Blog Rewind - Cars

By Cyprus Credit Union | Nov 1, 2021 8:02:00 AM

Buying a car? These blog posts can help you prepare for choosing, buying, financing, and owning a new vehicle.

 

How To: Pick a Car

When it’s time to buy a new car, you may feel a little overwhelmed with all of the options available out there. Here are some tips on how to make the car selection process a little easier.

 

How To: Buy a New Car

You've decided to purchase a new car, or maybe it’s just finally time to update that one you’ve had since college. While the process of selecting a new vehicle is an exciting one, it can also be a little stressful, or even daunting. Here are 5 tips to help make the experience a little simpler.

 

Financing Your First Car

Buying your first car is a big step towards independence and adulthood. However, it can be difficult to get a loan when you’re just starting to build your credit history or you haven’t been working for very long. At Cyprus, not only will we help guide you as you purchase your first vehicle, we’ll also help you establish positive credit along the way.

 

5 Common Car-buying Mistakes

Buying a vehicle can be a stressful experience. However, that doesn't mean you should take shortcuts to help shorten the process. Here is a list of some of the most common mistakes that even the most seasoned of pros can make when it comes to purchasing a vehicle.

 

Costs of New vs. Used Cars

There’s nothing quite like your brand-new ride having the latest technology, a modern design, a clean interior, and zero maintenance issues. But is buying a used car the more responsible thing to do moneywise? This, of course, depends on your individual financial situation. Both new and used vehicles have advantages and disadvantages when it comes to cost. Let’s take a look at some of them.

 

Buying a Salvage Title Car

During the car-buying process, you may see cars listed for sale that are marked as being salvage or a branded title. What exactly does this mean and why do some people still choose to purchase them? Here is an explanation of what a salvage title is as well as some of the pros and cons to buying one.

 

Types of Car Insurance Coverage

At least some type of auto insurance is required in every state. However, the amount you’ll need also depends on your individual needs. Here are the types of auto coverage options that are available to you.

 

The Costs of Car Ownership

When you first buy a car, you know you have a monthly payment and insurance, but have you thought of all the additional expenses that come along with a new vehicle? Here are just some of the costs associated with a car that you may not consider when you first drive off the lot.

 

Repair or Replace: Car Edition

You’ve been driving the same car around for a while now. It’s been a reliable car, taking you to and from work and more road trips than you can count. However, you’ve noticed recently that breakdowns and repairs are happening more and more frequently. The real question is: Do you continue to fix this car or is it time to invest in a new vehicle?

 

How To: Refinance Your Car Loan

You've decided you'd like to learn more about how to refinance your car loan. While there may be several pros involved with refinancing, there are some things you'll need to consider to make sure it's most beneficial for you.

Topics: auto, auto loans, buying a vehicle, cars, vehicles, auto insurance, car loan, used cars