auto financing

01 MAY

0% Financing Can Cost You Money!

When vehicle sales drop, manufacturers increase their rebates and incentives.  Most of their advertising will showcase 0% financing.  Did you know that in many cases you’ll give up a large rebate or incentive to get 0% financing and the final

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15 NOV

Red Flag: My Dealer Won’t Accept My Credit Union Draft

Over the years I’ve had members attempt to purchase vehicles at dealers that would not accept the draft they received from their credit union. If this happens to you, remember that something may not be quite right about the dealership

  • by Ken Frank
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01 NOV

Credit Union Auto Loans Are A Better Deal

Did you ever wonder why car dealers want to have you finance at their dealership? It’s customary in the industry for lenders to pay dealers a fee for these loans, and in some cases dealers are allowed to mark up

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21 OCT

Don’t Roll Over

Especially when it comes to financing your next car, truck or SUV.  The roll over I’m talking about happens when your trade-in is not worth as much money as you owe on your loan.  Here’s why what seems like a

  • by Ken Frank
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01 MAY

Car Buying: Wants vs. Needs

When buying a vehicle on a budget it is very important to weigh out Wants vs. Needs.  Most people want the newest, coolest car but don’t consider their needs - budget, maintenance, and daily life outside of driving.  Things are

  • by Danny Liddell
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01 DEC

Got GAP?

Owing more than your car is worth is called being "upside down" in your loan and it can be a problem if your car is totaled in a crash, or if your car is stolen and not recovered.  Either way,

  • by Donna Acosta
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