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Auto financing for the first-time buyer
August 2, 2022

Auto financing for the first-time buyer

If you go online and search “financing my first car” or “first time car buyer” you’ll get roughly 150-250 million results. Give or take. That’s a lot of information to sort through. But the first, and most important thing you…

Fuel efficiency, online shopping among car buying trends in 2022
June 28, 2022

Fuel efficiency, online shopping among car buying trends in 2022

Two years of a global pandemic and the lifestyle changes that came along with it, coupled with high fuel prices and inventory shortages, have changed the car buying experience. In May 2022, Santander Consumer USA surveyed people across the United…

What to consider before buying an electric vehicle
April 5, 2022

What to consider before buying an electric vehicle

Electric vehicles have been capturing the interest of people for years. And right now, with the current spike in gas prices – the idea of not being so dependent on fuel is even more tantalizing. So is now the time…

7 Savvy ways to use your tax refund on a car
March 14, 2022

7 Savvy ways to use your tax refund on a car

You’ve already done the hard work and filed your taxes. Now it’s time to turn your refund into reFUN – on the road. The average refund last year was sizeable – about $2,800 according to the IRS. Whether your tax…

7 things to know about buying a car in 2022
January 28, 2022

7 things to know about buying a car in 2022

If you’re in the market for a new (or new to you) car in 2022, the typical strategies to getting a bargain may not be a sure bet. Many people have gotten used to the higher price tag on new…