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 SEP

GAP Insurance – a Lesson Learned

by Jodi Lyon
Finance Advisor
We Drive

Guaranteed Asset Protection (GAP) is when you owe more on your vehicle than it is valued at.  If your purchase a vehicle and have little or no money down, you risk the chance of being upside down at some point in time.  If you purchase a vehicle for $25,000 and a year or two later… Read Full Article

15 AUG

My Wife’s Observation of Going to a Dealership

by Danny Liddell
Auto Advisor
We Drive

My wife recently told me, "When I go to a car dealership I wonder if I can trust the dealership and its staff.  I wonder are they going to sell me the car of my dreams or are they just trying to make a sale.  How do I even know what they are saying about… Read Full Article

31 JUL

Are You Receiving Warranty Offers in the Mail? DON’T GET FOOLED!

by Ken Frank
Finance Supervisor
We Drive

Every week I receive calls from credit union members about extended warranty offers they receive in the mail. People receive these unsolicited mail offers usually shortly after they buy a car or when they renew their registrations. The companies behind these offers use the state DMV information that is available to the public to create… Read Full Article

15 JUL

Misconception #1…Vehicle Pricing

by Donna Acosta
Auto Advisor
We Drive

I’ve been in the automotive industry for the past 10 years. I started with the Chevrolet family and I’ve been with We Drive since the beginning, putting the We Drive team together. One of the biggest misconceptions in the car-buying industry is how expensive vehicles really are. The average price for a new car is… Read Full Article

03 JUL

Do I Need To Get My Vehicle Appraised?

by Ashley Eisenband
Business Development Manager
We Drive

First thing's first, what is an appraisal and why does my vehicle need it?  Well, if you are looking to get out of a vehicle you either own free and clear or have a loan on, appraisals are the best way to determine how much your vehicle is worth.  Appraisals help insurance companies determine a… Read Full Article

15 JUN

Reasons Not to Purchase from Buy-Here/Pay-Here Dealerships

by Tujuana Lee
Finance Advisor
We Drive

Buy Here/Pay Here dealerships help those individuals with bad credit or those in need of a car right away. What’s important to know is that these type dealerships are there to make as much money as they can off your financing. Selling used cars is how they make their money on high interest loans. Some… Read Full Article