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Just before you receive the keys to that new ride you've just agreed to buy, you'll get the rundown on some fees and services that will cost extra. Here's what to expect.
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This step will put you in the catbird seat when you're financing the purchase of a new or used car. Otherwise you could be getting ripped off.
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You will have trouble getting a mortgage or personal loan if you have bad credit. But can you get a car loan? You bet.
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