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Lease Excess Wear Waiver

by Admin on September 20, 2013

When it comes to deciding how to purchase your new vehicle, there are a number of factors that play into that decision. What is my payment?, Can I afford it?, What will it cost over the term?, What is the interest rate and What other costs will I incur? Buying a new car shouldn’t be painful and complicated. Your sales associate and your Finance Manager should be able to present you with all the appropriate information to answer questions like the ones mentioned and more.

One way that your Finance Manager can assist you is by discussing your lease end options before your lease commences. This gives you all the available options to make an informed decision and decide if a lease is in fact the best option to pursue. [click to continue…]


Women these days think that they will have a rough time when they walk into a dealership. They just can’t, won’t or don’t want to deal with car buying hassel because of an experience they have had, or heard about.

My experience happened when I was 18. I was absolutely ecstatic over the potential to buy a “new to me” pre-owned car. My bed side table was filled with weeks of autoTRADER magazines and lemon-aide books; I wanted to make sure that I did my research. I had no idea what I wanted. Something with 4 doors, a steering wheel, manual transmission, and any color of the rainbow or all of them in some cases. My boyfriend at the time and I went to dealerships to look at a couple of potentials. When we got there we were promptly approached by a gentleman who was more than happy to help us out and by “us” I mean my boyfriend. [click to continue…]


A vehicle is a depreciating asset, a product that will never be worth what you paid for it. There are some of us that spend countless hours fussing over every little detail on our cars, from cleaning it, to the door dings, dents, interior conditioning and alloy wheel repair. While others will say that their vehicle is merely a means of transportation. Whoever you are and however you look at your car the simple fact remains, everyone wants to get the most for their vehicles when they sell it, and those of us buying the vehicles want the best value for our dollar. [click to continue…]


VW Wear Protection and SmartWear

by Admin on May 1, 2013

Let’s face the reality that life happens to our vehicles. From the 30 minute twice a day drive to work in rain, snow and sleet, to families and friends, our fur families, and those inconsiderate people that don’t respect our personal property, we use our vehicles. The majority of people rely on their vehicles to get them to work and all the activities in between.


How to be a woman in a man’s world

by Admin on March 27, 2013

Where does one start when it comes to talking about woman in the car business? What the common perception that people have about us is that we are we weak, emotional, easily influenced and there is a general idea that you could get a better deal from a woman opposed to a man. Is this because society assumes that we don’t know what we are talking about? [click to continue…]


Securing Car Insurance

by Admin on March 15, 2013

I’m here to talk to you today about the importance of protecting your major investments with insurance, and knowing what’s available and what kind of protection you need. [click to continue…]


Lease vs. Finance vs. Cash

by Admin on March 8, 2013

When it comes to buying a vehicle these days there are several options to choose from. You can lease, finance or pay cash. But what do these options mean to you the consumer? Which option is best suited to your needs? There is usually one option that makes more sense for your current situation and for your future plans. As your Finance Manager it is my job to help you figure that out, to present you with all the options so you can make an informed decision.

Let’s start with finance, the most popular choice. This is the most popular choice because more people know what it is and how it works. As a representative of 9 different financial institutions I can tell you that there are a multitude of terms, amortizations, interest rates and payment plans to help almost anyone with good or bad credit obtain a vehicle. [click to continue…]


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