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PIB tip: Get full disclosure in finance contracts

| July 23, 2014

Get full disclosure before you sign a finance contract. Here's why.

PIB tip: Factors that influence interest rates

| July 18, 2014

Want to know what factors most influence your credit rating and, thus, your interest rates for truck loans? Here's what you need to know.

PIB tip: Carry a notebook with your receipt envelope

| July 08, 2014

This notebook will be used to record those expenses for which you cannot obtain a receipt, such as when you wash your truck at a coin-operated facility or personal use of your auto, so you ...

PIB tip: Develop a business plan

| June 25, 2014

A business plan outlines the details of your operation, including the types of freight you’ll haul, the traffic lanes you’ll run and the rate you’ll be paid. Here's why you need one.

PIB tip: Work to improve your credit

| June 19, 2014

Credit scores can be improved slowly over time. Here's how.

PIB tip: Save every receipt, no matter how small

| June 13, 2014

Why “tip” the taxman? Place an envelope in your truck for collecting your receipts and send them at the end of each month to your business services provider, who can then provide you with a ...

PIB tip: Shop for insurance

| June 05, 2014

Don’t automatically include insurance in the final contract of a truck loan. Shop around beforehand, and you may opt to buy it elsewhere.

PIB tip: Use a separate credit card for business expenses

| May 28, 2014

Try to find a credit card without an annual fee and with a low interest rate. If possible, pay the balance in full every month

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