Posts by this Author: Barney Strobel

4 Compelling Reasons to Consider Leasing Your Next Subaru


4 Compelling Reasons to Consider Leasing Your Next Subaru

By Barney Strobel

I believe there are at least four reasons why you should seriously consider leasing your next Subaru rather than buying it.
 
Full disclosure:  I am currently leasing three Subarus. I have leased 17 cars personally, with lease number 18 coming up this summer. I am a fan.
 
HOW LEASING WORKS
 
Before we begin, I would like to offer my advice that you should…
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Why Do Leases Have A Money Factor Instead Of An Interest Rate?


Why Do Leases Have A Money Factor Instead Of An Interest Rate?
By Barney Strobel

When you talk to dealers about a loan for a car, they quote you the amount financed, the term, the interest rate on the loan, and the resulting payment. When you talk to dealers about a lease, usually all you get is the payment.

There are two reasons dealers don’t quote you the interest rate on a lease. First…
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How a Lease Payment is Calculated


How a Lease Payment is Calculated
By Barney Strobel

There are several steps to calculating a lease payment. Each one of the steps is easy and straight-forward, but the total number of steps can seem a little overwhelming. If you just take each step one at a time, it is really fairly simple.

A lease payment includes three components. First of all, you have to pay for the use of the car. The amount of…
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