Category Archives: Autos

Housing Crisis Swamps Auto Industry

From the New York Times: The auto industry is getting sideswiped by the housing crisis. Auto lenders and banks, closing their wallets, have prevented hundreds of thousands of consumers from getting the financing for a car. Not only is the … Continue reading

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Refinancing Your Auto Loan

Why bother? For the same reason people refinance their home loans — lower interest rates. If your savings in lower rates outweigh the fees of a refinance, then it is a good deal. Here’s an essay by Mark Warne: Many … Continue reading

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Burst Credit Bubble Bumming U.S. Economy

Neil Irwin writes for the Washington Post about what’s going wrong with the economy. How do I count the ways? Is there anything good going on? Not much. Here’s what’s wrong: Retail sales plummeting. The dollar at a new low … Continue reading

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Is It Time To Refinance Your Auto Loan?

From Best Syndication: With interest rates near all time lows for the last several years, many people have been refinancing their mortgages, lowering their mortgage interest rates and monthly payments. It is also possible to save a lot of money … Continue reading

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