Corvette - yellow body, black top

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People lease cars for various reasons.  Some drivers are capable of writing off their transportation costs at tax time.  There are those who lease to provide themselves with a regular supply of new cars.  Others still simply favour leasing to the hassles of car ownership.

Whatever your rationale for leasing a car, you need to know how to spot a good deal,  and save money on your lease. Read more . . .

Dollar sign over the earth

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Leasing an automobile can leave the average consumer feeling flabbergasted by the mathematical equations that unfold before you.  The very basic process can seem like a numeric undertaking that requires an Einstein-like understanding of figures.  That’s just what the leasing companies would like you to believe.

Many of us shy away from the seemingly complicated equations that determine our monthly lease payments, preferring instead to leave the calculations to the dealer.  It’s actually not that difficult.  Once you have a basic understanding of all the figures in calculating your monthly payments, it can all fall into place very nicely. Read more . . .

Car speakers, batteries

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When you were a kid, there was a neighbourhood mechanic who took care of all your family’s automotive miseries.  Maybe you would tag along with your parents to the corner garage, where spark plugs, fan belts,  and tins of coolant were the extent of the supplies needed to get back on the road.

Today, times have changed, and the automotive supply industry has grown to become one of the world’s most profitable businesses.  Automobile manufacturers are continually under pressure to churn out unique new models.  As a result, the automotive supply industry has grown yearly to keep up with the demand for new parts to fix these new vehicles.  Read more . . .

White car canopy

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When you’re tucking your baby in at night, you want her to be cozy, warm, cozy and safe from harm.  That’s why so many car enthusiasts use car canopies for protection from the elements.

A car canopy is a great way to shield your vehicle, when you just don’t have the room or the money to build a fixed structure.  Car canopies offer security from the elements, including snow, ice, rain,  and harmful UV rays, all of which can cause irreversible damage to your vehicle.  If you’re looking for a cost-effective way to shield your car from the elements, consider a car canopy. Read more . . .

Office space for rent

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One of the first lessons we learn about business is to take the guarantees of your car dealer with a grain of salt. Of course, there are honest sellers who have your best interests at heart, but the sale still reigns utmost with many.  Now that leasing is becoming such a popular option with today’s consumers, the old car dealer scams have taken new shape.

It seems that, these days, there are as many people leasing cars as buying, and with good reason.  Leasing offers Read more . . .