The specter of the repo man haunts many Americans who have fallen behind in their car payments. Some even resort to sleeping in their cars to make sure they don't get towed in the middle of the night.
If you've considered bedding down in your backseat, read on.
The best way to avoid the repo man is to stop the repossession process before it starts. Repossessions are costly and can stay on your credit report for seven years. With that in mind, read "What To Do When You Can't Make Your Car Payment," to get a better idea of how to deal with your lender.