Salvage Title vs Rebuilt Title (What’s the Difference?)

salvage title vs rebuilt title

When you purchase a vehicle from an auto dealership, especially if it is new or certified pre-owned vehicle, then you can expect to receive a clean title on the vehicle shortly after (if purchasing in cash) or once all your payments are made (if financed). A clean title means the vehicle has never experienced major … Read more

How to Find a Car You Previously Owned (With or Without the VIN)

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Regardless of why you want to find your old car, you’ll be happy to know it’s not an impossible task. That said, the speed and efficiency of your search depends on whether or not you have the vehicle identification number (VIN). We’ll tell you how to find a car you previously owned by using the … Read more

The Average Depreciation Rate for New and Used Cars

Cars are not considered to be good investments. Unless you are purchasing a vintage car that has some historical value to it, any new or used car that you purchase is immediately going to lose value as soon as you drive it off the lot. Cars are not typically considered to be good investments because … Read more

Car Insurance Requirements for Financed Cars

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Most people who purchase cars are going to use a financing option to secure a car for themselves. With financing, this means they are going to make monthly payments to either a bank, private lender or the dealership. Regardless of whether you use financing or not to purchase a vehicle, you are still required to … Read more

5 Tips for Buying a New Pickup Truck

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Pickup trucks are a popular driving solution for people who want more than just a way to get from A to B. If you need a vehicle to help you carry important equipment for your business, support your brand, and even act as an off-road warrior when you need to travel off the beaten path, … Read more

Hybrid Car Costs (Compared to Gasoline)

hybrid car costs

There is a big debate over the cost efficiency between a hybrid vehicle and a gasoline vehicle. Some people seem to think that hybrid vehicles are more cost efficient because they consume less gasoline and won’t require you to purchase more gasoline as frequently. Others feel that hybrid vehicles themselves are too expensive for the … Read more

4 Tips for Trading in a Car with Negative Equity

When you trade in a car at a dealership, chances are you will get money back on it that you can use toward a new car. However, this typically happens if you actually own the car and have no loan payments still left on it. Otherwise, the balance you owe on your car could create … Read more

Top 5 Tips for Donating Your Car to Charity

You do not have to be rich to want to donate your car to charity. Perhaps you have an old car that you don’t want anymore and you would rather donate it to a charity than sell it to a dealership. Sometimes there is a greater value in donating a car because it can serve … Read more

5 Important Tips When Buying a New Car

We all dream about purchasing a new car for ourselves that has never been driven by anybody else. Sure, new cars may cost more than used cars, but they are more personal to the owner and they retain that new car smell which we all adore. However, this doesn’t mean you should just go out … Read more

5 Tips on Leasing a Car (So You Don’t Regret It)

Some people may find that leasing a car is more economical than purchasing a car. If you are someone who generally needs a car to drive to work and perform your daily errands, then leasing a car is definitely for you. Most dealers will give you one low monthly price on the lease as long … Read more