Buying a Car

Articles and tips related to buying a car.

Buying a Car

Car Buying Tips - This section offers a wealth of information, especially for the first-time car buyer. Subjects include making the right car choice, negotiating a purchase, finding professional discounts and confirming low mileage on used cars, as well as a lease vs. buy calculator.


  • Buying Your First Car - Buying your first car is exciting, potentially stressful, and often expensive.
  • Saving on Auto Finance Costs - If you have to finance your purchase, every effort should be made to understand how auto financing works as well as the pitfalls that can turn your car buying experience into a financial nightmare.
  • Understanding Auto Insurance - You need to have a thorough understanding of how auto insurance works in order to determine whether you are getting the optimum coverage for your premium dollar.



  • Lease vs. Buy - Should you lease your next automobile or finance it? Find out with this calculator!
  • Auto Loan Calculator - Determine your car loan payment based on your purchase price or find out how much you can buy based on your monthly payment.
  • Auto Loan Early Payoff - Find out how much interest you can save by increasing your monthly auto loan payment.

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