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What's new

  • Dealer won’t buy back car at the same price

    After paying $30,000 over the sticker price for a new car a reader asks Bankrate car expert Terry Jackson why the dealer won’t buy the car back for the same price.

    1 min read Apr 21, 2007
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  • A loan again, naturally

    A reader who recently had a car repossessed for nonpayment asks Bankrate car expert Terry Jackson for advice on getting a new car loan.

    1 min read Mar 17, 2007
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  • Buy car based on needs, not country of origin

    Japanese cars dominated the recent Consumer Reports ratings of the best cars, but when buying a car consider your personal needs and wants before worrying about where it was built, says Bankrate car expert [...]

    2 min read Mar 17, 2007
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  • Switching co-signer on a car loan

    Unless the lender allows you to remove or switch co-signers the only way to accomplish it would be to refinance the car, but that probably would also mean additional sales taxes, says Bankrate’s car [...]

    1 min read Mar 10, 2007
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  • Righteous car loan rollover?

    Is it ever a good idea to roll one car loan over into another, a reader asks Bankrate’s car expert Terry Jackson.

    1 min read Mar 03, 2007
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  • Car leasing ought to be cheaper

    A reader looking for a good deal on a car lease exchange online asks Bankrate car expert Terry Jackson why everything is so expensive.

    1 min read Mar 03, 2007
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  • Can dealer collect sales tax twice on a lease?

    Monthly tax payments plus the sales tax on the residual amount should be much the same as the sales tax on the car if purchased upfront, says car expert Terry Jackson.

    1 min read Feb 05, 2007
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