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Vehicle Manufacturers Are Offering Lease Extensions Due to the Current New Car Shortage
With cars, both new and used, being in short supply, auto manufacturers from Ford to GM are offering lease extensions to those who qualify—here’s how to decide if you’re ready to sign on for a lease extension on your vehicle.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How to Calculate a Car Lease Payment
To calculate a car lease payment, add the depreciation fee and the finance gee, then add sales tax to the sum. Read this guide on calculating a car lease to learn how.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How to Get Someone to Take Over Your Car Payments
If you can no longer afford to pay for your car, here's what you need to know about transferring the payments to someone else.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How to Rent or Lease a Car in Europe
Jetting off to see Italy, France, or other European countries for yourself? Here's how to lease or rent a car in Europe.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How to Prepare a Car For Inspection When Retuning a Lease
When the lease expires on your car, prepare it for a lease inspection by knowing your mileage, keeping it clean, and having photo records. Read this guide on returning a leased car to learn more.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Dave Ramsey Warns Against Paying a Hidden Interest Fee While Leasing a Car
It's no secret that Dave Ramsey isn't a fan of leasing a car. He even points out that there could be a hidden interest rate in your lease agreement.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How to Get an Open-End Car Lease
An open-end car lease isn’t for everyone. If you are going to want to keep the car for many years, though, this may be the way to go.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How Does Leasing a Car Work?
Leasing a car will save you money on short term investments, but it makes more sense to buy a vehicle for a longer period of time.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
What Is Collateral Protection Insurance (CPI)?
Collateral protection insurance (CPI) is usually more expensive than standard car insurance and should be avoided. Here's what you need to know about CPI coverage.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Insuring a Leased Vehicle
This is an overview of what is required to insure a leased vehicle. Learn what types of coverage that you might need, how to get insurance discounts, and more.
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Jerry
Feb 23, 2022
How to Make Money With Your Car
There are several ways to make money with your car, including transportation services, advertising, running errands and leasing it out.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How to Decide Whether to Lease or Buy a Car
Deciding whether to lease or buy a car depends on your financial situation, how much you are willing to pay, and what your desires are.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How to Lease a Car
Mileage restrictions and higher insurance costs are downsides of leasing a car, but access to newer models and smaller monthly payments are perks.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Car Leasing Is About to Get Much More Restrictive
Some car leasing practices have been banned by major car companies.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
You Can Lease a Brand New Nissan Leaf for Less Than $100 a Month
Recent price cuts mean you may be able to lease a brand new Nissan Leaf for just $89 a month. Is this the best value on the EV market?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How to Break a Car Lease
If you need to break a car lease, there are a few techniques that can help you get out of a contract.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
What to Do if You Crash a Leased Car
What happens if you get into an accident in your leased car? How do you report the accident? Will your insurance go up? Here’s all you need to know.
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Jerry
May 03, 2022

All Questions on Car Leasing

Can you buy a car during a divorce filing in Illinois?
My future ex-husband and I both have separate cars, but I want to purchase a new one. Can I do so before the divorce is official? What will be the legal and financial implications?
Sophie Newman
Aug 04, 2021
How much is to lease a BMW 6 Series?
I’m looking into leasing a BMW 6 series, but I’m a little worried about the price. How much would it cost to lease a BMW?
Will Baldwin
Nov 29, 2021
Does breaking your car lease affect your credit rating?
I’m currently leasing my car and I’m kind of over it. I really want a new car, but I’m worried about how terminating my lease early will look. Will my credit score go down?
Pat Roache
Feb 18, 2022
Can you tint the windows on a leased car?
I thinking about leasing my next car but I only ride in absolute style. I also like my privacy and I know that leases usually come with restrictions. Are you able to tint the windows on a leased car?
Pat Roache
Apr 01, 2022
How much does it cost to lease a BMW X3?
I’m in the market for a new car, and I’ve always wanted a BMW. How much would it cost to lease a BMW X3?
Chloe Jenkins
Dec 29, 2021
What happens if you're caught without car insurance in Missouri?
For leasing a new Honda, I'm being asked to purchase insurance. I'm wondering if it's possible to drive without car insurance legally in Missouri, or if only those leasing a car need to purchase it?
Sophie Newman
Aug 03, 2021
How much is a Porsche 911 lease?
How much would I have to pay to lease a Porsche 911? My son really wants to lease one while he’s at college but I’m not sure if it’s within our budget for him or not.
Liz Jenson
Apr 05, 2022
Can I get pre approved for a new Honda Civic?
I want to buy a new Honda Civic, but I want to get pre approved to make sure I can afford it. How do I get pre approval?
Eric Schad
Oct 20, 2021
What is the average monthly car payment?
I’m trying to decide whether I should lease or finance a new car, but I’m not sure what to expect. What do most people pay each month for their car payment on average?
Jason Tushinski
Feb 21, 2022
Can you Turo a leased car?
I leased a car about a month ago. While I can afford the payments, I want to supplement my income by putting it on Turo. That said, I’m not sure if you can Turo a leased car. Is it possible?
Eric Schad
Mar 04, 2022
How do car companies make money on leases?
I’m looking into leasing a car, and I’m curious about how car companies profit off of leases, since it seems like a risky situation. How do they make money from leasing cars?
Matthew Macgugan
Dec 08, 2021
Is a lease better than buying a car?
I was thinking about getting a lease, but my friend told me I should get a car loan instead. Is one better than the other? What are the pros and cons?
Eric Schad
Dec 10, 2021
How do you end a car lease early?
Can I end my car lease early? I think I want to buy a new car, but I'm still stuck in my lease. Is there any way to get out of this?
Joshua Levy
Nov 30, 2021
Is it better to refinance with your current lender?
Will I lose money if I refinance my car loan with a new lender? I think that I could get a better deal if I switch to a new lender, but I’m not sure if that’s a good idea or not.
Liz Jenson
Feb 15, 2022
How much is it to lease a Tesla Model S?
I like Teslas, but I can’t afford them outright. I'd like to test one to see if I actually want to commit. How much would it be to lease a Tesla Model S?
Lauren Smith
Oct 12, 2021
Can you buy a new car mid-divorce in Wisconsin?
My car, which is registered in my name, just broke down, and I need to purchase a new vehicle. The problem is that my divorce is not finalized. Can I take out a loan to buy a car before then?
Sophie Newman
Aug 04, 2021
Can you lease a certified pre-owned car?
Would I be allowed to lease a certified pre-owned car, or do I have to buy it outright? I can’t afford most of the pre-owned cars unless I lease instead of buying them, but I would love to get a cheaper car if possible.
Liz Jenson
Feb 15, 2022
Is there a difference between having car insurance and a warranty?
Do I need to purchase car insurance? When I leased my vehicle, they said I had a two-year warranty.
Sophie Newman
Sep 15, 2021
How can I lease a new car with bad credit?
I don’t have a great credit history, but my old junker car finally died on me and I need something reliable to get around. How can I lease a new car with bad credit?
Chloe Jenkins
Dec 01, 2021
How do you lease a BMW with bad credit?
Will I still be able to lease a BMW if I have a bad credit score? I fell in love with a BMW already, and I can definitely afford to lease the car, but I’m still recovering from when I tanked my credit about a year ago.
Liz Jenson
Feb 15, 2022
How do I switch my insurance from one car to another?
I'm going to trade in my lease in a few days, and I want to switch my car insurance from this car to my new one. How do I do this?
Matthew Macgugan
Oct 25, 2021
How does interest work on a car loan?
How do you calculate interest on a car loan? I've been doing some research to try to figure out what kinds of cars I can afford, but loans are confusing. I'm not really sure how car loan interest works when you finance a car.
Eric Schad
Sep 09, 2021
Can you tell me how to lease a car without good credit?
My credit score is not so hot, but I need a new car to get to work. How can I lease a car without credit?
Matthew Macgugan
Dec 03, 2021
How does leasing a car affect credit?
I've been working on rebuilding my credit for the past year. My car is on its way out, so I'd like to start leasing one. How will leasing a car affect my credit?
Emily Maracle
Nov 18, 2021
What's a cheaper option, leasing or buying a used car?
My vehicle was totaled and I received a pay out of $9,000. I'm facing financial hardship and can't spend more than that. Does it make more sense to lease or buy a used car?
Emily Maracle
Oct 08, 2021
Can you smoke in a leased car?
I’m planning to lease a car for a long work trip this spring, but I might trade it back in after the trip. I love to smoke while I drive, but I don’t want to get in trouble if I decide to return the car. Are you allowed to smoke in leased cars?
Liz Jenson
Feb 21, 2022
What percentage of people lease cars instead of buying?
Several of my friends have talked about how much they prefer leasing over buying a car, but I'm not sure if this is the right decision for me, or how many people on a larger scale are leasing vehicles. How many Americans lease cars?
Eric Schad
Nov 04, 2021
Is leasing a Tesla worth it?
I’m going to be living on the west coast for a couple of years while I work on a project and I’m considering leasing a Tesla while I’m there. Are Tesla leases worth it? They’re such expensive cars but I’m sure that I’ll save money on gas.
Liz Jenson
Mar 07, 2022
How much is it to lease a BMW X5?
I’m looking into leasing. I’ve never leased a car before, so I have no idea how expensive it is. How much does leasing a BMW X5 cost?
Jessa Claeys
Oct 14, 2021
Does driving for Uber violate a car lease?
I want to drive for Uber, but I have a leased car. I’m not sure if this is a possibility due to the lease, but I’m hopeful. Will driving for Uber violate my car lease?
Eric Schad
Mar 16, 2022

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