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Celebrity Rides: Nelly

Posted on Wed, Mar 01, 2017 @ 07:30 AM

Cornell Iral Haynes, Jr (aka Nelly), is a hip-hip superstar with a remarkably long career under his belt. Not only does Nelly continue to stay valid and produce new music, he has found other outlets for income, like his own Nike shoes, poker tournaments and advertisements. That said, he also manages to give back, and even has his own charitable foundation. In addition to his good deeds, he isn’t without trouble, but as he works out his issues, he continues to make time for his music and one of his other loves, cars.

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Used Cars That Look Luxurious

Posted on Wed, Feb 22, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

It’s true that a car is primarily for getting you, your friends and your family to and from destinations. It’s an essential tool for commuting to work, and can also provide you with a way to travel and explore new places. That said, it’s also nice when your car elevates your appearance.

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Used Car Buying Tips for Retirees

Posted on Wed, Feb 15, 2017 @ 07:30 AM

Today’s retirees are living longer, which means their finances have to stretch further. Compounded with the rising costs in senior care and housing, it means making informed, careful decisions with each dollar is essential. Just because a retiree isn’t going to work doesn’t mean they don’t need in a car. In fact, the happiest retirees are those that stay active and social. If you are recently retired, here are a few tips on everything you need to know about buying a car.

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Money Mistakes that Could Affect Your Credit

Posted on Wed, Feb 08, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

Our culture is all about having it, and having it now—however, that’s an easy way to dig yourself into a large hole. Debt is a part of the American lifestyle. In many ways, it’s not bad, unless you allow it to get out of control. When debt is used wisely, you can improve your financial outlook and get the things you want in a reasonable amount of time. But the question becomes: What are the biggest financial mistakes you can make, and how do you keep your debt from spiraling out of control and having it affect your credit?

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Celebrity Rides: Fabolous

Posted on Wed, Feb 01, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

John David Jackson is not a name that necessarily stands out in a crowd, but “Fabolous” is certainly an attention grabber. That’s probably why John, aka Fabolous, created his well-known stage name. Fabolous is a rapper with a long history in the industry—he’s earned awards, appeared in television and movies, and has steadily released albums since 2001. Fabolous also happens to love cars, and with a net worth in the multi-millions, he can afford to indulge his habit. Here are just a few of the rides he’s owned at one time or another, or been seen with.

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Tackling Bad Credit in 2017

Posted on Wed, Jan 25, 2017 @ 07:30 AM

Each year, one of the top New Year resolutions is to battle debt and get out of the hole many Americans dig themselves into. Today’s society encourages borrowing and spending, which can lead to a grim financial state. In fact, this holiday season showed an 11 billion dollar increase in credit card debt. And worse, studies have shown a debt-stress connection, which means that debt not only affects your ability to support yourself, but also creates negative feelings, anxiety and stress.

It can be hard to separate yourself from the masses and make the decision to live in a different ways, but living debt free can vastly improve your quality of life. So why not make 2017 your year to make it happen—to be free of the debt and stress? If you’re ready to tackle bad credit, here’s how to start!

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2017 Tax Tips to Save for Your Car Downpayment

Posted on Wed, Jan 18, 2017 @ 07:30 AM

Although taxes are a stress for many, there are some positives to getting them done. If you are one of many getting money back this year, think of it as an excellent opportunity to get something you really want—a car. One of the biggest car-buying blocks for people is not having the down payment needed to walk into a dealership and get financed. Your return may just be the amount you need, or get you closer to your down payment goal. And what if there were a way to increase that amount? If you have a W-2 ready to go, why not get that refund sooner than later so you can buy your next car.

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4 Reasons a Used Car is Perfect for 2017

Posted on Wed, Jan 11, 2017 @ 07:30 AM

For many, the thought of buying a used car doesn’t cross their mind. They have visions of used car lots offering lemons or Grandpa Bob’s old Plymouth that won’t make it through the year. They believe in the myth that used cars are not as good as new ones. In reality, used cars have a lot to offer drivers—and there are some incredible deals and vehicles available to buyers. Those who have  discovered the perks of buying used tend to stick with the habit, and they don’t miss that new car smell. Before you start looking at cars, used or new, here are four reasons a used car is perfect in 2017

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Start Your New Year Right with 10K in Your Pocket

Posted on Mon, Jan 09, 2017 @ 08:00 AM

At Shabana, we're always feeling generous.

That's why we're giving away $10,000 to get the New Year started off right! 

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Celebrity Rides: Johnny Manziel

Posted on Wed, Jan 04, 2017 @ 03:00 PM

It’s no secret that Johnny Manziel is the bad boy of the NFL. Whenever his name pops up in media outlets, people wait to see what he’s done now. From drunken displays of aggression to nonstop trouble in his NFL career, this 24-year-old former Heisman award winner from Tyler, Texas has become the poster child of outlandish behavior. That said, there are some other facets to Manziel’s personality. This one-time golden boy does have some redeeming qualities—and one of them is his choice in cars.

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