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Lease Purchase
Britta Retherford

How To Get Out Of A Car Lease Early

The same, shiny new vehicle you loved at lease signing might not be the right fit anymore. Whatever the reason, you need to learn how to get out of a car lease early—and fortunately, you have a few options. Unfortunately, none of them are going to let you walk away without penalty.

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Auto Refinance
Britta Retherford

How Auto Loan Refinancing Affects Your Credit Score

If you keep a close eye on your credit profile, you might be wondering how refinancing is going to affect your credit score. The truth is, refinancing any loan will invariably have minor, short-term impacts on your credit. They can vary based on your situation.

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Auto Refinance
Britta Retherford

Should I Refinance Or Buy A Car?

If you wish your auto loan payment were a bit lower, you may be inclined to try to find your way out of the deal, even if it means trading down or starting over. Depending on the vehicle and your financial situation, that might be the best option. But you should first consider refinancing your auto loan.

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Shaking hands after buying your car lease early
Lease Purchase
Britta Retherford

How To Buy Your Car Lease Early

Most lessees will drive their leased vehicles until the end of the contract and return it to their dealer. But a three-year car lease is not set in stone. In fact, if you’re looking to buy your car lease early, you can follow the footsteps of thousands of people who have done the same.

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Lease Purchase
Britta Retherford

4 Steps To Buy Your Leased Car

If you enjoy your leased vehicle, it’s only natural to want to keep it. Lease buyouts during or at the end of your term are common. In fact, manufacturers are most often all too happy to sell you the vehicle you leased.

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General Auto Finance Education
Britta Retherford

The Four C’s Of Credit

You probably know that your credit score is important for getting a loan. However, your credit score is not the only factor that banks and other lending institutions look at when considering you for a loan. Lenders typically look at four primary factors.

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General Auto Finance Education
Britta Retherford

What Is a Vehicle Service Contract?

The purpose of vehicle service contracts is to pick up where manufacturer warranties leave off.
A warranty from a manufacturer is essentially a promise that your car is in working order.

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When Can I Refinance My Car Loan
Auto Refinance
Britta Retherford

When Can I Refinance My Car Loan?

The short answer is whenever you want. But there are more factors at play than just timing. You must be sure the numbers work out in your favor, and you must approach a refinance with every advantage available to you.

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