Should you get insurance when you rent a car?

Road trip! You’ve mapped out your route and picked your stops along the way. The only thing left to do is figure out your rental car situation.

You head to your local rental car center and score a great deal on a convertible. You’re ready to hit the road, right? Not quite. You’re offered a bunch of insurance options to cover your rental—and get downright confused.

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The Consumer Perils of a Car Title Loan

Is it worth the risk of losing your car for a loan that charges 300 percent interest?

That’s what’s at stake when you take out a car title loan, a lending tool in which an individual uses his car as collateral to borrow money. But despite the potential long-term risks, it’s a less-known form of subprime lending.

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Hybrid Cars: Cheap Transportation?

Maybe you want to do your part for the environment. Perhaps, you want a more economical way to travel since gasoline prices are on the rise. Or, you may want to purchase a vehicle that rewards you with federal tax incentives. Regardless of your reason for purchasing a hybrid vehicle, you need to do research and make sure you get the most out of this financial investment.

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Are You Buying A Lemon?

Buying a vehicle can be both a stressful and rewarding experience, especially if you plan on purchasing a used vehicle. Even if you get great financing and find the exact car you want with all the extras, there is still a chance that the car may not be as reliable as you hoped.  To avoid any future headaches, and empty bank accounts, be sure to do all of your homework first.

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Car Insurance

Congratulations, you have just purchased the car of your dreams; you worked a great deal, now it is time to insure it. Car insurance is mandatory in all states, and must be maintained throughout ownership. Insurance quotes can vary from company to company, and there are a few factors that you can control, and other factors you cannot.

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Automobiles: Buying vs. Leasing

There are many things to consider when deciding whether to buy or lease your next new automobile. To help you decide, we are reprinting an excerpt from www.leaseguide.com, with their permission. This website will give you the answers and information necessary for you to make an educated and informed decision.

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