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outafocus

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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2008 3:33:29 PM

In these uncertain times I am happy that both of my vehicles are paid off. My truck is so old I made the last payment on it twelve years ago. I paid my car off early nearly two years ago. It's nice not to have payments!

If you're making payments, how much longer do you have to go?

[Edited by: outafocus at 12/20/2008 3:35:26 PM EST]
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 7:02:35 PM

Yes
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mrgots2000
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 3:43:54 PM

Yes, I got tired of monthly payments and higher insurance premiums.
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no
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2014 6:30:49 AM

My Accord is but now my wife's brand new 2014 Honda Civic LX has now payments once again.....

Still a great new car to have.......great ride..............
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Yes all 3 of them
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3 of em
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yes I hate car payments
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no,it's a lease.
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YEP,ALL 3 AND THE HOUSE TOO!
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1 of 2
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Yes, both cars
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All 3 of em.
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2014 8:27:33 PM

Paid a long time ago.
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Sneakers55
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2014 7:29:21 PM

Last vehicle I had an interest-paying loan for was in 1992. In 1999, I took a 401(k) loan where you pay the interest back to yourself. In 2005, I sold off a batch of stock; had a mess of capital gains and it kind of messed up my income taxes in that I had to pay $706 in addition to my withholding. In 2011, I sold off a batch of stock; in this case, it was a tax-free return of Roth IRA contributions (can only do that once). In 2012, I bought my vehicle with an insurance check as the previous one was totaled. My saleslady figured out that I paid $600 to drive a Ford Escape Hybrid Limited for just under four months. But they successfully subrogated the other driver and recovered another $500 for me.

Although a friend talked me into cosigning for her KIA. If she doesn't pay for it, I have the other key and I can drive it off. Don't know what I'd do with two vehicles, however.

I'm just happy that my Ford dealer gives free loaners to those who have their vehicle in the shop. They've had mine for over a week. Wonder if they're working off my gripe list (I had three issues) serially instead of in parallel. On the other hand, I get to drive around a 2014 Escape which is a nicer ride than my 2012 Escape. The only bad things about it is the controls are weird and I haven't paired my phone with SYNC. So I get to drive around with my phone ringing.

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Sneakers55
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2014 7:15:23 PM

Last vehicle I had a loan for was in 1992. Although a friend talked me into cosigning for her KIA. If she doesn't pay for it, I have the other key and I can drive it off.
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Message Posted: Aug 3, 2014 8:46:24 AM

all of my vehicles are fully paid for
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