The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is ready to help vets in a wide variety of situations, but it unfortunately does not have a program that guarantees auto loans.
Every state except New Hampshire requires you to have insurance to drive, and New Hampshire requires auto insurance unless you show you have sufficient financial assets to pay for any accident you cause.
The concept of commercial ride-sharing has exploded in recent years.
Nobody wants to spend more at the pump than they have to, but many drivers don't realize all the little things they can do — both behind the wheel and as part of routine maintenance — to ease the financial sting when they fill up.
When it's time to negotiate a lease on new car, few items appear quite as mysterious as the money factor.
The amount of your down payment plays an important part in the total financial calculus of buying a car.
Shopping for a new ride at a dealership involves more than just kicking tires.
When it comes to buying a first car, most people research various models and prices, figure out which cars fit in their budget, and then take a few for a test drive.
The key to getting a good deal is to put aside your emotions and focus on the hard realities of the deal. After all, buying a car is the second-largest financial commitment - after purchasing a home - most people will make. The good news is there are many tools available to arm you with the information and strategy you need to arrive at the best deal.
Buying a first car brings feelings of pride, freedom and accomplishment, but also an aspect of financial concern because your first car is likely one of the biggest purchases you've made so far in your life.