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Auto dealers and carmakers offer all sorts of special deals that seem to be very attractive. Whether it’s a $3,000 rebate, zero-percent financing, or some other kind of incentive, the deals make the car of your dreams seem like a great buy. But do those incentives always give you the best deal?

Although it's very exciting, shopping for a car can be a scary experience. Buying a used car is a great option but the buyer must beware. Follow these tips when shopping for your used car to be prepared and help avoid scams.

It seems like every other commercial is for auto insurance, and while the ads may be clever, it’s important to research each carrier before buying coverage. Here are some questions to keep in mind when choosing an auto insurance company. 

The car with the lowest price is always the least expensive car to buy, right? 

Surprisingly, this isn't the case.

Categories: Buying a Car

Shopping for a new or used car can be very stressful. Fortunately, you can ease the pain by knowing what you need, what you want, and most importantly, how to get it without getting yourself into a mess...

Categories: Buying a Car, Saving, Students

You have been waiting for this day for a very long time: it’s time to buy a car. But where do you start? This is unfamiliar territory; you have never bought something so big before. Certainly, the big question is on your mind: “How am I going to pay for this?”

Trying to buy a car as a teenager can be difficult, but it’s not impossible. Be prepared though, because the lack of credit history will be your largest barrier. A credit history is important because that’s how lenders know you pay your bills.

We live in a world where the pressure to spend money is stronger than ever. Everywhere we go, we are surrounded by advertisements. Advertisers have strengthened their ability to make people want something, usually by making us feel like we need it. Sometimes the feelings we get after seeing an ad make it really hard for us to resist impulse buying and prevent us from saving.

Why save if you have enough money to buy everything you want? Well, different people save for different reasons. For your stage of life, you’re likely thinking about a car, a trip with friends, money for college, or an item you really want but can’t afford at the moment.

With the SaveItUp Challenge coming to a close this year, we asked our members to share their personal savings story. Here’s what they said:

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