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Michael Smith


Articles Posted By Michael


Will Buying a Cheap Car Actually Save Me Money? Will Buying a Cheap Car Actually Save Me Money?

Bill purchased was a 2001 Volkswagen Golf for $1,500 from a private seller. Since he needed it fast, he made a couple of fatal mistakes when he bought it. First of all, he didn't get it inspected by a mechanic, and he borrowed the money he needed for it from a friend. The car ran like a dream when he bought it. However, about four months later, the engine died. The remaining year for Bill, quite frankly, was hell.

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What If the Car Dealer Who Can Help Me Is Too Far Away? What If the Car Dealer Who Can Help Me Is Too Far Away?

Sometimes, when you are in search of a dealer who can help you get the car you need, the dealership won't be in a location that is entirely convenient for you to get to yourself. While it may seem like it is a further distance, the time you will spend with a dealer who has less opportunities to help may cost you even more time than it would take to make the above mentioned trip. And if you are unable to drive out to a dealer yourself, or unable to find a friend or family member to give you a lift, there may be some alternatives for you.

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Is a Longer Loan Term a Good Idea? Is a Longer Loan Term a Good Idea?

According to Experian Automotive, 27.6% of new car loans in the first half of 2014 ranged from 73 to 84 months. With these longer payment plans becoming a trend, people might begin to think that extended loans are a good idea since it reduces the monthly payment. But is a long loan term the best approach to getting a new car? Not really, and I'll tell you why.

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Fast Track to Your Next Car Fast Track to Your Next Car

Robert had never heard of Auto Credit Express when he stumbled upon our site late one night, searching for auto financing. He knew his credit wasn't great, so walking into any dealership and picking out any car was not an option. And he didn't have enough saved up to purchase a car from a private seller. It's no wonder he was starting to lose faith in his chances of getting a car, that is, until that night.

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