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Know Your Obligations when Cosigning a Loan

Often, parents cosign for their sons or daughters who have adequate income but a lack of credit or employment history. By cosigning, parents help their offspring get the loan and establish credit in their own names. But many borrowers, be they the cosigner or the primary borrower (also known as the maker), don’t recognize the

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Selling Versus Tradein

So you’ve decided to buy a new car. Congratulations! Now comes the decision of what to do with your old car. These steps can help you make the choice that’s right for you. Research Your Car’s True Value The first bit of research you’ll want to do is establish the current value of the vehicle you are

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Seven Key Points About Auto Financing

The automobile is an essential part of American life. Even high school students, the ink barely wet on their drivers’ licenses, often expect to have a car at their disposal. Most of us would have a hard time getting to work, doing our shopping and leading our daily lives without a car. The problem is

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Take the Rebate!

Manufacturers often market vehicles by offering a rebate or exceptionally low financing. Should you take the rebate or the special financing? The dealer does not give you both. For example, you have decided to purchase a vehicle for $20,000. The dealer is going to give you a rebate of $3,000 or a finance rate of

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Buying A Used Car

“I can’t wait to get my own car.” Sound familiar? Before you start shopping for a used car with a teenager you know, do some homework. It may save you serious money. Consider driving habits, what the car will be used for, and your budget. Research models, options, costs, repair records, safety tests, and mileage

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Low Car Loan Rates from Wayne Westland Federal Credit Union

Buying a new car is exciting. Searching for an affordable car loan is not. As a member of Wayne Westland Federal Credit Union, however, you have an advantage when it comes to finding low car loan rates. WWFCU (like other Credit Unions) is a not-for-profit institution. This means that we can “give back” to our

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Finding Low Rates on Car Loans

Buying a new car is exciting. Searching for an affordable car loan is not.  As a member of Wayne Westland Federal Credit Union, you have an advantage when it comes to finding low rates on car loans. WWFCU is a not-for-profit institution. This means that we can “give back” to our members by offering you

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Buying a Car – The Smart Way

No doubt about it – when it comes to high stress, buying a car is right up there with job interviews, public speaking, and root canal surgery. Under typical conditions, you, as a car buyer, are at the mercy of the dealer and the high-pressure salesman. Negotiating a price can be a challenge, particularly if

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Is Zero Percent Financing Really Your Best Deal?

Undoubtedly you’ve heard about the “zero percent financing” offers that many auto manufacturers have been promoting lately. Although they seem to be incredible deals and are certainly enticing, you should read the fine print and know the facts before you head to your local dealer. Beware of Those Teaser Rates Teaser rates have always been

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Now Get Credit Union Auto Financing Right at the Dealership!

Remember when purchasing a vehicle used to be an all day excursion? It probably meant driving to your local auto dealer, finding a car in your favorite color with just the right options, haggling over the price, filling out a lot of paperwork, and going back and forth between dealer and Credit Union with payment

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