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Buying a Used Car Checklist
Buying a used car can be difficult to navigate. To ease this burden, we’ve created the ultimate checklist to ensure your car shopping experience is as simple as possible.
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Smart Car Shoppers Know What They Can Afford
There's a vehicle out there for you within your budget. Factor in these key areas that affect the real price tag of your next vehicle.
Getting the Most From Your Trade-In
You’ve been out shopping for your next car and know exactly what you want. You’ve already decided to trade in your car to a dealer to act as a down payment or save you the hassle of selling it yourself. There are a few things to consider before you even start the trade-in process.
Which Comes First, Financing or Finding your Dream Car?
Be ready to purchase your dream car when you find it and be able to afford it by following these crucial steps.
Download "Ready to Buy Your Car"
Three Types of Auto Financing
Know the ins and outs of each type of auto financing before you walk onto a dealership’s showroom floor.
How much will this really cost?
Explore these calculators to see your monthly payments and determine which offers you should jump on.
Guaranteed Asset Protection
Give yourself peace of mind by protecting your vehicle purchase. Guaranteed Asset Protection (GAP) helps you if your vehicle is totaled or stolen and your loan amount exceeds the vehicle value. Benefits include:
- Up to $50,000 of coverage
- Up to $1,000 vehicle insurance deductible
- Add this coverage any time during the life of the loan
To complete a GAP claim, please contact us at 877.243.2528.
Mechanical Repair Coverage
No one plans for an unexpected car breakdown. With Mechanical Repair Coverage (MRC), you can be ready for the road ahead. Qualifying members can even save on coverage with an exclusive rate!
Take advantage of the great benefits of Mechanical Repair Coverage, including:
- Convenient coverage options without the long-term contract
- Use the licensed repair facility of your choice
- No mileage limits. Drive as much as you like
- Low monthly rate for the duration of your plan
Get Mechanical Repair Coverage
Complete a Mechanical Repair Claim or call 800.752.6265.
Life, Disability, Unemployment
We understand that you may experience unexpected life events after taking out a loan. Talk to us about payment protection. In your time of need, our claims process is quick and easy. If you elected payment protection on your loan, you can use this convenient claims process to quickly and easily file your claim.
Complete a claim form or call 844.707.4964.
CUNA Mutual Group is the marketing name for CUNA Mutual Holding Company, a mutual insurance holding company, its subsidiaries and affiliates. Payment protection products include debt protection products available through the credit union and MEMBER'S CHOICE® credit life and credit disability insurance underwritten by CMFG Life Insurance Company.
Which is Better: Selling or Trading In Your Car?
Getting a new car is exciting! But what should you do with your old car? Sell it or trade in. It can seem like a big task, but it doesn't have to be.
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