A vehicle is one of the biggest purchases an American consumer can buy — so why aren’t the ins and outs of car buying more well-known? Before deciding to buy a new car, lease, or purchase a used vehicle, read through these resources to make sure you do your research beforehand. There are more expenses associated with vehicles, not just the down payment and monthly payments.

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The Complete Guide
This car buying guide will teach you everything from when it’s time to buy a new car through to how you can maintain a new vehicle’s value over the long-term and everything in-between. Whether you’re a first time car buyer or a seasoned pro who has negotiated many vehicle purchases, this guide is for you.
Buying A Car
Buying a car at some point in time is a reality that we all have to face. Money Crashers has compiled a list of several important car buying steps that you should follow. Heeding the advice in this article will help you save money, get the best deal, and hopefully, reduce the amount of stress involved with purchasing a vehicle.

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Take Control of Your Auto Loan: The Basics above “Buying a Used Car”
When you’re shopping for a new auto loan, it’s important to know the right questions to ask. Preparing can help you save money, reduce stress, and get the auto loan that’s right for you.
Buying A Used Car
Going the used car route helps you avoid the depreciation that all new cars get hit with when they are driven off the dealer’s lot. But going this route also introduces a gambling aspect.  CARFAX created a checklist to help guide you through the inspection of a used car.
How Much Should You Spend on a Car
Buying a car — and financing one — is a major decision. It’s important to determine how much you’ll be able to afford before you make a commitment.
Tips To Lower Car Insurance Payment
 There are actually methods to save money on car insurance. It requires a continued commitment to safety, paying attention to details, living in the right area, avoiding complacency with your coverage and, by all means, not being responsible for your adolescent driving (more on that one later).
Financial Advice for Buying A Car
 Buying a car is one of the priciest purchases you can make, so it’s definitely a subject that requires some financial advice.
Buying vs. Leasing
This article contains a helpful breakdown of the differences between buying and leasing, as well as a thorough pros and cons list to help you make your decision.

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How to Get out of a Car Loan (and Get a Better One)
No matter how you got into a bad car loan or why you want out of it, you always have options. Understanding those options is the first step to improving your financial situation.
Tips for Saving On Your Car Loan
Save money on auto financing by knowing these few tips.

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