How To Stop Your Car From Being Repossessed

September 3, 2009

Well, now you’ve done it. You are three months late on your car payments and the bank is threatening to come and physically take back your vehicle if you do not immediately make your payments that are due. They are not being polite anymore, and they are not fooling around. You are in a panic, […]

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Lenders Aren’t The Bad Guys: Programs To Keep You On The Road

September 2, 2009

It is sometimes difficult to not blame a potential lender when you are turned down for an auto loan, especially if you did not expect to be denied. But the fact is, lenders work within certain criteria and cannot grant loans to individuals who fall too far outside the lines drawn for them on their […]

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What Happens When You Fail To Make Your Car Payment?

September 1, 2009

It happens to the best of us. Funds get tight, paychecks are late, bills pile up, and before you know it you are late making your utility payments, your rent payment, and your car loan payment. It doesn’t seem like too big a deal until the phone starts ringing and the bank starts threatening to […]

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Be A Tire-Kicker

August 31, 2009

Okay, let’s face it. The term “tire-kicker” has never been used in a positive light, especially by those in the auto sales industry. Tire-kickers are usually seen as individuals who show up on a car lot, take up hours of a salesperson’s time by asking a million frivolous questions, possibly even ask to take a […]

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Why You Should Bring A Friend Car Shopping

August 30, 2009

Remember the old saying, “Two heads are better than one”? Well, it was true when it was coined, and it is true now, especially when it comes to shopping for an automobile. Whether you are in the market for a brand-new vehicle just off the assembly line, or are looking for a previously-owned vehicle that […]

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How To Make Sure Your Not Buying A Lemon

August 29, 2009

It’s exciting to purchase a new automobile, and in today’s economy it is often worthwhile to consider purchasing a used vehicle rather than a brand-new one. However, caution should be exercised when purchasing a used automobile, for a variety of reasons. You obviously do not want to end up with a vehicle that either doesn’t […]

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Cars As Investments: Buy Low With A High Resale

August 28, 2009

When considering an investment of any kind, the first question one usually asks is whether or not it is realistic to expect the investment to provide a solid return, usually upon resale of the purchased item. Whether the purchased item is a home, business, or other piece of real property, the bottom line in investing […]

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Your Car Is More Than A Mobile Sub-Woofer: Accessories Aren’t Neccessary

August 27, 2009

We have all heard it…or felt it, rather. You are sitting in your own car at a stoplight and suddenly it feels like the world around you is vibrating in a particularly booming rhythm. Is it a thunderstorm coming? An earthquake? Tribal drums echoing from some nearby gathering of witch-doctors? No, you realize as you […]

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Facing Facts: How To Deal With An Accident When You Don’t Own Your Car Outright…

August 26, 2009

Generally speaking, it is a really bad idea to even be driving a car that you do not own , let alone have an accident while driving a car that you don’t own…though that does not help you if that has already happened to you. Assuming that you are reading this because this sort of […]

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Upside Down On Your Loan? Here Are Two Ideas To Get You Right-Side Up

August 25, 2009

In this day and age, almost anyone buying a new car has to qualify for a new car auto loan. Doing so can pose challenges, especially if you have not-so-great credit or any dings on your credit history. But buyers should never despair, as there are ways to improve credit score and/or qualify with a […]

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Go Green With Your Auto Insurance

August 2, 2009

What does it mean to go green with your auto insurance? Sure you can go paperless and get your bills via email. That will definitely help save a tree. However, when we talk about going green with auto insurance today, we are specifically referring to the discounts available for driving eco-friendly cars.

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Got Denied? What Your Next Move Should Be

August 1, 2009

Applying for car insurance is already a time consuming process. Most people research companies, put in effort, and when they finally decide which company to go with they are excited for everything to be over with. However, what happens if after all that work, your policy is denied?

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Unbelievably Easy Ways To Save On Car Insurance

July 31, 2009

I am a sucker for a deal, especially when it comes to something I do not really enjoy paying for. When it comes to car insurance, I prefer to get the best rates possible so I am not wasting money that I could spend elsewhere. And when I think about it, I feel like most […]

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Does Your Policy Cover Also Cover Your Four Legged Family Members?

July 30, 2009

Did you see the movie “Marley and Me”? It was a great movie. Marley was a loveable character that really seemed to enjoy riding in his owner’s car. What animal would not want to go for a ride in the car? Have you ever considered if Fido is covered by your auto insurance when he […]

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Pick Insurance On Needs Instead Of Price

July 29, 2009

I have moved several times. Because of this, I have also had to switch my insurance policy each time. It is a pain. I have, however, become quite good at shopping for new car insurance. The one thing I have realized is that shopping for insurance is not necessarily about shopping for price. What? I […]

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Think Downsizing Will Cost Less?

July 28, 2009

In today’s economy everyone is looking for ways to cut costs. It is not only smart, but it is about surviving. One of the ways people are cutting costs is by downsizing their current vehicle. It sounds like a good idea right? The vehicle costs less and cheaper cars usually mean lower insurance rates. While […]

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It Doesn’t Pay To Lie

July 27, 2009

There are many times in life when it can be tempting to tell a little white lie, but when it comes to your auto insurance, lying can turn into serious business. If you unfortunately got in an accident, it is tempting to fudge the truth a little bit – to make it look a little […]

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Don’t Get Scammed- What To Look For In A Reputable Company

July 26, 2009

Every month, every quarter, or every year we all pay a bill. It is a necessary evil – auto insurance. No one really wants to pay it. I will be honest, I am not happy with the amount of money that is directly withdrawn from my account every month so that I can have auto […]

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How Do You Know If You’re Paying Too Much For Auto Insurance

July 25, 2009

The other day I was driving with my friend and we were discussing our auto insurance policies. She had just been in an accident and was deciding whether or not to pay the minor damages herself or file a claim with her insurance. As we discussed the situation, I realized that we both paid different […]

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When Is It Time To Switch Providers?

July 24, 2009

I don’t know about you, but I have had the same auto insurance policy for ages. Sometimes I consider changing companies, but the thought of looking into options makes me a little sick. And maybe that is dramatic, but researching auto insurance policies can be a pain, and sometimes you do not seem to reap […]

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Insurance Rates Are On The Rise But You Don’t Have to Pay More

July 23, 2009

In today’s economy, insurance companies are getting ahead by charging higher prices on insurance premiums. It seems frustrating that insurance (something that is necessary) has to be so costly, especially in today’s difficult times. This, however, does not mean you should have to suffer and make cuts to your coverage.

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Finding The Best Rate Is Easier Than You Think

July 22, 2009

Shopping for cars is exciting and fun. Then, you have to shop for auto insurance and the fun ends. What is it about auto insurance that is completely dulling? Maybe it is the fact that for many people we do not know the basics of auto insurance. Also, it can be easy to get scammed […]

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How To Compare Insurance Company Ratings

July 21, 2009

For some people, comparing car insurance companies can be a lot like comparing the different types of apples in the grocery store. Sure there may be several types of apples to choose from, but at the end of the day, it is just an apple that provides you with the basic nutrition that your body […]

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Economy Affecting Fraudulent Insurance Cases

July 20, 2009

The other day I was driving my car when a driver pulled in front of me and slammed his breaks. There were no cars in front of him. Luckily, my breaks are strong and I barely missed hitting him. However, the driver motioned to me to pull over. I knew I did not hit him […]

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What You Need To Know About Collision Auto Insurance Rates

July 19, 2009

The law for most states with auto insurance requires what is known as liability insurance. Liability insurance is usually relatively affordable and not a bad idea if your car is not worth very much. However, it only covers the damage you might cause to another vehicle. This means if damages are caused to your car, […]

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