Blog Articles

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1. a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that is written in an informal or conversational style.

That’s a good definition but the We Drive blog is a lot more than that. It’s your free guide to everything you want to know, or should know, about all things automotive: advice on cars, help on financing, thoughts on car-buying, and the truth about dealerships and pricing. We Drive is your car-buying solution and these blog articles are a great source of honest information. And if you want to chat more about any automotive or financing topic, we’re just a phone call away. So read away… and then give us a call!

01 DEC

Safe Road Trips for the Single Woman

by Helen Wheels
Administrative Coordinator
We Drive

As a single woman, any time I need or want to take a road trip out of town alone, I never fail to have some anxiety about it. “What if my car breaks down? Do I feel safe to travel alone?” Even though everyone is vulnerable, it still will always be different for a woman.… Read Full Article

15 NOV

Red Flag: My Dealer Won’t Accept My Credit Union Draft

by Ken Frank
Finance Supervisor
We Drive

Over the years I’ve had members attempt to purchase vehicles at dealers that would not accept the draft they received from their credit union. If this happens to you, remember that something may not be quite right about the dealership or the vehicle you want to buy. Sometimes dealers won’t accept a draft because of… Read Full Article

01 NOV

Credit Union Auto Loans Are A Better Deal

by Lloyd Gill
We Florida Financial

Did you ever wonder why car dealers want to have you finance at their dealership? It’s customary in the industry for lenders to pay dealers a fee for these loans, and in some cases dealers are allowed to mark up the rate (APR) and keep the difference. It’s perfectly legal but I bet you didn’t… Read Full Article

21 OCT

Don’t Roll Over

by Ken Frank
Finance Supervisor
We Drive

Especially when it comes to financing your next car, truck or SUV.  The roll over I’m talking about happens when your trade-in is not worth as much money as you owe on your loan.  Here’s why what seems like a quick solution may be the start of your financial downfall. In my years working for… Read Full Article

30 SEP

Helpful Tips For Parents With Teenage Drivers

by Jim Kerin
Director of Sales & Finance
We Drive

Parents are both excited and fearful when their teenagers begin the process of learning to drive.  Having gone through this already with three children I have come up with some tips that might help: If you are giving a vehicle to a child, teach them on the vehicle they will be driving. Do not give… Read Full Article

14 AUG

Shopping for a Vehicle

by Danny Liddell
Auto Advisor / Account Executive
We Drive

So many people think you need months to shop for a vehicle when in reality it only takes one day to buy a vehicle.  Plus when you go to a dealer and say you’re not looking to buy for a month, they are not going to give you their best deal because they look at… Read Full Article