How to get a deal when new car prices are surging

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SAN ANTONIO – If you have your heart set on buying a new car this year, be prepared to pay significantly more.

Shortages on parts, new car inventory, inflation, and a recovering economy have caused prices to skyrocket. But there are some steps you can take to get the best deal possible.

Some vehicles are so hard to come by that many buyers are paying well above sticker price. For example, Consumer Reports says it has seen the Jeep Compass selling for 15% over MSRP, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 selling 17% over and the 2021 Kia Telluride selling for 18%

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Parallel Market Rate at an All-time High of N550

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Tuesday, September 14,
2021 / 1:46 PM / by CSL Research / Header Image Credit: AZA Finance

In recent weeks, severe pressure has been mounting on
the exchange rate at the parallel market following the Central Bank of
Nigeria’s (CBN) policy stance to discontinue the supply of FX to Bureau De
Change Operators (BDCs). Consequently, the premium between the parallel market
rate and the rate at the Investors & Exporters (I&E) window has
continued to widen. Since the last Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting when
the decision was made, the Naira at the parallel market had depreciated by 8.2%
to

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FleetPride Acquires Truck Service Company, Inc. of Chattanooga, Tennessee | State

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IRVING, Texas, September 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — FleetPride, Inc. announced today that it has acquired the assets of Truck Service Company, Inc. of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Truck Service Company has been in business since 1989, providing top-quality repair and service work for drivers and fleets in southern Tennessee and northern Georgia. Truck Service Company was founded by Jerry Gamble and is now managed by his two sons, Rodney and James. The new service center will partner with the existing FleetPride parts location only a few blocks away to create a complete heavy duty parts and service value proposition

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Shop shoes and activewear for deep discounts

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In the market for a new pair of kicks? Now’s the time to shop! Today you can snag a pair of Nike shoes at up to 40% off, plus shop epic markdowns on other Nike customer favorites, including hoodies, tracksuits and sports bras.  

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During the sale, you can save big on top-tier styles for men, women and kids

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Croatia likely to join euro area with 7.53 kuna/euro exchange rate

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ZAGREB (Croatia), September 14 (SeeNews) – Croatia is likely to join the euro area with the exchange rate of 7.53 kuna per euro set by the European Central Bank (ECB) when it accepted the Croatian currency to the Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM II) last year, the country’s central bank governor Boris Vujcic said.

This will most likely be the exchange rate at the time of entry, as most countries of the euro area with one exception have so far entered it with the exchange rate at which they were admitted into ERMII, the training grounds for euro adoption, Vujcic said

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