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A car is probably one of the first big purchases you will make, and it can be overwhelming. Should you buy new or used? Pay with cash or take out a loan? The options are endless, and your choice depends largely on how much money you have and what you are looking for.
Everyone's scared of getting a bad deal. And, if you don't know much about cars, then the whole process can be even more daunting. Below, we’ve listed a couple ways can make sure you're not getting the short end of the stick:
Unfortunately, there's no right answer to this issue — it all boils down to your budget and what you need.
Check out Tech CU's Auto Loan calculator to find out how much you can borrow. And, if you need help figuring out what car you want and where to buy it, check out Tech Car Shopper, our free car buying service. Call (855) 760-8860 (9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. PST) or fill out the form and an expert consultant will contact you within one business day.