Auto Finance Add-Ons: Little Bang for the Buck

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By Consumers Union on Tuesday, March 4th, 2003

Auto Finance Add-Ons: Little Bang for the Buck
A report of the Southwest Office of Consumers Union

by Sharon Hernandez-Darrow
Senior Staff Atorney, Rob Schneider

Edited by Kathy Mitchell
Research Director

This research was conducted thanks to the generous financial support of the FIRST Foundation

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March 2003

The Sky’s the Limit on Price!

A new proposal filed at the Texas Legislature would unleash more expensive auto dealer add-on products onto unwary consumers-even though our research indicates that some of these products already cost consumers $1.1 billion too much every year.

For the report, go to: http://www.consumersunion.org/pdf/ExtWarr.pdf

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