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#342 of 343 Re: Won't help me... [joel0622]
Nov 09, 2008 (9:49 pm)
"...I got 0% financing on my car. "
And joel replied :
"Might have depending on how much of a rebate you gave up to get 0%.
I.E lets say the rebate was $5K or 0% and you chose the 0% on the loan because on a $30K loan 8% would have cost you $6500 in finance charges. But if you could have deducted that $6500 at tax time you may have been better off ."
Point well taken, Typically in normal times those with high ficos would take the cash and lesser the low finance rate. But given that the fed will probably do another 50 bps bringing us to some WWII low level in rates I'd advise most to take the rebate. 8% a tad high for comparison in this environment but I realize it was a constructive example. How long, how long must we sing this song? C'mon '09.
#343 of 343 Press Request
by KarenS HOST
Nov 14, 2008 (6:59 am)
A reporter from a large local newspaper would like to speak with consumers who have ruled our purchasing a GM or Chrysler vehicle due to doubt of the company’s future. If you are a consumer who is not considering a GM or Chrysler vehicle, please respond to ctalatiedmunds.com with your daytime contact information no later than Monday, November 17th.