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midorishonen
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Message Posted: May 26, 2014 12:19:48 AM

I got my first financed vehicle and turns out they got me on the interest! oh well.
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cltncguy
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2014 1:07:21 AM

yes
Baron62nd
Champion Author Illinois

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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2014 12:27:41 AM

Very fairly financed, I paid for it before we drove it off the lot, and the one before that, and the two before that.
chocolateflash
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2014 6:38:11 PM

Paid cash, No financing from here.
Gabilondo
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2014 1:46:37 PM

yes
nraacct
Champion Author North Carolina

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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2014 1:34:42 PM

Absolutely!! Paid cash for it.
Tucsonhomes
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2014 12:34:10 PM

Yes
taxguy
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2014 10:37:58 AM

Some auto dealers are offering 0% or near 0% financing.
Rudolf_Golf
Sophomore Author Columbus

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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2014 9:49:55 PM

Yes but at 2.9% so I can see the balance actually move downwards each month.
chocolateflash
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2014 12:22:35 AM

Paid cash. Don't let the SOBs have anything extra.
Treasurehuntxxx
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2014 11:09:23 PM

yes
gator2002
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2014 10:18:46 PM

Yes
deant99
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2014 9:56:22 PM

Paid cash
nichols
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Message Posted: May 31, 2014 12:26:34 PM

you didn't know the interest rate ?
Sneakers55
Champion Author Houston

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Message Posted: May 26, 2014 1:58:58 PM

On May 25, 2014 11:19:48 PM, midorishonen wrote:

>I got my first financed vehicle and turns out they got me on the interest!

I had one case where they got me on the interest. I turned around, made one payment, and then refinanced with my friendly local credit union. Didn't make my payments go down, but I cut nearly a year off of the payment schedule. And then I started working a lot of overtime and I paid the vehicle off in fourteen months. And the vehicle was a Detroit piece of junk to boot! Traded it in four years later on a Nissan.

After that, I financed my vehicles through 401(k) loans where I paid the interest back to myself. They had the interest rate set at the prime rate, which is about what I was able to earn through the stable value fund.

After I retired, I bought my first vehicle with a Roth IRA tax-free withdrawal (can only do that once). That vehicle got totaled three and a half months later and I went out and bought its replacement with the check from my insurance company (they paid off under my collision coverage, then went and sued the other driver for what they paid out on my claim and my collision deductible). The accident happened in 2011, but I didn't get the collision deductible back until earlier this month. My saleslady said that it only cost me $600 to drive the vehicle for three and a half months, but now you can make that $100!



[Edited by: Sneakers55 at 5/26/2014 2:07:18 PM EST]
LonghornBubba
Champion Author Houston

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Message Posted: May 26, 2014 11:17:01 AM

1.7 which I think was high.
marcelpr
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Message Posted: May 26, 2014 10:50:40 AM

0.0% for 60 months from Toyota (one reason I'm driving a Camry, and not an Accord)
Baron62nd
Champion Author Illinois

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Message Posted: May 26, 2014 10:06:24 AM

Yes, for the last 5 vehicles I wrote a check and so it was paid for before I drove it away.
Bad_Petroleum
Champion Author Miami

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Message Posted: May 26, 2014 8:00:25 AM

NOTHING is ever financed fairly, unless it's 0% Interest.

[Edited by: Bad_Petroleum at 5/26/2014 8:00:34 AM EST]
jes
Champion Author Pennsylvania

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Message Posted: May 26, 2014 7:48:06 AM

Paid cash.
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