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Should I Get an Extended Auto Warranty with My Car Loan?

When the manufacturer warranties end, many people like to continue with a type of coverage that will assist them with future repairs and issues. That’s why lenders (like Rivermark) often offer an extended auto warranty that provides protection for the car after the manufacturer warranties end. This will not only get you your car in the first place but will protect it for a long time after you have it.

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What Are the Steps and Requirements of Getting Car Loans in Oregon?

Everyone should feel like they have access to owning a vehicle. Having your own car gives you flexibility and control over how and when you get places, and it provides you with a sense of freedom that you can’t get with public transportation. But not everyone has the funds to purchase a car on their own. That’s where a car loan comes in.

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9 Essential Car Care Tips

Man Cleaning His Car

Buying a new or used vehicle can be a big investment. But as any economist will tell you, gas-powered cars and trucks do not typically go up in value. With every passing mile, your vehicle is worth less and less. Thankfully, you can slow that depreciation, get more miles out of your favorite mode of transportation for less money, and stay safer on the road with these nine conventional car care tips.

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We've Partnered with Enterprise Car Sales

We are excited to announce that we have a new auto buying partner! You know that Rivermark is a great place to get pre-approved for an auto loan at one of the most competitive rates around. But did you know that Enterprise Car Sales is different than buying from anyone else?

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Buying Your First Car: Where to Shop For a Car

Whether you're cruising down the highway of independence or shifting gears into adulthood, buying your first car is an exciting milestone. It's a journey that takes a bit of planning and decision-making, and here at Rivermark Credit Union, we're all about helping you navigate through this process.

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Buying vs. Leasing a Car

When you decide to get a new car, the process can be overwhelming. There are many decisions you have to make. One of the most important decisions is whether you want to buy the car or to lease it. To help decide, we’ve put together some advantages and disadvantages of buying versus leasing.

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Auto Refinancing: Your Worthwhile Path to Savings?

For most people, an auto loan is what makes it possible to buy a car. You agree to the terms, interest rate, and monthly payment because it allows you the freedom to have your own vehicle. Depending on your circumstances, the terms of that loan may have felt reasonable at the time. But as time goes on, you may feel like there are better options out there.

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