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Young man buying used car on car lotWe Americans love our cars. That’s why it may surprise you that we are purchasing fewer cars than we ever have in recent history. According to recent reports, the average lifespan of an American automobile is about 11 years. This is much higher than in the 1990’s when we were trading in our old wheels for new ones after owning them for around 8 years. So why is the average length of car ownership at an all-time high? Are we just getting more sentimental about our vehicles?

dodge avengerFinding the best used car for your lifestyle does not have to be painful or boring. In fact, car shopping is a fun experience where you end up with the perfect ride for your lifestyle. Here is a list of the top 10 used cars based on various lifestyles:

10. 2008 Chevrolet Uplander
Ah, the mini-van! This is a fan favorite for soccer mom’s nationwide. The Uplander is the ideal used car for those who are in the market for an entry-level mini van that looks sporty and is functional but does not break the bank. With room for 6-8 passengers, depending on the trim level, it also provides comfort features like the MP3 player, optional rear seat entertainment and dual zone climate control. This mini-van is ideal for any family who spends a lot of time hauling a lot of kids and all the [...]

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woman driving used carWhen you need a car without having the credit to get it on your own, you may think about finding a co-signer to help. However, you shouldn’t just pick anyone. It needs to be an important decision.
Here are some things to consider when choosing a co-signer for your car.

financing a used carBuying a car can be confusing. First, you have to find the perfect car for you, but that is only the beginning. You have to figure out how you are going to pay for it. Most people are unable to buy a car outright so they have to find a loan to cover the cost. However, each loan is different so it is important to ask the right questions before you sign the dotted line!

Here are some questions you should ask before financing your used car.

credit score word cloudBuying a car can be stressful. It can take a lot of shopping to find the perfect one for you! Then, finding the right way to finance it can be hard, especially with bad or poor credit. The good news is that you can improve your score with your new car!

Here are some ways to get better credit by financing a used car.

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