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Why you should (almost) never lease a car

A car lease gives you a brand new car for a low monthly payment; what’s not to like? For most people, the only benefit of leasing is driving a bright and shiny new car. With a lease, you’ll never be able to truly own your car, so your payments may not ever pay off. Here are more of the advantages of buying over leasing.

Why is a payday loan a bad idea?

A payday loan is a very short-term loan that comes with easy approvals — but also outrageous APRs (we’re talking like 300% or more). While they may seem like the only option in a financial emergency if you have poor credit and no savings, their sky-high interest rates mean they typically do more harm than good.

What does being a cosigner really mean?

When a family member, spouse, or friend doesn’t have a high enough credit score to take out a loan, cosigning for them is one of the only ways they’ll be able to take out the loan. But cosigning comes with a price.