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How to Get a Car Loan After Bankruptcy

By Steven Shaw on 3/30/2015

How to Get A Car Loan After Bankruptcy: A Step-by-Step Guide

Buying a car can feel stressful enough, but when you have been through bankruptcy it may feel downright terrifying. No matter what the circumstances that led to your filing — large medical bills or a job loss, for example — you probably feel embarrassed and afraid that no one’s going to want to give you the time of day, much less a decent loan.

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It May Be Getting Easier to Get a Car Lease

By Steven Shaw on 1/17/2014

It's Getting Easier to Get a Car Lease 

It can be tricky to get approved for a car lease, since they tend to be geared toward consumers with credit scores on the higher side. It goes a bit like this: As far as average credit scores of borrowers are concerned, it’s easiest to get a used car loan, but the bar is set higher for new car loans, and leases are a little more exclusive.

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A Record Number of Americans Turn to Auto Loans

By Steven Shaw on 9/24/2013


A record number of consumers took out an auto loan or lease when car shopping in the second quarter of 2013. According to Experian Automotive’s analysis of second-quarter data, 84.5% of consumers used financing when getting a new car.

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The Best Used Cars of 2013

By Steven Shaw on 9/16/2013


Honda and Toyota had the most models make Edmunds.com’s Best Used Cars for 2013, filling out nearly half the list with four vehicles each. Ford also placed well, with three of its models making the list.

Edmunds.com, a site that provides research and car-shopping tools, issues the annual list based on vehicle reliability, safety, value and availability. Only vehicle model years 2006 to 2011 were eligible.

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The 10 Biggest Consumer Complaints

By Steven Shaw on 8/1/2013

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We all have had bad experiences with companies before — a bank that charged you a fee in error, a package that never arrived, a mechanic who doesn’t seem to be charging you a fair price for your repairs.

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