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Rev Up Your Savings: Expert Tips and Tricks for Buying a Car Without Breaking the Bank

Buy a car without draining your bank account. Get proven tips and tricks for saving money when you purchase a vehicle, from negotiating with dealerships to choosing the right financing options.
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    What is GAP Insurance?

    When you finance your new or used car or truck, you will probably be asked if you want to purchase GAP Insurance. While you may be hesitant to spend more money, this coverage could prove a smart choice in the event of a car accident.
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    Tips for Test Driving a Car in the Hudson Valley

    A lot of car shoppers worry about negotiating with the dealerships. But before you can even think about that, you have to master your test drive.
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    Top 4 Things to Consider Before Refinancing Your Car

    Refinancing an existing car loan is one way to save some money and lower your debt. We’ve rounded up the top four things to consider before talking to your bank or credit union about a refi.
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    The Top 5 Car Buying Mistakes

    It is so easy to get wrapped up in the excitement of buying a new car or truck, but there are common car buying mistakes that can make the experience difficult. How can you avoid car buying regret? This article breaks down the five biggest mistakes you can make when buying a car, and how you can avoid them.
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    How to Buy a Car From a Private Seller

    Sometimes you don’t find your dream car at the dealership but from a private seller: a friend, neighbor, or even a complete stranger whose advertisement you happened to see.
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    What is a Pre-Approved Car or Truck Loan?

    One of the most overwhelming aspects of buying a new car or truck is trying to figure out how to pay for it. Not only is it a huge financial investment, but it seems like everywhere you turn there are car loan advertisements, and of course dealerships offer their own financing.