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

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Your overall financial health begins with these 10 lessons

There’s more to financial health than making your monthly car payment on time. Daily spending habits, savings, insurance, taxes and retirement all are part of the bigger picture of financial health – along with staying current on your payments. And…

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Managing credit is key to making good financial decisions

Managing credit is an important part of money management. For most people, that involves a monthly car payment, credit card bills and other debt, as well as keeping track of your credit scores and protecting your personal and financial information….

Top-rated auto insurance companies by region – J.D. Power

Top-rated auto insurance companies by region – J.D. Power

Chances are that if you own a car you have auto insurance. Especially if you financed the purchase. But some auto insurers are better than others at meeting their customers’ needs, according to results of J.D. Power’s annual U.S. Auto…

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…