Teen Driver Safety Tips

October 01, 2021 by First Federal Bank

If you have a young driver at home, you know how hard it is to keep them from behind the wheel. While they might have earned some new freedoms, the road can be a scary place for inexperienced drivers. Consider these tips to help them get home safely:

Topics: Vehicles, Family

4 Handy Apps to Help You Plan Your Next Road Trip

September 24, 2021 by First Federal Bank

There are many ways to travel in the United States, but the classic road trip has them all beat. When you’re getting ready to hit the road, consider downloading these apps to make everything go as smoothly as possible:

Topics: Vehicles, Family

Insurance Coverage for Financed Cars

September 03, 2021 by First Federal Bank

Financing a car through a financial institution will influence what insurance policy you need to buy. If you are taking out a loan to help pay for your new or pre-owned vehicle, you will not only need to purchase insurance to satisfy your state’s requirements, but also those of your lender.

Topics: Vehicles

Sedans You Can Still Buy New

August 23, 2021 by First Federal Bank

With crossovers, SUVs, and pickup trucks at peak popularity, a new sedan might seem harder to come by. Ford, one of the world’s biggest automakers, no longer offers a single sedan in its lineup. But if you know where to look, you’ll find there are plenty of great cars out there you can buy brand-new.

Topics: Vehicles

How Much Truck Do You Really Need?

July 05, 2021 by First Federal Bank

If you’re shopping for a truck, you have no shortage of options available. Almost every major brand on the market sells some kind of pickup, and many automakers offer multiple trucks. The best way to narrow down your choices is to ask yourself how much truck you need.

Topics: Vehicles, Auto Lending, Personal Lending

New Cars Experts Love

June 21, 2021 by First Federal Bank

If you’re ready to hit the open road but your vehicle can’t quite keep up, it might be time to go shopping. This model year’s cars have a lot to offer, and here are some of the most recent award winners:

Topics: Vehicles

Car Service Essentials: Maintenance Milestones

May 24, 2021 by First Federal Bank

Following a car maintenance schedule can help prevent major car problems before they occur, as well as boost your car’s resale value if you keep a record of its service history. Most car components ought to be inspected, changed, or replaced at 30,000-mile intervals, but a handful of other components require attention on a more frequent basis:

Topics: Vehicles

Negotiating with a Car Dealer

April 28, 2021 by First Federal Bank

If the thought of negotiating the purchase price of a new vehicle at a car dealership makes your heart race and your palms sweat, take solace. Many car buyers feel daunted by the task. Why? Because buying a car can be a stressful, complicated, and expensive process. With these tips, you’ll be able to keep your cool, negotiate like a pro, and...

Topics: Vehicles

Car Care: Tips for Cleaning and Organizing the Interior

April 14, 2021 by First Federal Bank

Keeping your vehicle’s interior clean and organized can feel like a hassle or a chore that’s easy to put off. But, much like regularly tidying your home, it’s important. Here are a couple of tips that may help you stop your car’s cabin from becoming a mess:

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Is a Crossover or SUV Better for You?

March 05, 2021 by First Federal Bank

It’s easy to get crossovers and SUVs confused. Some vehicles, like the Toyota Highlander and Nissan Murano, are referred to as both interchangeably. U.S. News & World Report, one of the leading resources for new vehicle research, lists several crossovers on its lists of the best SUVs. If you’re shopping for a new vehicle and aren’t sure which...

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