Taking Teens Shopping for Automobiles: Car Buying Blog for Parents

5 Ways To Ensure You Can Qualify For An Auto Loan

Getting an auto loan is pretty much essential if you want to purchase a reliable car but cannot purchase it with the upfront cash. However, qualifying for a loan can be challenging, especially if you have little credit history, no credit history, or poor credit. Here are five ways to ensure that you are going to qualify for a loan: Polish Your Credit Report: The best thing you can do is polish your credit report since most lenders will want to see a score of 700 or better.   Read More...

How to Better Your Odds of Getting the Approval for an Automobile Loan

If you are in need of a new vehicle and you do not have enough cash to purchase one outright, you will need an auto loan. Since you have to go through a process in order to hopefully receive an approval, you will want to do everything you can to better your odds. This way, you will be able to drive off of the car lot with that new vehicle you have been wanting.   Read More...

Why Buying From A Used Car Dealership May Be Your Best Option

If you are looking for a reliable vehicle to take you back and forth to work, you may be considering a purchase from a used car dealership. Still, you may have heard that it is always best to purchase a vehicle brand new. Here are a few reasons why a used car from a dealership may be your best option: Your Budget If you are working with a tight budget, you may not be able to afford a quality new vehicle.   Read More...

How To Save Yourself Money When Shopping For A Used Car

If you are going to be in the market for a used car in the near future, you might want to take a moment to review the following ways in which you can save yourself a little bit of money. Don't Ignore The Smaller Car Dealerships  Do not make the mistake of assuming that the smaller car dealerships are going to charge too much for their vehicles or that the larger dealerships always offer the better deals.   Read More...

3 Tips For Getting The Best Price On A Used Vehicle

Use these three tips to get the best price on a certified used vehicle when purchasing one from a car dealership. Find Out The Invoice Price Once you have selected a vehicle that you are interested in purchasing, make sure that you research the invoice price. This price is what the auto dealership most likely paid to acquire the vehicle and is lower than the asking price of the vehicle. Use a couple websites online to get the invoice price for the vehicle you want to buy; using multiple websites will help you obtain a more accurate invoice price over using just one website.   Read More...