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How to get the most for your money when buying your next vehicle

What you need to know about credit when financing a vehicle

What you need to know about credit when financing a vehicle

It should be no surprise. What you need to know about credit when financing a vehicle is that lenders generally provide more financing to borrowers with higher credit scores. Almost half the money loaned goes to so-called super-prime borrowers –…

Who makes the most reliable cars

Who makes the most reliable cars – Consumer Reports

They are the best of the best. The brands that pass the test of who makes the most reliable cars as ranked by Consumer Reports. Lexus and Toyota brands rated first and second, respectively, the reverse of last year but…

Why your credit score is important

Why your credit score is important

Credit score. It may be one of the most important numbers in your life – besides your blood pressure reading – because it helps determine the availability and cost of credit for vehicle and other purchases. The term itself might…

How to set up a monthly budget to finance a new vehicle

How to set up a monthly budget to finance a new vehicle

Know how much vehicle you can afford. It’s the key to buying a new vehicle while ensuring you don’t overextend your household finances, according to experts including Consumer Reports and Edmunds.com. Even using a car affordability calculator assumes that you…