Pros and Cons of Lease Car Deals
Buy a car, or lease it? For many, the answer is simple, but depending on your situation and needs, it might make more sense to lease, or no sense at all. Let’s take a look at leasing’s pros and cons to see how it might suit you. Leasing a car is much like renting an apartment. You take
Does Getting an Auto Loan Quote Hurt Your Credit Score?
Will getting a quote on an auto loan ding your credit score? Many people worry about this when looking at financing, and therefor only look at one bank or just take the first loan they find. But that is not the best way to handle it, and in fact may hurt your score more in the long run.
7 Best Cars for New Drivers
New drivers think that license in their wallet is the final hurdle in their car journey, but the next test to come might be trickier than parallel parking–namely, tracking down the ideal car for a new driver. Whether you need a sporty sedan or a cargo hauler, here are some of
Car Shopping Hot Tip: Think about Insurance Rates Before You Choose
How much will your new car cost to insure? You may be surprised by how many new car shoppers do not have an answer to that question. Do not be one of those shoppers who get a terrible shock when that first insurance bill arrives! While car shopping, keep these factors in mind.
Should You Buy a Used Rental Car?
“Wait, it was a rental car?” Often, people are biased against rental cars. There may be a psychological distaste, for some reason, for a vehicle that was used by dozens of people over a short time, instead of just one person for a few years. But, if you do it right, buying a rental
4 Things to Know about Getting a Car Loan Online
As is the case with many products, you can get your car loan online. In fact, getting a car loan online may have some real virtues compared to walking into a bank. While you are looking at cars, you should also be loan shopping. Having your financing first can make buying a car
Five Ways to Avoid Car Shopping Mistakes
Are you buying a car? It is a pressure-heavy situation, and many people are anxious they will make a mistake. But if you have a solid plan, you can get the best car without making costly errors. Here, then, are some tips for mistake-free car buying. The cost of cars often takes people
How to Buy a Used Pickup Truck in 7 Easy Steps
Should I buy my pick-up used? Unlike most cars, pickups can either come to the lot barely used or ridden so hard it is a wonder they are still holding together. If you are looking for a nice price on a pickup, here is what you need to consider. The first question to answer is how
Three Factors to Consider Before Buying a Convertible
Who doesn’t love a convertible? There’s no car more iconic, or more closely tied to happy times and sunny skies. But as is the case with any car, buying a convertible is a big financial decision, and those California dreams need to be weighed against some fiscal realities before
5 Things that Might Raise Your Car Insurance Rates
How do you keep car insurance rates low? This is a question every driver stares down, especially when the bill comes in and, bafflingly, your rates have gone up. Here is what you need to know about insuring a car, and what can increase, or reduce, your rates. Sorry, gentlemen