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The Best Deals On Wheels For College Students

Posted by Maggie Kerns, Member Contact Center Indirect Dealer Rep. on Jul 19, 2017 8:46:35 AM

You've shopped for weeks and you've packed for hours. Now, you're finally ready to load your trunk and pull out of the family driveway toward your next stage in life.

Which set of wheels will accompany you on your rite of passage into the grown-up world?

Yes--you've chosen your college, your major, and perhaps your roommate. Now it's time to choose your car.

There are loads of factors at play when making this decision, though.

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Topics: auto loan, car loan, college

Is Now The Perfect Time To Buy A New Car?

Posted by Melissa Egeler, Marketing Assistant on Jan 26, 2016 9:10:00 AM

Americans have a definite love affair with driving - and there's nothing like falling fuel prices to speed our heartbeats. As prices at the pump go down, if you're like everyone else, your thoughts may be turning toward buying a new vehicle or planning that next road trip or family vacation.

With gas prices at their lowest levels since 2009 and interest rates probably the best they'll be all year, now might be the perfect time to do both.

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Topics: auto, loans, car loan

Leasing vs. Buying a Car

Posted by Bethany Dutcher, VP Marketing on Jan 30, 2015 11:30:42 AM

Q: I’ve been getting conflicting information about what makes more sense. Should I lease a car or buy one?

A: Here’s a little known fact: auto dealers average twice as much profit on a lease than on a sale. With about 1 out of every 4 cars being leased, it appears to be a good deal for drivers, too.

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Topics: auto, car loan, leasing

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