Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, September 19, 2016 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Approvals for car leases in August plunged nearly 30% compared with August 2015. But experts say it’s due to the rising number of lease applications, not a softening credit market.

Thursday, May 05, 2016 4:22 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Used car shoppers will have a much larger inventory of cars to choose from in the coming months, thanks to an influx of cars being returned at the end of their leases.

Wednesday, January 06, 2016 6:05 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

New research from Experian Automotive found that 10% of all luxury cars are registered in December.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 6:05 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

New research from SwapALease.com indicates that women are paying less on their monthly payments than men for many popular models.

Thursday, October 15, 2015 4:51 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Volkswagen owners seem uncertain about keeping their cars, though they may feel they have no choice if they don’t want to lose money.

Saturday, June 15, 2013 6:05 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

New-car leasing is up 12.5 percent, the highest level since Experian Automotive began tracking it in 2006.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 4:43 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Customers are getting approved for car leases at the highest pace since the recession.

Monday, April 29, 2013 5:09 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

There are more car leases available than in the past, but car leasing is more expensive on the whole, according to research by SwapALease.com.