Smart Strategies for Buying a Car ft.

Car Buying

Join our #CreditChat on  Twitter on Wednesday, May 23rd, at 3 p.m ET. Are you in the market for a new car? In this week’s #CreditChat ft. we shared best practices and smart tips for scoring your perfect car.

The panel will include: Cars.comRod Griffin: Director of Public Education at Experian; and Christina Roman: Social Media Specialist at Experian.

We also featured financial tips all week on Snapchat.

Questions We Discussed:

  • Q1: What is the best way to research a vehicle?
  • Q2: How can people find out what kind of car they can afford?
  • Q3: What are some tips for comparing vehicles?
  • Q4: What should people look for during a test drive?
  • Q5: What financial information should you have ready to go before heading to the dealership?
  • Q6: What are the challenges that come with getting a car loan?
  • Q7: Is it better to buy or lease a car?
  • Q8: What should people know about extended warranties?
  • Q9: Gas prices are at recent highs, what’s the number one thing people should remember when it comes to MPG? #CreditChat
  • Q10: What’s the most important thing to remember while car shopping?


If you’ve never heard about #CreditChat, here is a brief overview:

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