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How much does owning a car really cost?

Does this sound familiar? Your tires are getting worn, so you get all new tires for your vehicle. Shortly thereafter, new brakes. And then, upon returning home from the brake shop, your insurance bill for the next six months just happens to be in the mailbox. Fabulous. More than just the initial price Vehicle ownership is much more than the initial purchase and fuel costs. … Read More


When to expect your title after paying off an auto loan

You’ve made your final vehicle payment – congratulations! That is an exciting step as a vehicle owner, and one you should be proud of. Now, you may be wondering when you’ll receive your title. Great question! Let’s take a look at the journey your title is about to take on its way to you. Ensure your information is updated Have you moved or otherwise updated … Read More


Auto financing for the first-time buyer

If you go online and search “financing my first car” or “first time car buyer” you’ll get roughly 150-250 million results. Give or take. That’s a lot of information to sort through. But the first, and most important thing you need to know is – it is possible to get financed as a first-time buyer. There are just a few things you need to know … Read More


What is a car title?

A car title is one of the most important documents you’ll sign when you purchase a vehicle. It establishes you as the vehicle’s legal owner and is often used for the vehicle to be registered and for ownership to be transferred. The title is issued by the state where you live. And while information included on the document can vary between states, you’ll generally see … Read More


Summer is here. Is your vehicle ready?

Ahhh, summertime. Warmer weather, barbecues, flip-flops and swimming pools. This time of year, people across the United States typically load up the car and hit the highway to enjoy one of the great traditions of the season … the road trip. Prepare for happy travels As you head out this year, be sure you don’t get stuck with maintenance issues in the middle of your … Read More