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The last few times I bought a car, I have to be honest with you,  when I went into the finance office my head was swimming with lots of information about all the extras they offer you. And when I met with Jeff Klade in Financial Services at Zimbrick Eastside, I told him that. In the past I've purchased stuff I didn't really need because it was all so confusing. He assured me that a lot of things have changed since the last time I bought a car (12 years ago), and say the warranties and other extras are a lot different. He explained the different packages that they offer, including one that basically doubles the manufacturers warranty. One of the packages that I'm considering offers extra coverage for tires and wheel damage..and from other damage that may happen if you smash into something in the road. He answered all my questions..and my head wasn't swimming this time around! Another great thing about the financing folks at Zimbrick Eastside..they do all the legwork for you when it comes to getting a loan. They'll find the one that best fits your financial circumstances..and how long of a loan you would like. And Jeff told me something crazy that I never knew..that back in the 1950's and 1960's, people who sold cars would help you pick out a car..and then drive you around to different banks to find you the best loan.  It's a lot easier now. With the touch of a few keys on the keyboard..they search for the best lender, and wa la! They find one that provides you the best rate. And that  only counts as one credit search on your credit report, which is very important. Now I'm no expert on auto loans or warranties, but I feel a lot more comfortable now than I did before...and I'm getting closer to finding the right deal..and the right car, for me!



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