Take Five Steps To Save Before You Shop For A New Car

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Take five steps to save before shopping for a new vehicle.

Yes, you read that headline correctly. If you are thinking of buying a used or new car and you want to save money, we recommend first taking five steps before you even think of heading to a dealership showroom or website to shop. When many of us feel that first itch for a new vehicle, we think first about dropping …

Auto Loans: Credit Unions VS Banks

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auto loans: credit unions vs banks

Need a car but can’t pay cash? You have three choices: Borrow from the dealer or manufacturer’s financing company, borrow from a bank, or borrow from a credit union. Each method has advantages and disadvantages – but if you can qualify, the way to go is usually with a credit union. Structural advantages of credit unions Credit unions are known …

Ten Tips For Getting Good Automotive Service

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Good automotive service

Consumer Affairs agencies across the country get more complaints about poor auto repair service than almost any other area. Repair services and the skills of mechanics can vary widely. But in addition to selecting a service center wisely (see our tips), using these ten tips can help you get satisfactory results working with automotive service centers and technicians. 1. Educate yourself …

Money Saving Tips To Lower Your Auto And Gas Costs

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Gas prices typically fluctuate depending on the season, for example, going up when more people are traveling in the summer. Even a few extra cents a gallon can quickly add up to lots of dollars. But, with some attention to the following tips, you can keep costs to operating your vehicle as low as possible. Saving on gasoline No matter …

4 Ways To Bring Your Dream Kitchen To Life

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dream kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s where we spend many hours whipping up delectable dishes to please every palate and food plan. It’s where we catch a quick morning chat over coffee and linger over dinners together in the early evening. The kitchen is where it’s at. It’s also the area of the home that sees the …