How Much Money Should I Spend When Buying a Car?
Transportation, including car payments and auto insurance, rank among the top ten most common household expenses.1 With that in mind, it’s important to carefully consider how a car payment fits into your budget especially since the average cost of a car is on the rise. In fact, the average price...
Buying a Used Car: A Checklist to Help Make it Easier
If you’re shopping for a “new-to-you” vehicle, you’re in good company. In recent years, the used car market has been twice the size of the new car market.1 And for good reason– typically you can get a better price on a vehicle if you buy used. With more inventory often...
How to Buy a Car Online in Five Easy Steps
Dreaming of a new (or used) car, but don’t want to visit the dealership? Here’s a solution. Try buying a car online, right from the comfort of your home. In five steps you can compare models, get approved for a loan, secure auto insurance and even have a car delivered...
When’s The Best Time To Buy A Car?
You need a new car, but when should you step onto the lot? Figure out the best time for you based on these insights.
Tips for Getting the Best Price on a Car
Navigating the car-buying process can be tricky. Arm yourself with these tips to get a fair deal on your next vehicle purchase. Other than buying a home, a vehicle purchase can be one of your biggest financial decisions. Choosing the right car for your needs and getting the best price...
Finding A Safe First Car For Your New Driver
What’s most important in a first car? If you’re a parent car shopping for your child, consider these value and safety tips when visiting dealerships with your new driver. Watching your children grow up is one of the many delights of being a parent. One minute they’re learning how to...
Cost Considerations for Your First-Time Car Buyer
Before your son or daughter drives off the lot in his or her first car, offer guidance on what it costs to own and maintain a vehicle. Your recent college grad landed a job and is ready to purchase a vehicle with that first paycheck. While you already know that...