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When it comes to financing a Toyota, you're in the driver's seat

Whether you’re a first time buyer or a seasoned pro looking to upgrade your ride, we’re here to help you navigate the process of financing the car of your dreams. Looking to improve your credit score to get lower monthly payments? Wanting to weigh the advantages of buying vs. leasing? Trying to decide whether a new or Toyota Certified Used Vehicle is best for you? Seeking to guard your investment with a TFS protection product? We’ve compiled a number of useful articles to help you make informed decisions so you can get on the road to your next adventure.

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Gnarly News: TFS is 40!

One more reason we love the ‘80s. It was a huge decade for movies, fashion and Toyota Financial Services.

It's Been A Ride
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Which Toyota Can I Afford?

Want a new Toyota? You definitely deserve it. Let’s plan, budget like a boss, and make it fun!

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Why are Toyota Service Centers a Good Idea?

Explore the benefits of visiting a Service Center for your Toyota’s needs.

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We’re committed to taking better care of Mother Earth

And we've got the electrified vehicle lineup to prove it.

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Leasing or Owning a New or Certified-Used Toyota

Whether it's the latest tech, styling, or safety features, we've got you covered.

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Toyota Owner Profile Sean Ross: Five Toyotas, Loads of Adventure and Plenty of Peace of Mind

Meet five-time Toyota owner Sean Ross. His work as a filmmaker, active family life and love of the great outdoors make the Toyota Highlander the perfect vehicle for his lifestyle.

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Why You Should Schedule a Lease-End Inspection at a Toyota Dealership

Inspect, repair (if needed) and return all in one place.

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Buying Your First Car

Four steps to getting into the car of your dreams.

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How to Maximize the Resale Value of Your Vehicle

Things to consider when selling your car.

Here's How It Works
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Demystifying APR

What's the difference between Annual Percentage Rate (APR) and Interest Rate? We'll teach you the essential differences between the two.

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The Ins and Outs of Auto Insurance

With the many types of insurance available it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Click below for a simple guide to terms and types of auto insurance.

Facts, please!
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A Lease Story: Patrick Mahoney and His 2021 RAV4 XSE Hybrid

Convenience, great service, and peace of mind. When you lease your next vehicle, TFS has everything you need.

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Getting Back on Your Feet

A natural disaster doesn’t have to wreck your finances. We’re here to help.

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How to Prepare Financially for a Natural Disaster

Sometimes you need help getting back on your feet, and we’re here to help.

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The Lease-End Process

What you need to know to avoid any last-minute surprises.

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