Although the MojoMotors study is a broad look at vehicle value, it’s interesting to see how the various manufacturers stack up against each other and how closely the results match up with the perceived value of each brand.
We agree with the Illinois CPA Society that the New Year is a good time to take the following advice: step back and assess your financial situation for the coming year and resolve to make it as good as you can.
Two free credit scores are more than twice as good as one and should give borrowers an idea of where they stand, credit-wise. This plus the ability to view two credit reports at any time makes an even stronger case for consumers to sign up with Credit Karma.
If you’re involved in an accident, be sure to check with the police and/or contact your insurance company before authorizing anyone to tow your vehicle.
Borrowers with bad credit would do well to choose one of these affordable cars – vehicles that are also fuel efficient and inexpensive to insure – if they’re buying new. Opting for the shortest loan term possible, once they’ve reestablished their credit they’ll be in a much better position for their next loan.
The latest forecast from TransUnion predicts more growth in the subprime car loan sector – good news for credit-challenged car buyers. At the same time, these borrowers need to be aware their credit situation, have a down payment, pick an affordable vehicle and choose the shortest loan term possible in order to give themselves the best chance of success.
December is typically a good time to buy a new car since manufacturers are set on attaining their year-end sales goals. Buyers with a trade-in could also benefit from higher than normal used car values, so it looks like this month might be a good time to trade in that old ride on a new one.