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The Shabana Motors Auto Blog

Should You Cosign on Your Used Car Loan?

Posted on Wed, Apr 26, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

Buying a car is an exciting prospect, but for some, it’s not always easy. There are a few situations that make lenders wary, and it may mean you are unable to get a loan. Some of these situations including being someone with no credit or bad credit, or not having a steady, provable source of income. Another scenario that gives lenders pause is people who are self-employed. If you’re finding that you aren’t able to get a loan, or that the rate on the loan is too high, there is another option.

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Tags: Car Purchase

3 Reasons to Get a Warranty on Your Used Car

Posted on Wed, Apr 19, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

Warranties are tricky things, and often something consumers don’t fully understand. They get that a warranty can be a good thing—but they’re not always sure what it covers, and how to get things “fixed” when it’s under warranty.

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Prepping Your Used Car for a Spring Break Trip

Posted on Wed, Apr 12, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

Spring Break inspires images of vacation, warm weather, beautiful beaches and good times. However, not everyone has the ability to fly to their destination—in many cases Spring Break becomes the ultimate road trip as well. Most people have vehicles that aren’t a few months old. In fact, most people have cars that are much older than that, which makes it important to do some prep work before you take your ride on a long distance excursion. There are several things you can do to get the best mileage, keep your car running its best, and make your trip a little safer.

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Celebrity Rides: Lil Wayne

Posted on Wed, Apr 05, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

Lil Wayne (or Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.) may be small in stature at 5’5”, but he is big in personality, and in his love for cars. Although Lil Wayne is no stranger to controversy, or run-ins with the law, he still works to give back through his nonprofit, One Family. A complex character, Lil Wayne often surprises and fascinates. The same can be said about his car collection—it offers a diverse mix of rides that leaves you wanting to see what he’ll purchase next.

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The Most Reliable Used Cars for Your Family

Posted on Wed, Mar 29, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

For families, cars are an essential part of life. With school, activities, social events and any other number of outings, being able to get from one place to another is very important. It’s also well-known that both kids and cars aren’t exactly cheap, so it’s helpful when you can find ways to cut back on expenses wherever possible. One place you can easily save is on your vehicle purchase. Used cars often have a reduced price, and when you find the right one, also have the reliability and longevity you need.

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Financing Your First Car: What You Need to Know

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

Buying your first car is an exciting prospect. There is so much out there to choose from, and each vehicle has its own appeal. But before you get wrapped up in what you’re going to buy, it’s more important to address how you’re going to buy it. In other words, how are you going to pay for a car?

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Tips to Save Time at the Used Car Dealership

Posted on Wed, Mar 15, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

Time is one of our most precious commodities these days, and whenever you can save a little, it makes life a bit easier. Often, buying a car takes up a good portion of your day. But if you plan ahead, you can save time at the dealership.

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How to Get the Most from Your Tax Return (And Get the Car of Your Dreams)

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

Tax time brings many a feeling of dread, and yet, it can also be an opportunity to score an extra chunk of money. For some, that amount is the needed down payment for the car of their dreams, which is why this year you should look at all the ways you may be able to maximize your returns.

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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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