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It’s Not a Good Time to Lease a Car Right Now

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If you’re familiar with Dave Ramsey and his financial advice show, then you’ve probably heard him say that “leasing is fleecing” at least once. And while I personally don’t agree with everything that Ramsey has to say about leasing, his little saying carries some weight in the year 2022. Case in point, leasing a car right now isn’t the best idea. Let’s explore why.

You will likely pay more to lease a car than finance it right now

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