Should You Get a 0% Car Loan?

Should You Get a 0% Car Loan?

Buying a car is one of the largest purchases you’ll make in your life, second to a home. Because of the weight of the purchase, it’s a rather big decision to make. Not only is your financial situation a consideration, but the car itself, the lender, and the dealership are… Read More


How Much Car Can I Realistically Afford?

How Much Car Can I Realistically Afford?

Driving is an expensive endeavor, no matter where you live in the world. In Canada especially, our winters can be the stuff of legend. With those winters comes rust, pot holes, black ice that leads to fender benders, and everything else under the sun that causes wear and… Read More


How to Finance a Used Car in Canada

How to Finance a Used Car in Canada

In Canada, financing a brand new car is not something everyone can afford to do. So, it’s common for a lot of drivers out there to buy their vehicles from dealerships that sell used cars. With a used car, they’ll have transportation from point-A to point-B, but they… Read More


Can You Afford That Big Purchase?

Can You Afford That Big Purchase?

Every day, people across the country spend their hard earned money. The harsh reality is that it’s far easier to spend the money we make than make the money we spend. However, as long as we can manage our spending habits and force ourselves not to buy unnecessary… Read More


Can You Trade in a Vehicle That isn’t Paid off?

Can You Trade in a Vehicle That isn’t Paid off?

If you’re currently looking to trade in your used vehicle for something new, updated or something simply better suited for your lifestyle then you probably have a lot of questions. Equity, negative equity, trade in value and how all of that is calculated can be quite confusing especially if you’ve… Read More


Checking the History of a Used Car

Checking the History of a Used Car

Although having a brand new car is often what most people idealize, it is not always realistic. A brand new car requires a large financial commitment and more often than not good credit. On top of both those hurdles, new cars lose a significant amount of their value as… Read More


Leasing a Car vs. Buying a Car

Leasing a Car vs. Buying a Car

Buying a car is one of the bigger purchases most people will make in their lives. So, it’s a good idea to do a fair amount of research before you decide on which car, and, more importantly, which financing route you’ll be taking. A common dilemma is buying vs. leasing… Read More


Infographic: New Cars vs. Used Cars

Infographic: New Cars vs. Used Cars

For the average adult Canadian a car is not only their main form of transportation, it’s a necessity. Purchasing a “new to you” car is a huge investment, therefore, it’s important that you weigh all your options before you make your final decision. One of the most important, and potentially most difficult… Read More


How to Avoid Car Loan Debt

How to Avoid Car Loan Debt

In recent years the trend towards longer and longer car loans has become more and more popular. It’s the  idea that you’re monthly payments will be more affordable, but in the long run and something that many people do not consider, you’ll be piling on debt you can’t afford. Longer… Read More


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