Keeping up with your car leasing payments

If you have a car on finance or are leasing it then it is important to keep up with your regular payments. When a car is leased or financed to you, you do not own the vehicle (in the case of finance, you will own it when it is paid for in full). This means that if you fall behind with any payments then the company has the right to come and take the car away from you. This may n...
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Looking after and maintaining your vehicle

If you own a car or a van then you need to ensure that you keep up with the maintenance on it. Many issues arise from vehicles that have not properly been maintained and sometimes these issues could have been avoided or at least lessened had they of been picked up earlier. Each car is given a service schedule dependant on the make, model and engine. This service schedule wil...
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Before you drive away with your rental car

If the thought of driving a rental car sends shivers down you spine and brings you out in a cold sweat, then fear not, for this list of simple ideas aims to soothe your furrowed brow and wrap you in a nice warm 'new car' scented blanket. My biggest fear concerning renting a car is driving off the forecourt in plain sight of all the rental staff, who I imagine are all immaculat...
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Finding the right car rental company

If you need to rent a car then you will often have a choice of where you want to hire it from. There are a number of chain and independent rental companies on the market and they all offer different prices for rental as well as different terms. When renting a car, you will end up paying a higher daily amount than having one on finance for example, but the beauty is that you ...
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Selling a car to family or friends

If you are trying to sell your car then you may have a family member or friend ask you about buying it. This can be very awkward as you may be selling it thinking that it will soon need a bit of money spent on it, or maybe you need a bigger car but have not really maintained the previous one all that well. You will need to be honest with them and tell them of any known fault...
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