Buying a new car is a huge financial decision that requires some thoughtful and responsible planning to ensure you'll be able to afford it. If you're buying a cheap, used car, you might be able to pay cash, but pretty much everyone who purchases a new vehicle will need to take out a loan of some sort. That's hardly a surprise given the rising cost of new cars: in the first … [Read more...] about How much money should you spend on a new car?
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Slowly but surely, Volvo will expand its Care by Volvo vehicle subscription service to its entire lineup of new cars and SUVs. But Volvo is also looking at the subscription model for another important part of the car-buying space: the certified pre-owned (CPO) market."I think that is probably the next step," Volvo's North American CEO, Anders Gustafsson, told Roadshow in an … [Read more...] about Care by Volvo subscription service could soon expand to used cars
Robert Duffer Chicago Tribune Published 1:57 p.m. UTC Jun 21, 2018 More than 50 years ago, a certain graduate in an Italian roadster made a cross-country race against time, love and impending adulthood. Though Alfa Romeo has returned to the U.S. and “The Graduate” is still a classic, a lot has changed in how most new graduates will be using their vehicles to … [Read more...] about Graduating to your own car? Safety features are key
Carroll Lachnit Edmunds Published 4:00 p.m. UTC May 21, 2018 People use monthly subscriptions to pay for lots of things they used to buy: music, smartphones, books and even clothes. Why not cars? That’s the thinking behind car subscription services that are cropping up in Los Angeles, San Francisco, the New York metro area, Atlanta, and several other cities in the … [Read more...] about Car subscriptions offer an alternative
Tom Staperfenne, 34, isn’t ashamed to admit that he went out and spent most of his family’s income tax refund for 2017 right away.Nearly the entire $3,700. Gone.But don’t wrongly label Staperfenne as a spendthrift. Most of that money went toward the loan for a 2012 silver Ford Fusion that he bought used last summer for around $8,200.“I paid it all off in … [Read more...] about Susan Tompor: How will you spend your tax refund? Many use it to buy used car