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Articles on Auto Loans, Automobile Leases, Repossessions

Written by: Kristy Welsh

At some point in your life, you are going to buy a car and you are going to have to face the dreaded "auto finance" department. To some, going through the process of financing an automobile purchase is one of the worst things in life. If you also have a car dealer finance department phobia, fear not! We have put together some articles that will help you understand the process and give you some tips on dealing with the loan department.

Information on Auto Loans and Financing — The best thing to do before you begin shopping for a new or used car is to get your auto financing lined up. Here is how to get pre-approved for an auto loan before you walk into the dealership.

Pros and Cons of Leasing a Car — Is it better to lease or buy your next car? What are the advantages to leasing a car? What goes into figuring out a lease vs a purchase? Get answers to these and more questions.

Use a Credit Union to Refinance an Auto Loan — If you are thinking about refinancing your current auto loan, then check into the benefits of using a credit union instead of a traditional bank.

End or Extend Your Auto Lease — Is your auto lease coming to an end? We have six ways to end or extend your lease.

Facts Regarding Auto Repos — If you are behind on your car payments, you may be in danger of having your car repo'd by the lender. Get the facts regarding your rights and the procedure of an automobile repossession.

Check Out the Car Accident History Before You Buy a Car — An important thing to do before you spend all that money on a used car, is to check to make sure it has not been in any major accidents. See how to do this before you buy.