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    Road Trip Checklist

    By Delta Community

    Summer is a great time to take a road trip. Before loading up the car and rolling out of town, there are a few things to check for like fluid levels, tires and more.  Read More

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    Is It Time to Repair or Replace Your Car?

    By Delta Community

    If the cost of car repairs has left a big dent in your savings account, you may be wondering if it’s time to replace your vehicle altogether. Even if you’re dealing with some big repair bills right now, it’s important to take several things into consideration before you decide to outright replace your vehicle. Read More

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    Winterize Your Ride

    By Delta Community

    Winters in metro Atlanta are usually mild … except when they aren’t. Whether it’s blistering hot or 20 degrees below zero, weather at any temperature affects road conditions. Before it gets seriously cold, set yourself up to save money on maintenance and protect your personal safety by making sure your ride is ready for winter. Read More

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    The Great Car Debate: New vs. Used

    By Delta Community

    So your mechanic called and delivered the bad news. The car that got you through high school and college is toast. It had a good run, and the stories it could tell would set your parents’ hair on fire.

    The good news is that you have a job, and after assessing your finances, you realize that you can buy either a new or used car to get you to that job on time. And let’s be honest, there’s nothing like buying your 1st ride! Since this will probably be one of the biggest purchases you’ve ever made, don’t jump the gun and run off to the dealership just yet.  As with all of life’s major decisions, you need to do your research beforehand to fully understand all the options. We sat down with Steve Benise, president of Car Solutions, our auto buying service with access to multiple dealer inventories. Here are the top takeaways from that conversation on NEW vs. USED car-buying. Read More

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    Buying My First Car

    By Delta Community

    A few years ago, I moved to Atlanta and was in the market for a car - not just any car, but my first without my parent’s help! Because I was new to the car-buying process, I went to several dealerships looking for which car I liked best that would fit into my modest budget. Read More

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    "Car-Cloning" or "VIN-Cloning" Scheme

    By Delta Community

    This is a scheme by which thieves steal vehicles without taking the car. The cars are often listed for sale on CraigsList.com. The purchaser is asked for payment by cash, and meets the seller at a public location, such as a mall. When the purchaser takes the title to the State to register the vehicle, it is discovered there is a lien on the vehicle. Read More