Credit – When Buying a Car

June 16th, 2016 by
Credit Card

What Role Does My Credit Play in Purchasing a Car? Lenders will take multiple things into account when determining what financing you qualify for, and one of the most important factors is your credit score. The better your credit is, the more likely you are to qualify for a lower interest rate. Dealerships can get…

What Paperwork Should I Get When Buying a Car?

June 15th, 2016 by

What paperwork should I get from a dealership? You’re almost there: it’s nearly time for you to drive your new car home! You’re not completely done, however, until you’ve filled out the required paperwork. Here’s what you can expect to see from the dealership during your last visit before driving home your dream car: Buyer’s…

Bringing the Correct Documents When Buying a Car

June 14th, 2016 by

What documents do I need to bring when I’m buying a car? Congratulations; you’re ready to get a new car! In all the excitement of choosing your new vehicle, however, it’s easy to forget exactly what you need to bring with you to the dealership to finalize your purchase. Don’t let this happen to you—use…

Trading in a Car

June 13th, 2016 by

How can I make my trade-in worth more? Trading in a car can be stressful, but we’re here to help make the experience go as smoothly as possible. We’ve created a road map to help you understand how the trade-in process works, as well as give you a few tips to guarantee you’ll get the…

Car Insurance

June 5th, 2016 by
Car Insurance

I’m buying a new car, what do I do about car insurance? Buying a car is a big investment, so it’s important to notify your insurance agent as soon as possible of a recent purchase to make sure you have the proper coverage. But if you’re buying a car over the weekend, don’t worry…you normally…

Identity Theft (VTR – Vehicle Theft Registration)

June 4th, 2016 by
Car Theft

How can I protect myself from car theft? Identity theft is sadly becoming more and more common every day. As we’ve seen in recent years, no one is completely invulnerable to identity theft, from individuals to thriving corporations. Fortunately, there are precautions you can take to guard your identity. Be very cautious about the websites…

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Do I Need GAP Insurance?

June 2nd, 2016 by
GAP Insurance

The In’s and Out’s of GAP Insurance When it’s wise to have GAP insurance Accidents happen. Cars get stolen and never recovered. No matter how careful you are as a driver and car owner, bad things can happen to your vehicle. As if to add insult to injury, your auto insurance settlement may be much…

Financing Your New Car

June 1st, 2016 by
buying a car

What are your financing options when buying a car? Finding Financing Finding the right auto loan for your car is obviously a crucial part of your purchase, but it can be difficult to figure out where you should go to find the best loan. The two most common places to obtain an auto loan are…

Window Etching

May 31st, 2016 by
window etching

How does etching deter a thief? How would you like to make your car less attractive to potential thieves and get your money back in case it gets stolen? Autoshield’s window etching is one of the least understood dealership options for car buyers, but this anti-theft measure can protect your new car from being targeted…

Lease End Options

May 25th, 2016 by
Car Lease

What Do I Do When My Lease Ends? End of Lease Options You’ve reached the end of your lease—now what? You actually have a few different options, so let’s take a closer look at each of the ways you can end your lease. Lease a New Vehicle If you’re ready for a different car but…

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