Other posts in the Car Loans Category

5 Tips to Get the Best Deal on a Car Loan

July 20th, 2015

More Americans are struggling to make their car payments on time. The numbers, while still low, are definitely on the rise. According to the latest State of the Automotive Finance Market report from Experian Automotive: 60-day loan delinquencies in the second quarter of 2014 increased by 7 percent (from 0.58 to 0.62 percent) from the

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4 Questions to Help You Decide on a New or Used Car

October 6th, 2014

The reasons to buy new or used aren’t the same for everyone Depreciation is the single largest expense of car ownership Maintaining a used car requires more time and money Once you’ve finally decided to replace your current car, the next question to ask yourself is: Should I buy new or used? That depends. Unfortunately

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Tips on Getting a Used Auto Loan with Bad Credit

June 2nd, 2014

More and more people are coming to realize the benefits of buying a used car. If you’ve decided the same, you have definitely made a smart decision. The fact of the matter is you can purchase a car that is almost as good as a brand-new one and save up to 50% off the original

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Auto Loan Financing

May 21st, 2014

The decision to buy a new car will probably be one of the most important financial milestones in your life. In addition to the investment of money, you will spend a great deal of time looking for the right vehicle that caters to your needs. Similarly, you also need to spend time when looking for

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Tips for Shopping for a Vehicle for Your Teen

October 28th, 2013

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), auto accidents are still the leading cause of death for American teenagers. However, due to safer vehicles graduated license laws, the numbers have decreased 65% from 8,748 teen deaths in 1975 to 3,023 in 2011. Regardless of statistics and new vehicle safety precautions, automakers still haven’t come up with a vehicle that can drive itself when the weather gets bad, when a tire blows out or when another driver becomes distracted and wanders into your lane. Seasoned drivers rely on their experience and split-second-decision-making abilities to negotiate these perilous moments. Teens don't have that experience.

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Know Your Obligations when Cosigning a Loan

April 30th, 2013

Often, parents cosign for their sons or daughters who have adequate income but a lack of credit or employment history. By cosigning, parents help their offspring get the loan and establish credit in their own names. But many borrowers, be they the cosigner or the primary borrower (also known as the maker), don’t recognize the

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Selling Versus Tradein

January 24th, 2013

So you’ve decided to buy a new car. Congratulations! Now comes the decision of what to do with your old car. These steps can help you make the choice that’s right for you. Research Your Car’s True Value The first bit of research you’ll want to do is establish the current value of the vehicle you are

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Seven Key Points About Auto Financing

January 4th, 2013

The automobile is an essential part of American life. Even high school students, the ink barely wet on their drivers’ licenses, often expect to have a car at their disposal. Most of us would have a hard time getting to work, doing our shopping and leading our daily lives without a car. The problem is

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Take the Rebate!

December 3rd, 2012

Manufacturers often market vehicles by offering a rebate or exceptionally low financing. Should you take the rebate or the special financing? The dealer does not give you both. For example, you have decided to purchase a vehicle for $20,000. The dealer is going to give you a rebate of $3,000 or a finance rate of

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