As a car owner, chances are you have made car loan mistakes that cost you money in the past. From hidden fees attached to auto loan rates and dealer financing, to a lack of car negotiation skills or failing to read the fine print before signing, we examine the top mistakes shoppers make when getting a new set of wheels with a car loan.
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Would you pay an interest rate of 17,000% to borrow $24? That might seem absurd, but you probably already have — and maybe more than once.
Even though there is enough food produced on the planet to feed everyone, 805 million people worldwide go hungry. In America, one of the wealthiest nations on Earth, one in seven people don’t have enough food to eat. Part of the problem is the enormous amount of wasted food.
For the most part, online banking security has greatly improved over the last few years, but there are still weaknesses in digital security that customers need to be aware of.
The Fall Classic is one serious series of moneyball, but it doesn’t come without its expenses. While neither host city will ever spend more than it earns, they stand to incur plenty of costs that can greatly impact revenues.
There are plenty of great reasons to talk about money, from sharing savings tips to commiserating about rising rent prices. But a nosy question about money can quickly push a friendly discussion into awkward or inappropriate territory.
Throughout the 20th century, retirement in America was usually defined in fairly simple terms and was directly related to an individuals active participation in the work force. After reaching a certain age, most retirees would leave the work force and begin the next phase of their life - retirement.
We all know that feeling; you’re at the store and you see something you want but just don’t need. You try to rationalize the expense, arguing in your mind that you deserve to treat yourself or can make up for it by not eating out this week or by skipping your Starbucks lattes for a while. The thing is, not all of us are as good at balancing our wants and needs as we could be.
The importance of a good credit score can’t be understated when applying for any type of loan — that much is certain, particularly when it comes time to buy a car.
There’s actually an upside to paying some banking fees — the ones that will benefit your finances in the long run. If you’ve been avoiding fees at all costs, take a look at these five that are worth the cost.
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