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Paging Steve Lehto: Dealer trying to change my bank? Is this legit? Paging Steve Lehto: Dealer trying to change my bank? Is this legit?

We did end up buying that 2011 Odyssey I posted about (pics and review to come on that later). The financing was done through Wells Fargo. We signed all the paperwork, gave them our down payment, and everything was good to go.

Maybe You Shouldn't Buy A New Car Right Now Maybe You Shouldn't Buy A New Car Right Now

Buying a new car can be exciting. The chance to score a great deal is especially alluring and right now seems to be the perfect time to buy a car. Car sales are down, incentives are up and used car prices are falling. A good chunk of you should probably hold off for awhile, however.

My friend just bought this. My friend just bought this.

And he financed it for...wait for it...96 MONTHS! Bruh.

Here Are the Auto Loan Rates Currently Offered by My Credit Unions Here Are the Auto Loan Rates Currently Offered by My Credit Unions

* Note that “max term” is the highest amount of time you are able to obtain the “as low as” interest rate. Also note that interest rates are determined by which lending tier your FICO credit score places you into.

Don't Pay for a Lower Interest Rate Don't Pay for a Lower Interest Rate

After reading many articles on why you’re the worst kind of scum on the planet if you aren’t maximizing your retirement portfolio, I realized that most financial advice isn’t geared towards surviving your 20s (or 30s). Thus, I embarked on a mission to try things out, learn from my mistakes, and share my successes.…

I Have an 84 Month Car Loan I Have an 84 Month Car Loan

I decided to be candid and disclose my debts. I’ll sit down later and do another confession on how much the cars purchase prices were compared to what was actually financed (it’s sickening how much cheaper the vehicles were than everything else). The overall picture after all these posts will cement “paying cash” as…

Auto Dealers Association to Address Minority Lending Practices

New Orleans — The National Automobile Dealers Association on Friday unveiled a plan that it hopes will reverse inconsistent auto lending practices to minority consumers. The move, the first time NADA has made a recommendation of the sort, will also impact the millions of buyers who rely on vehicle financing each year. …

A rant on Fiestas and Millenials A rant on Fiestas and Millenials

Well, I finally did it. I drove a Fiesta ST last night with the recaros and moonroof and everything. It was snowing, there was a lot of traffic, and people had been in accidents so I did very little hooning. I still liked the car. If I still like it under the least fun driving possible, I figure I'll love it when it's…

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