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!

16 JUN

Are All Trucks Bad on Gas?

by Danny Liddell
Auto Advisor / Account Executive
We Drive

So you need a truck but you’ve heard that they’re the worst on gas.  Well I’m here to let you know trucks can get good gas mileage.  If you need a truck for moving equipment or even towing, there are many great options now.  A lot of trucks come with a v-6 engine if you… Read Full Article

01 JUN

On The Road Again – Road Trip Advice

by David Salcedo
Finance Advisor / Auto Advisor
We Drive

Have you found yourself traveling alone on a long road trip?  I have.  I have some great tips that can make it pleasant and not boring. The first thing I do is prepare my car and have it all checked out to make sure I get to my destination safely.  In order to make your… Read Full Article

15 MAY

Reasons You Shouldn’t Hang Onto That Old Car

by Jennifer Burns
Director of Organizational Performance & Strategy
We Florida Financial

Anyone who knows me will never believe it was my idea to write this post.  I drove my 2002 Volkswagen Jetta through many years of hot Florida summers and long past its prime.  When I finally broke down to get another car (you guess it – another Jetta), parting was bittersweet.  Though that first Jetta… Read Full Article

01 MAY

Car Buying: Wants vs. Needs

by Danny Liddell
Auto Advisor / Account Executive
We Drive

When buying a vehicle on a budget it is very important to weigh out Wants vs. Needs.  Most people want the newest, coolest car but don’t consider their needs - budget, maintenance, and daily life outside of driving.  Things are not getting any cheaper.  So when going to buy a vehicle, especially when you are… Read Full Article

15 APR

Don’t Let the Cost of Gas Break Your Wallet

by Ken Frank
Finance Supervisor
We Drive

In my years of auto lending, I’ve noticed that people sometimes don’t consider the operating expenses of the vehicle they want to purchase.  It’s not only the miles per gallon that can put your budget out of whack!  Many people purchase high performance and luxury vehicles that require the use of 93 octane premium fuel. … Read Full Article

01 APR

Choosing a Family Car

by Jessica Javens-Skinner
Sales Manager
We Florida Financial

I am a mother of four children under the age of 13 who drives a 7-seater crossover to my full-time job every day.  My life is full and hectic.  So in the middle of a million other things, my husband and I needed to find our next family vehicle.  We needed one that is reliable… Read Full Article