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It’s a well-known fact that a car loses some of its value the second they’re driven off the dealership’s lot. Some even estimate that a car depreciates as much as 40 to 45 percent within the first three years of ownership. This means that after three years, you’ll only be …

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Your beloved little city car served you well while you were still starting out with your career and family, but now that you have growing children, your car’s limited capacity is starting to outgrow its usefulness. When you have children, space, comfort, and safety trumps all other car buying considerations. …

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The SUV is currently the most popular car category in the world, besting the sales of sedans, compacts, and everything else in almost every automotive market across the globe. For car-buying families, it’s easy to see why: SUVs are spacious, possess the most advanced safety technologies, and have versatile seating …

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Filipinos love cars, that’s why we have so much of them. We love them so much that we’re willing to forego the perfectly sensible ’20 percent down payment, 5 years to pay’ auto loan and go with even a ‘0 down, 7 years to pay’ variety. Just so we can …

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When it comes to car-buying negotiations, the car salesperson has you at a disadvantage. Day in and day out, these people deal with customers just like you. Meanwhile, you only ever talk to them on the rare occasion that you decide to buy a car. This can be a major …

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Fleet vehicles are those owned by commercial entities for business purposes. Owing to this fact, these cars in general have seen more than one driver/owner, and are likely to have higher mileage than usual. More often than not, this is what brings their prices down, and so if you’re looking …

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Although most car companies release a new model every year, that doesn’t always mean that the old model has sold out. In fact there may be plenty of outgoing models left on the car lots of their dealerships. Since dealerships have to make room for the upcoming model, they need …

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You’ve weighed the pros and cons, now you’re quite certain that the best way to buy a car is to pay cash. Whether you’re already half way with your target amount or just starting out, here are five ways to ramp up your saving efforts and buy that car as …

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When it comes to paying for a car purchase, you have two main choices: buy the car in cash, or finance it through an auto loan. Though you’ll often hear people say that cash is always the best way to go, things aren’t necessarily that cut-and-dry. Check out these pros …

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Filipinos love to haggle, it’s practically a way of life. Accompanying your lola to the local wet market as a child, you’ve probably seen her relish every centavo she can save when she goes there to buy food over the weekend. But while haggling with your favorite butcher or fruit …

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As you look at your child before he heads off to college, you can see that he is more of an adult now than he’s ever been. That maturity means giving him more responsibility and independence, which can mean giving him a personal set of wheels. Owning a car is …

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Are you in the market for a 4×4? If you have minimal to no experience shopping for one, you’re probably wondering how to begin. Your first order of business is to develop a profile of the vehicle you want. This is necessary because four-wheel drive vehicles come in a wide …

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Many millennials (born between the years 1981 and 1997) are now neck-deep in the workforce and earning a decent living. Some are even so lucky as to have enough disposable income to buy themselves a new car. The best thing about being millennial is that you have so many resources …

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Cars are useful assets. Unfortunately, they’re depreciating assets. Their decrease in value kicks in the moment you drive them off the dealership, and in three to five years, they are likely to be worth half of what you paid for them. With that in mind, you need to make sure …

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These days, everything for sale seems to be posted online, and that includes cars. Buying a car online has been made easier though, thanks to car advertisement portals that offer vehicle listings from local car dealers and private sellers. Some websites also offer car research tools that provide car specifications …

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