Cash In on Year-End Car Deals

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Auto prices are dropping as carmakers clear out old inventory to promote the next new thing in their showrooms. Larry Dixon, senior manager of market intelligence for the National Automobile Dealers Association, says today's low interest rates and high trade-in values for used vehicles make it a great time to buy a new car. "Right now, consume... more

3 Keys to Buying a Good Used Car


Content provided courtesy of USAA. Buying a used car has always been seen as a way to save money. But in today's market, it might cause a bit of sticker shock. Slow sales of new cars in recent years have created a shortage of late-model used cars. "Used car prices continue to trend near record highs," says Eric Lyman, vice president of industr... more

Auto Financing: 4 Questions Could Save Thousands

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Content provided courtesy of USAA. If buying a car were only as simple as buying a pack of gum — pick a flavor, plunk down your cash and go on your way. But buying a new vehicle involves enough financial decisions to make your head spin. "Even after you've chosen the vehicle itself, the way you handle the purchase can have a significant impact... more

Check Your Auto Policy for Potential Savings

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Content provided courtesy of USAA. Every six months, review your auto insurance policy for potential savings and to make sure you have the appropriate amount of coverage. You could qualify for discounts if: You're in the military and live on a military installation. Your teen driver makes good grades. You have a child who atte... more

Cut Down on Driving Distractions

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Content provided courtesy of USAA. Anything that takes your eyes, hands or mind off the road increases your risk for an auto accident. Texting while driving may be the biggest offender. In 2013, research by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute shows that texting while driving makes you 23 times more likely to have a wreck. Don't believe i... more

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