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First-Time Buyers in St. Louis Can Still Get a Great Used Car

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You're a student, ready to buy their first car before college. Or, you've been borrowing friends' and partners' cars for years and it's now time to get your own wheels. Or, you've been a faithful user of the public transportation system all around St. Louis but now you need a bit more mobility.

Whatever your reason for getting a car now, the financing team at Lane 1 Motors can work with you to get the best first car for your unique needs: commuting, traveling to and from college, or just enjoying the freedom of the open…

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Get Started on the Snowball Effect Before the First Flakes Fly

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If you have bad credit in St Louis, that more than likely means that you have a few too many accounts that seem larger than you can handle, and trying to pay all of them off at once can make you feel completely overwhelmed.

We have a great credit tip to help you start paying off your accounts without needing to make any major lifestyle changes.

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Tips to Build Credit: Consistent Payments

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In this fast-paced and modern world, it can be hard to remain consistent. But, consistency and patience are key to building many great things--in particular, your credit. The team at Lane 1 Motors has a lot of experience working with St. Louis-area drivers who had bad credit, no credit, or just less-than-perfect credit. And while we've talked about building your bad credit in the past, we know that we need to do more for our community members to feel confident on their path to financing ease.
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Upfit Your Used Car in O'Fallon by Saving on Price

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What's the best part of saving hundreds or thousands of dollars on a great used car in O'Fallon from Lane 1 Motors?

You can pocket those savings--or, you can turn them around and utilize that cash to outfit your vehicle to your heart's content.

It's very common for drivers on a budget to choose a pre-owned vehicle that's a few years old for their purchase when they know they're going to be doing some custom work on it--or, if performing some amount of customization or upfitting is actually going to be cheaper than buying…

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3 Safe and Easy Ways to Build Up Bad Credit

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Got bad credit? Just want better credit than you have?

We understand, and we're here to help with credit score tips and tricks. Whether you're scraping the bottom of the barrel of credit because of major medical bills or other unforeseen circumstances, or you'd just like to work on building your credit score before you make any major purchases in the future, there are surprisingly easy--and safe--ways to fix a bad credit score.

Here are three of the safest ways to help boost a bad credit score, regardless of your background:

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Busy Lifestyle? See Why a Used Chevy Silverado is Right for You



Sometimes, it seems like life in the greater St. Louis area doesn't slow down--and if you need to be able to keep up, a pickup truck could be the perfect option for you.

But if you don't have a solid $50,000 to throw down for a new truck (modern trucks are bigger, more powerful, and more well-equipped, but that doesn't make that big pricetag any more affordable) then buying used is…

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The Chevrolet Equinox is an Incredibly Versatile SUV Option




Last month, the team at Lane 1 Motors helped local drivers explore some of the top economy used cars in O'Fallon--but if a small sedan or a compact hatchback seems a little too small for your needs, you need to think bigger.

The Chevy Equinox SUV, a capable AWD five-seater SUV, might be the just-right fit for your lifestyle--and we'll tell you why:

It's bigger than you think: Want to carry five…

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Why a Used Economy Car is Perfect for the St. Louis Driver on a Budget

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While Missouri drivers do love their big trucks and hefty SUVs, sometimes it's the little things that actually give us what we need--and if a small, reliable, and affordable sedan or hatchback is going to be the better fit for you, you still want to make sure that you're getting what you want.

We're excited to be able to offer a huge selection of used cars from today's top brands, all priced to move and ready to go.

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Seize Your Independence in St. Louis with a Newer, Reliable Pre-Owned Car

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Are you stuck in a car that you hate?

Dreading the day that your state inspection sticker expires?

Quietly and sullenly waiting for the day that the old bag of bolts kicks the bucket so you can finally get rid of it and get into something you like?

With competitive trade-in values offered for your car--yes, even your car--and exclusive 4th of July week specials at Lane 1 Motors, your time has come.

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