GoBankingRates says it studied auto loan details from more than 6,000 financial institutions and statistics gathered from eBay Motors to project that about 25 percent of Americans would use refunds to grab a fresh ride.
Owning a car does a number on your wallet, it is a fact of life. The car itself was several thousand and took years to pay off. On top of that you are spending well over $100 to fill up your tank each month. Need a repair? That will be another $400 or so. And then you’ve got your insurance, which is another $150+ every month. That all adds up to a huge expense. Sure, cutting down on driving will save you a little each month, but in order to save big you need to take a look at your car insurance.
If you’re like me, you hate paying for stuff that you don’t use regularly. But insurance is one of those things that I’m willing to grit my teeth and write a check for because it’s a crazy world out there. Here are a few things you should know about auto insurance policies and a few tips that could save you a few bucks every month on your coverage.
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A couple years ago, I was in the process of getting a new car. At the time, I was unsure whether I wanted to buy or lease a car. I ended up leasing, with the rationale that I’d rather drive a new car every couple years than be stuck with the same one for an extended period of time.
When I first got my license, I was naïve in that I really had no idea how much money my parents were shelling out for me to drive.
Next time you speed or break a traffic law, think about all the costs associated with getting a ticket. For those of you who do get the occasional ticket, however, here are some tips for reducing the overall cost.
Throughout my eight years of driving, I’ve had three different vehicles. Two were leases while the other was a truck my dad paid off and gave to me. In my experience, I think leasing is the best option.