Gas Prices Hurting Your Wallet? Check Out These Tips!

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When gas prices increase, your wallet can feel the pinch. Fluctuating prices make it hard to budget. The following tips can help you save money whether prices are high or low. Drive wisely • Observe the speed limit. Aerodynamic drag increases as your speed increases and reduces fuel efficiency. • Avoid rapid acceleration and braking. Slow steady acceleration and braking …

Should I Trade In My Car Now?

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The auto market has been red-hot as manufacturers scramble to catch up on pandemic-induced supply shortages. While circumstances vary, this can be a great time to get top dollar on a used car. Here’s what you need to know about the current auto market for sellers. How high did prices go? According to online automotive resource Edmunds, the average transaction price for a …

Navigating the Current Auto Loan Market

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Prices on both new and used cars have soared since the beginning of 2020, and experts aren’t expecting them to fall anytime soon. Here’s what you need to know about the current auto loan market and how to navigate it successfully. Why are auto prices so high? When the pandemic hit American shores, demand for new and used cars shot …

Are you driving a leased car? If so, now is a good time to consider buying it!

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Here are four reasons why now might be an excellent time to buy your leased car. You can buy your leased vehicle for less than it’s worth. Usually, this isn’t the case. However, these are unusual times. With the vehicle supply issues related to the pandemic, your leased car will likely be worth more than the “residual value” written into …

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

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Yes, you read that headline correctly. If you are thinking of buying a used or new car, take these five steps before you head 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 by a dealership to browse—look at a few models and check …

Ten Tips For Getting Good Automotive Service

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Consumer Affairs agencies across the country get more complaints about poor automotive 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, using these ten tips can help you get satisfactory results working with automotive service centers and technicians. 1. Educate yourself about your vehicle. …

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 the costs of operating your vehicle as low as possible. Saving on gasoline No …

Feeling Stuck In Your Car Loan? Might Be Time To Shop Around!

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Some bills can’t be changed. For other bills, though, a little legwork can make a big difference in your monthly payment. Your car payment is a great example. Refinancing your car loan can lead to a lower monthly payment, a shorter payment term, or both. It depends on various factors, including the value of your vehicle, how much you owe, …

Setting Yourself Up For Car Loan Success

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When shopping for a new car, it’s always too easy to let your emotions do the shopping. After all, you’ve been fantasizing about that red convertible for how long? For most people, a car is the most expensive purchase they’ll make aside from their house. So, keeping this sobering thought in mind is a substantial step toward reining in those emotions. …