Money Zone: Buying or Leasing a Car

Women influence the purchase of 85 percent of all new cars and trucks sold in the United States today and automakers spend millions of dollars annually in marketing targeted specifically to women. So why do we feel so uncomfortable in dealerships? Women who are otherwise empowered when carrying out professional, personal and civic duties are uneasy about entering an auto showroom. You can get more comfortable by being prepared. We’ve laid out the advantages and disadvantages of leasing over buying and provided a handy worksheet.

Buying or Leasing a Car: Member Guide

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Lots of us love to shop-but how many of us love to shop for cars? A show of hands, please. Do I see even one lone hand out there? Buying a car is still not one of life’s enjoyable experiences-after all, who wants to haggle with car salespeople? Well, there are lots of ways to […]

Buying or Leasing a Car: To Lease or Not to Lease

If you are in the market for a new car, you may have been tempted by offers of “low, low monthly payments” if you lease. Leasing has its advantages: With a lease, you can expect to make little or no down payment and make lower monthly payments. At the end of the lease period, you […]