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3 Scenic Road Trips to Check out Now in 2017

Last Updated October 26, 2017 by

If you’re looking to soak up some rolling hills, beautiful skies, astounding views and powerful history, than start your engines. We have compiled a short list of some of the best, most beautiful and memorable road trips you could take. Leave yourself plenty of time to enjoy the awesome landscapes and unique adventures that await […]

Refinancing Your Car: Is it for You?

Last Updated February 26, 2014 by

You may be considering refinancing your car right now in the hopes of saving money. Perhaps you want to get a better deal, or lower your monthly payments. That’s fantastic! Refinancing your car can literally save you thousands of dollars by lowering interest rates. Another benefit of a refinance is avoiding possible repossession of your […]

2014’s Most Fuel Efficient Cars

Last Updated February 10, 2014 by

Economic trends come and go; stock prices rise and plummet; the cost of gas is constantly changing. Year after year, it’s difficult to predict anything from a financial standpoint, even with a carefully balanced budget. So…what’s one thing that never changes? The consumer’s willingness to save money. Your willingness to save money. In the spirit […]

Three Things your Dealerships Won’t tell you about your Car Loan

Last Updated December 30, 2013 by

More than eighty percent of car buyers in the United States do so with some form of financing, with the remaining minority purchasing their cars upfront in cash.  Car buyers who purchase cars with financing packages are the main source of revenue for car dealerships, although there are many things that they aren’t told about […]

Get the Lowest Price on New Cars with these 3 Tips

Last Updated November 27, 2013 by

The average new automobile costs more than $23,000, challenging the budget of even the most well-to-do Americans.  Prices for new cars don’t appear to be going down either, as manufacturing innovations are being offset with increased electrical and computing complexity.  Even the simplest of modern cars contains hundreds of individual systems, and this all adds […]

Auto Loans for Unemployed People – Can You Finance a Car Without a Job?

Last Updated November 21, 2013 by

There are two main categories of people who have difficulty financing cars and submitting paperwork to back up earnings claims.  The first category, self-employed individuals, can generally use tax documents such as the 1099-K to demonstrate their income and qualify for a loan.  The second category, unemployed people, has trouble showing banks that they will […]

Home Equity Loans vs. Auto Loans: Which to Choose?

Last Updated October 31, 2013 by

Home ownership comes with its perks, including the ability to draw on equity in the home for a home equity loan.  For home owners who have paid a significant portion of the principal off on their mortgage, a home equity loan might seem like an attractive alternative to financing an auto purchase through the dealer […]

Using a Car Loan Calculator to Select an Auto Loan

Last Updated October 29, 2013 by

Without a doubt, one of the best tools to use when shopping for a car is a car loan calculator.  A car loan payment calculator helps shoppers visualize what interest payments add up to over time, showing the differences between interest rates and the trade-off that consumers must make when selecting a loan with a […]