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Top Cars for Families

It’s September and with that comes back-to-school, back-to-activities and back-to-the-car pool. Is your family car up to the task? Family Car… each family may have a different definition of what makes the perfect family car. Is it a mini-van? A top-of-the-line with seating for 8 SUV? A car with excellent gas mileage for all the car pooling? We’ve taken a look at reviews and ‘best-of’ lists to compile Top Cars by Categories for your family’s needs. Edmonds & Parents’ Magazine – Top Family Cars List Kelley Blue Book – Best Family Cars of 2016 Car & Driver – Best New
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When is the Best Time To Buy A Used Car

When is the Best Time to Buy a Used Car When you’re in the market for a used car, there are a variety of factors to consider. Ultimately, you want the right car at the right price. Many believe there is a right and wrong time to buy a used car; however, the most important thing to consider is when it is the right time purchase a car from a financial standpoint.  At Great Rate Car Loans we work with people in many different financial situations so they can get the right car, at the right price, when they need
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How Much Will Your New Car Cost?

When you are buying and financing a new or used car, there’s more to the cost of driving than simply your car payment and insurance. CAA Offers a Driving Costs Calculator to help you budget the cost of driving your new car. For instance, in BC CAA estimates it will cost approximately $0.43 per km to drive a Honda Civic. $8677 per year based on 20,000 km. They estimate a cost of $1,755 in fuel, $1,552 in insurance, $43 for license and registration, and $5,370 in depreciation and maintenance. How Much Will Your New Car Cost? Car Payment – At
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Credit Score Tips and Tricks

Everyday we get asked by our clients: “How is my credit score calculated?” and “How do I improve my credit score?” To assist our clients and the thousands of people asking the same question, we have created a blog that will be continually updated with tips, tricks and answers to the questions you have about your credit score. Everyday we help people with all different levels of credit scores get into the car of their dreams. We can help you too, contact us or call today: 780-410-7755! Want weekly tips to improve your credit? Be sure to check back next week.
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Improve Your Credit Score

Did you know some of the things you might do thinking you are boosting your credit score may actually negatively affect your score? Here are 4 Factors to Try and Avoid Doing if You Are Trying to Improve Your Credit Score: Paying Off Installment Accounts Too Soon – Financially, it might make sense for you to try and pay off a loan that stipulates you make monthly payments over a set term before the term is complete. However, doing so does not help you build up your credit history. It is more important you make your monthly payments on-time until the loan is fully paid
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How Your Credit Score Is Calculated

If you’re in the market for a car loan, it’s important you understand how your credit score is calculated. Here at GreatRateCarLoans.com, we have a proven record of providing car loans to people regardless of credit score. Here are 4 Factors That Contribute to Your Credit Score: Your Payment History Creditors want to know if you will be able to pay them back. If you have a history of missing payments, this will negatively impact your credit score in a significant way. How Much You Owe If a creditor sees you have a lot of debt and are applying for additional
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