| Jun 02, 2011
The need for everyone to own a vehicle today had never been great. Commutes to work are longer than ever and who can forget the taxi cab service we offer for our children shuffling them to and from school, sporting events and other after school activities. The good news is that everyone has an opportunity to get out there and get car financing that meets any budget, regardless of your credit history. Not everyone can purchase a vehicle on the cash basis, in fact, very few can. Fortunately, there are many lenders out there offering very aggressive pricing and administering loose underwriting guidelines where nearly everyone will qualify for car financing, and do so at very attractive rates.
Different from years past, lenders are finally looking to lend again. Many lenders have softened the lending guidelines to allow nearly everyone to qualify for an auto loan today. To identify the best car loan for you, you need to locate a vehicle that will meet your budget. Do research and determine what vehicles fall within that budget and then determine the actual equipment you want on the vehicle. From there you will need to determine how much down payment you can afford to put down on the vehicle and then you have all the necessary tools to determine the price range you need to stay in. There are many online tools to helps determine monthly payments, rates and terms that are available.
Don't go into this process with expectations of driving a Cadillac on the Chevrolet budget. It is not worth affecting your credit by getting into something you really cannot afford. Remember that there are many factors that determine your monthly payments from term, down payment and most importantly credit score. The lower your credit score the higher the interest you will be required to pay and in most cases, more down payment you will need to put down on the vehicle in order to obtain financing.
You should explore your options online with an online lender who offers car loans. Even if you have recently purchased a vehicle and think you paid too much, you can explore an auto refinance
loan option. This allows you to refinance an existing loan and lower your existing payment with very little hassle and in most cases, it can be done in just a few minutes. Remember the factors above and you will be on the road to savings in no time.