buying a car that is affordable to own

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buying a car that is affordable to own

When I was looking for a new car, I wanted to take my time and make the best possible decision. I wanted to know what car was going to be the most affordable to maintain, repair and drive every day. I wanted a car that wasn't going to rust out or require repairs often. I basically wanted something that may cost me a little more to buy, but would not cost me much to keep for the next ten years. After spending weeks researching different types of cars, I have learned a lot about the different cars on the market and my blog contains everything that I have learned.

Refuting Car Buying Misconceptions

Buying a car can be a stressful task for many people, and this should not be surprising given the investment this represents and a lack of accurate information. It is an unfortunate reality that there are many misconceptions about buying a car, and refuting these myths is essential for making it easier for you to make informed choices during this process.  Myth: Dealerships Only Take Trades On Working Cars Trading in your old car is one of the best ways for reducing the amount you must pay for your new car, but many people assume that the dealership only wants used cars that are in good condition or at least running. Read More 

3 Signs That You Need Your Brakes Inspected

Does your car feel like it's not acting properly when you brake? Are you worried that the brakes may need to be repaired? If you suspect that you have brake issues, it's always wise to have the problem checked out by a knowledgeable mechanic. Your brakes are one of the most important components of your car, and malfunctioning brakes can be a big safety issue. There are some signs to look out for that are common red flags for bad brakes. Read More 

3 Essential Bug Out Vehicle Features

Buying a bug out vehicle is one of the most vital parts of any bug out plan, mostly because it is the vehicle that you are going to rely on to get you and your family to safety. However, not every vehicle is going to be appropriate for use as a bug out vehicle. An ideal bug out vehicle should have a large cargo area, off-road capabilities, and be very durable. Read More 

Why A Skid Steer Is The Right Loader For Landscaping

Landscaping is backbreaking work, but with the right equipment, you can make your job much easier. Fencing, placing landscape rocks, installing sprinklers, grading, seeding, removing trees—the jobs you can be called on to do are nearly endless. A tractor can help you make your work much easier, but you need to make sure that you have the right tractor for your needs. A tractor with a bucket in the front, often referred to as a loader, will help to complete many tasks, but if you want a tractor with enough versatility to handle whatever job comes your way, you need a skid steer. Read More 

What Impact Does Buying a Car through a Rent-to-Own Program Have on Your Credit?

It can be hard to qualify for an auto loan if you have bad credit, but there are alternatives. One option is to purchase a car through a rent-to-own program. This is an option that anyone can use, even people with bad credit, but it may not affect your credit in the way you hoped. Does it require a credit check? One of the many reasons people choose to purchase cars from rent-to-own agencies is that they do not require credit checks. Read More