Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

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Should I Finance for a Used Car Through the Dealership?

Benefits of Financing Directly with Broadway Credit

Whether you have good or bad credit, finding the right car at the right price can be time-consuming and stressful. On top of selecting a car that fits your needs, you need a loan that is affordable to your budget. While many shoppers will choose to finance with a bank, there are many benefits to financing with a dealership directly like Broadway Credit.

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Close up of a person using a calculator to review their budget

How to Improve Your Current Personal Budget

Ways to Better Your Monthly Budget

For those looking to better their financial situation and budgeting skills, you’re probably revisiting your current budget and seeing what you can change. Of course, it’s not always obvious which aspects of your budget should be adjusted. In addition, everyone’s budget will look different based on unique income and expenses. How do you improve your current personal budget? Here are a few things you should take note of.

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Close up of corrosion on a car battery terminal

What is the Flaky Substance on My Car Battery?

How to Clean Corrosion Off Car Battery Terminals

Whether you open your hood to perform regular maintenance or check up on components, take a look at your battery. Do you notice a white or blue flaky substance on your car battery? This substance, called corrosion, forms over time and can block the flow of electricity. While a little may not affect how your car functions, a lot can some headaches down the line. Here’s how you can clean corrosion off car battery terminals safely.

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cartoon aqua car with engine on fire

What Do I Do If My Engine Overheats?

What You Should and Shouldn’t Do If Your Engine Overheats

There’s nothing more exciting than being able to go on a road trip with friends. However, if you don’t properly prepare your vehicle it could lead to some problems, in particular, an overheating engine. If you’ve never experienced an overheating engine, you might be wondering, “What should, or shouldn’t I do?” Keep reading for our do’s and don’ts for handling an overheating engine.

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Mechanic aligning the wheels on a red car

Why You Should Not Put Off a Wheel Alignment

The Importance of Getting Your Wheels Aligned

Eventually, the wheels on your car will misalign. Perhaps you ran over a pothole. Maybe you accidentally hit a curb. Even worn parts can cause your wheels to misalign. For many drivers, a wheel alignment doesn’t seem necessary. However, this simply isn’t true. Here, we will explain when you should get your wheels aligned as well as why you should not put off a wheel alignment.

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Tires in a car shop

How to Do the Quarter Test on a Tire

How to Check if You Need to Replace Your Tires

The last thing you want is to be unable to stop due to low tread on your tires. While this is widely known among drivers that tires need to be replaced eventually, not everyone knows how to check their tread. Thankfully, checking it is easy, and you don’t have to see a mechanic to find out if your tires are worn. Here at Broadway Credit, we will walk you through how to do the quarter test on a tire.

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Front passenger angle of a red 2020 Toyota Camry

Why are Sedans So Popular?

Pros and Cons of Driving a Sedan

A sedan is likely the first thing you think of when you think of a vehicle. This iconic body type has been around ever cars were first introduced. Also, while crossovers and SUVs are becoming more popular, sedans are still one of the most common body styles you can see on the road today. Why are sedans so popular? What are the pros and cons of driving a sedan? We will explore reasons why the sedan is not going away anytime soon as well as reasons why some sedan drivers are switching to the growing crossover market.

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