto business makes me a ...Read More

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Where You’ll Be Educated, Enlightened and Entertained

Why buy the book?


To educate and entertain the consumer and auto industry on how car buying can be fun.

Why HER Certified™?


To ensure a woman’s expectations are met when buying or servicing a vehicle with Honesty, Excellence and Respect from within the auto industry.

Why buy at HER Certified™ Dealers?


The H.E.R. Certified seal assures female customers that the business they are dealing with have met all HER Academy requirements and training to guarantee an exceptional experience.