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Do you need GAP insurance?

When buying or leasing a new car, and completing the paperwork in the finance office, you might be asked if you want GAP insurance. What is it, and do you need it?

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8 safest vehicles of 2015

Safety is a top concern for any car shopper. Here is a list of some of the vehicles that received top marks from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for 2015.

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Smooth sailing with proper tire safety

Proper tire maintenance can prevent all kinds of road accidents, but drivers must be aware of the warning signs and ongoing maintenance needs to ensure driving safety.

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Use the VIN to your advantage when car shopping

When buying a used car, it’s important to know the vehicle’s history. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) can provide a blueprint to everything you want to know.

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Insiders' guide to top 5 car-buying terms

Wouldn't it be ideal to go to the car dealer and buy the perfect car at the best price possible? It is possible, but only if you know what you are doing.

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Tips for spring cleaning your car

Is the inside of your car looking a little dingy? Add cleaning your car’s interior to your spring cleaning list!

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Should you choose a high-mileage lease?

Is a high-mileage lease right for you? Find out here.

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How to use your tax refund to buy a new car

Are you lucky enough to be getting a tax refund this year? If so, you might want to spend that money on a new car.

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