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The weather is getting warmer, and you might be itching to travel again. The mountains, the beach, and the trails are calling you — and everyone else. At least that’s what it feels like when you start looking into renting a car. With...

If you need cash fast to deal with an emergency, bills, or rent, a payday loan or car title loan might be tempting. But these are expensive loans, and they can trap you in debt. Find out how they work and about other possible ways to get money or...
Whether you’re 16 or 60, buying a used car can be an exciting experience. But it can also be a big financial commitment, with some industry reports estimating that the average price of a used car is close to $28,000. The more you know going in to...
Shopping for a car? You have options other than paying cash. Whether you finance or lease, here are some things to keep in mind. Before You Buy or Lease a Car Factoring in a Trade-in Financing a Car Leasing a Car Signing the Paperwork After You Get...
If you're buying a new or used car, the salesperson might try to sell you an auto service contract to help protect against unexpected or expensive repairs. While a service contract might sound like a good idea, it could duplicate coverage you have...
Looking to buy a car? You might see dealers advertising unusually low prices, low or no up-front payments, low- or no-interest loans, or low monthly payments. Other dealers promise high trade-in allowances, attractive discounts and rebates, or free...
If you're having trouble paying your car loan, you might think about doing business with a company that says they can get you lower monthly payments. But not all refinancing companies play by the rules. Scammers will just take your money and do...
If you don’t make your car payments on time, your lender could have the right to take your car without going to court or telling you first. Learn what can happen, and what you can do, if your vehicle is repossessed. When a Lender Can Take Your Car...
Some car dealers advertise that, when you trade in your car to buy another one, they’ll pay off the balance of your loan. No matter how much you owe. But what if you owe more than the car is worth? That’s called “negative equity,” and the dealer’s...
Comparing prices online can save you a bundle when you rent a car. Learn how to compare the total cost — not just the advertised price. Fees and options can increase the base price dramatically. Choosing a Rental Car Fees and Charges Coverage...

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