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The Super Quick Checklist for Cheaper Car Insurance

Last Updated March 28, 2018 by

  Looking for a new or used car but you’re stuck on how to get cheaper car insurance? Don’t worry. Here’s a few quick tips that will help you get the right car insurance at an affordable rate. 5 Steps to Cheaper Car Insurance 1. Bundle By buying multiple insurance policies though the same company, […]

The Best (and worst) Times to Buy a Car in 2017

Last Updated October 25, 2017 by

It is a well-known fact of car shopping that certain times are better to shop for cars than others.  When you go to a dealership at the right time, you can take advantage of year end deals, monthly clearances, and a host of other incentives that salespeople are trying to meet.  Going into the dealership […]

Car Loans for Bad Credit and Low Income Borrowers

Last Updated March 31, 2014 by

Are you worried about being able to get approved for a car loan due to poor credit or a bad credit history? While you should take your financial history into consideration when looking for a car loan, you really don’t’ have to worry too much about your credit. The good news is there are always […]

CAL Getting New Cars at a Discount from a Dealership

Last Updated January 14, 2014 by

Did you know that it is possible to get brand new cars at dealerships for less than their factory invoices?  It’s true – many dealerships have secret markdowns on some cars that make it possible to get brand new cars for under their retail value, even at a loss for the individual dealerships.  There are […]

Saving up for your First Car

Last Updated November 18, 2013 by

The price tag of most new and used automobiles can seem daunting.  Even a used car, especially a reliable one without mechanical or cosmetic faults, can easily cost $10,000 or more.  For first time car buyers, the process of purchasing a car might seem impossible.  How do you save up for a purchase of this […]

Trade-In Vs. Private Sale: What to do with your old car?

Last Updated November 16, 2013 by

So it’s time to trade in your trusty used automobile for a newer ride.  You take your used car to the dealer, but they only offer you a fraction of what you think it is worth.  Is it worth it to look at trade-ins, or would you be better off trying to sell your car […]

Should You Cosign for Someone’s Auto Loan?

Last Updated November 14, 2013 by

The decision to cosign for a loan is not to be taken lightly.  Like many other financial decisions, cosigning for a friend or family member’s loan can affect your credit and your financial well-being for years to come.  If you approach cosigning from a purely self-interested standpoint, it is almost never appropriate to sacrifice your […]