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How to Deal with High Gas Prices

How can you save money during a fuel increase? There are many ways you can save on gas, such as the obvious way of looking for a cheaper gas station.

What To Do If You Can’t Make Your Car Payment

Part of the excitement of decorating on a budget is figuring out how to use what you have. If you’re looking to save, you need to look at all options available. Some of these may even lead you to spend more time than you usually would, but the payoff will be there if you only pay a fraction of its supposed cost. Here are things for you to consider.

How to Get the Best Deal on a Car or Truck

Shopping for a new vehicle can feel a bit daunting, and rightfully so, due to how expensive new and used vehicles are. The financial implications can last several years. First-time car buyers, and even seasoned veterans such as I, can find themselves overpaying for a vehicle due to a variety of factors such as financing, new vehicle markup, the true value of the vehicle when previously owned, overbuying based on wants over needs, extended warranties and more. Here’s what you can do to make the most of your car buying experience.

Upside-Down Car Loan & Unaffordable Payments

You probably do not realize it when meeting with a car or truck dealer finance department, but vehicle loans can play a particularly painful role in your financial life when it comes to missing payments or experiencing financial hardships. While mortgage lenders, student loan companies, many business lenders, and even most credit card companies can offer some form of financial hardship relief through government programs of through their own in-house services, you will not find much in the way of government or creditor support when you start missing car or truck payments.

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