Posts Tagged ‘buying a car’

Whether you’re buying a used or brand new vehicle, many people opt to purchase their car at a dealership, which can offer many advantages over buying from a private seller. However, if you aren’t careful, you can end up overpaying. The following are some ways to shop smarter, which can help you get the best […]

Whether you’re buying your first car or you want to trade in your current vehicle, one important decision you’ll need to make is whether you want to buy used or new. Because used vehicles tend to be the more budget-friendly option, they’re often a popular choice. But there also advantages of buying a new car, […]

Cars don’t last forever, and the time will come when your current vehicle will need to be replaced. But is that time now? If you’ve thought about getting a new car, the following are some signs that it may be the right time: The repairs seem endless It’s normal for a car to need repairs […]

 When you lease a car, you enter into a contract—the same way you do when you rent a home. Ending that lease early will usually result in serious consequences: your credit could suffer, you may need to pay early termination fees, etc. However, there may be some workarounds that can allow you to end your […]

If you plan on buying or leasing a car, auto insurance is an unavoidable expense. There are a lot of factors that determine your car insurance rate, and for a lot of drivers, their premium is almost as much as another car payment! But here are some ways you can save money on car insurance, […]

Are you getting ready to apply for a car loan? Receiving the best rate possible is ideal; after all, a low interest rate can save you money on the car and help to lower your monthly car payments. To try and get the best rate that’s available, it’s imperative to: Have a down payment Although […]

A car will usually depreciate the moment you buy it and drive away, so it’s important that your next car purchase is one you’re happy with and don’t end up regretting. Before you buy your next car, try to avoid the following: Focusing too much on the monthly car payment Instead of looking at the […]

  If you’re thinking about purchasing a used vehicle, you usually have two choices: find a vehicle from a private and local seller, or go to a dealership. Is one choice necessarily better than the other? Although it may vary depending on your specific circumstances, the following are some considerations to keep in mind when […]

If you’re buying a used car, it’s always recommended to check the vehicle’s VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) report. A VIN report will reveal a car’s entire history, including any incidents or accidents it was ever involved in. A VIN report can also reveal a car’s mile estimate, if it was ever damaged or rebuilt, if […]

Are you in the market for a new, affordable car in 2014? Check out some of the most inexpensive, new vehicles on the market this year: 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage Base cost: $13,790 The 2014 Mirage comes with a 1.2-liter engine, producing 74 lb-ft of torque and 74-hp. 2014 Kia Soul Base cost: $14,700 The 2014 […]