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Feel Buckled Into Your Car Payments? Refinancing Can Help

From aux cords to air fresheners, you can buy tons of accessories that make car ownership a more pleasant experience. But did you know you can also take out a new auto loan to benefit your wallet as well? From lowering your interest rate to decreasing your monthly payment, refinancing your car can make paying […]

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6 Tips for Staying Safe While Buying a Car

Your vehicle has been with you through it all: bringing home your now-toddler, countless summer road trips to the shore, and most recently, shuttling bags and bags of essential groceries and home goods during your monthly pandemic supermarket runs. It’s been a V.I.P. member of your family for years, but now it’s time for an […]

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How to Buy a Car Online: Tricks, Tips, and Tune-Ups

It’s incredible what’s available to you with just one click these days. All sorts of necessities, oddball buys … and now even four wheels. You might not have considered it before, but shopping for and buying cars online is becoming faster, easier and more common. Car shopping via your desktop, laptop, or even your phone, […]

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Should You Buy a New or Used Car?

You’ve phoned a friend. Polled your parents. Taken an online quiz and spent hours researching online. But you still can’t answer one seemingly simple question: Should I buy a new or used car? Of course, you’d love to slide in behind the wheel of a brand-new car. But when you’re trying to be budget conscious, […]

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What’s the Difference Between a Manufacturer’s Warranty and a Vehicle Service Contract?

We’ve all been there: on our commute, on a road trip, or on the way home in the rain — and the check engine light flashes on. Uh oh. Almost everyone deals with car trouble at some point or another, and no matter the situation, it’s a pain in the you-know-what. Fortunately, you can ease […]

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Buying vs. Leasing: Which Is Right for You?

When it comes to cars, there are two types of people. There are those who grow attached to a set of wheels and drive their beloved clunker into the ground before even considering a visit to the dealership. Then there are the folks who live for that leathery new car smell, an odometer at zero, […]

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Time for a New Set of Wheels? 5 Questions to Ask When Buying a Car

You can already smell that new car scent, feel the steering wheel in your hands, and hear the click of the seat belt. As exciting as buying a new set of wheels is, the thought of making a mistake with one of your biggest purchases can be stressful. Beat the car shopping scaries and set […]

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Drive Away with the Vehicle Financing Option That’s Best for Your Budget

When it comes to financial decisions, you’ve always prided yourself on being savvy with your money. Now that you’re in the market for a new set of wheels, you want to learn more about your financing options since you’ve heard that buying a car outright isn’t always the best deal for your bottom dollar. Purchasing […]

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What to Know When Returning Your Leased Vehicle

Leasing a car versus buying one can have its advantages. Often lower monthly payments, cheaper maintenance costs, and the ability to drive a new car every few years can make leasing attractive to some. If you’re one such driver, all good things must come to an end, and that includes your car lease. (Insert sad […]

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Prioritize Safety Over Style and Stick to Your New Car Budget in the Process

Buying a new car can feel like playing Crossy Road, except the goal is to get to the other side without being flattened by a sky-high sticker price. Sure, WiFi connectivity and voice control can give your new car a futuristic feel. Automatic parking sensors or emergency braking can help you avoid scraped bumpers or […]

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