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Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Car

Dec 20, 2013 | Posted in Autos

Remember driver's ed? You logged some hours in the classroom before you hit the road, right? The preparation process behind buying a car should be no different.


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Should You Buy or Lease Your Next Car

Dec 20, 2013 | Posted in Autos

If you have children, take part in chauffeuring their soccer team, and are known to feed them snacks and drinks while running errands, you're probably not a good candidate for leasing a car.


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How to Choose Between New and Used

Dec 20, 2013 | Posted in Autos

Should your next car be new or used? Ask ten friends and you'll likely get an equal number of votes for each option. If you're debating which kind of car to buy, here's some information that might help you make a decision.


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The Real Cost of Car Ownership

Dec 20, 2013 | Posted in Autos

After you've owned a car for a while, you realize that the cost of purchasing the vehicle was nothing compared to the cost of maintaining it year after year.


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Budgeting to Buy Your Car

Dec 20, 2013 | Posted in Autos

Whether you're shopping for a new or used vehicle, you won't be motoring for long if you're not prepared to cover the substantial expenses that are a normal part of auto ownership.


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The Facts About Delinquent Auto Payments

Dec 20, 2013 | Posted in Autos

Sid Garvey was recently laid off from his job. After a month out of work, he realizes he's not going to be able to make his next car payment. He wonders how long he has before the lender comes for his car, and what his options are.


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Where to Find Your Next Car

Dec 20, 2013 | Posted in Autos

There are almost as many ways to buy a car as there are automakers. What are your options and which one is right for you?


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The Ins and Outs of Auto Insurance

Dec 20, 2013 | Posted in Autos

Paying for something you may never use might be a hard pill to swallow, but a good auto insurance policy is worth every penny of the premiums you pay. Even if you don't make a claim, your dollar buys ongoing peace of mind.


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Avoid Auto Repair Rip-Offs

Dec 20, 2013 | Posted in Autos

In recent years, large chains like Econo Lube N' Tune, Midas Muffler and Brake Shops, Goodyear, and Sears Auto Centers have been busted for selling needless repairs.


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3 Families Address Auto Issues

Dec 20, 2013 | Posted in Autos

Since auto ownership takes such a big bite out of your budget, you should carefully consider how four (or more) wheels fit your family's finances.

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