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Four Years After Dodd-Frank, Feds Decide That Auto Lenders Are Like Banks After All & Add Oversight

Four Years After Dodd-Frank, Feds Decide That Auto Lenders Are Like Banks After All & Add Oversight

We all have stories about that one lousy schmuck who ruined things for the rest of us. The guy who took greedy fists full of candy from the Halloween bowl on the neighbor's porch. The student who hid formulas behind her calculator, which meant that on future math tests, everyone had to remember... read more

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2015 Chrysler 200

Chrysler Adds 84-Month Financing, As Other Automakers Tread Carefully

As the price of vehicles pushes upward and household income stagnates, it’s not all that surprising that new-car shoppers are increasingly looking not to traditional... read more November 25, 2014 by 


 
Auto loan

The Average Car Loan Is Now 5.5 Years (And Growing)

Back in July, Equifax revealed that Americans have taken out $902.2 billion in car loans -- an all-time high. But the credit company also told us not to worry, because nearly... read more August 26, 2014 by 


 
Best & worst states for financing a new car (July 2013)

Michigan Offers Cheapest Auto Loans, Rhode Island Is Most Expensive:

Yesterday, we told you how all 50 states rank when it comes to the cost of car ownership. Now, the folks at GoBankingRates.com have published a related set of rankings, based... read more August 22, 2013 by  1


 
2013 Ford F-150 Limited

May 2013 Car Sales: Housing Rebound, Loan Rates Lend Trucks More Muscle

Consider the improving economic indicators and an upswing in home construction; factor in relatively stable, affordable gas prices, that are expected to stay that way through... read more June 3, 2013 by  0


 
Car lot

Nearly One-Third Of Car Buyers Opting For 72-Month Loans

Rising auto prices may be a contributing reason why a record number of consumers are going into longer car loans. According to market research by J. D. Power and Associates... read more March 25, 2013 by  2


 
Auto loan

Americans Are Keeping Up On Car Payments Despite Easy Credit

One of the major contributing factors to the Great Recession was the U.S. credit crunch. For years, banks had been loaning money to many people who probably shouldn't have... read more December 18, 2012 by  2


 
Dealer

Car Customers Hate Haggling More Than Anything

Shopping for a car can be a real pain. But according to a new survey, there's one thing that consumers hate above all else: negotiating the price of their new ride. This... read more August 23, 2012 by  4


 
Auto loan

Is It Time To Refinance Your Car Loan?

With interest rates hovering near record-lows, plenty of homeowners have chosen to refinance their mortgages. But auto loans can be refinanced, too -- the only problem being... read more August 1, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Chrysler Town & Country

Chrysler Offers 'No Payments For 90 Days' Summer Promo

Yesterday, we told you about the debut of General Motors' "Chevy Confidence" program, which offers Chevrolet shoppers no-haggle pricing and the opportunity to return their... read more July 11, 2012 by  0


 
Auto loan

Car Loans Are Easier To Find: Should We Be Worried?

A big part of the auto industry's troubles during the Great Recession were tied to the credit crunch. After the banks failed, it became much harder for consumers to secure... read more May 30, 2012 by  0


 
BMW's Ultimate Drive app

BMW Offers $300 Mobile Voucher On New 3 Series…But There’s A Catch

Fancy getting into a new 2012 BMW 3 Series and still want a little extra cash as a motivator? The German automaker is offering a $300 mobile voucher good toward the purchase... read more April 11, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Chevrolet Sonic

Car Sales Surge: Who's Buying & What Are They Getting?

Yesterday, we reported that sales for most automakers hit record levels in March. (Honda was the notable exception, its slipping figures due in part to the underwhelming 2012... read more April 4, 2012 by  1


 
Handing over car keys

Ally Offers Consumers A New Car Loan With Guaranteed Buy-Back Price

At a time when family car buyers are searching for every great deal they can get their hands on, Ally Financial has come up with what may be a very compelling proposition... read more November 1, 2011 by  0


 
Handing over car keys

New Type Of Car Loan Designed To Give Buyers Peace Of Mind

A car loan is a fairly straightforward financial transaction; to buy a new car, you agree to pay a lending institution a monthly amount to cover the principal and interest... read more October 31, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Ford Fiesta

Smart Car Shopping: Knowing Your Credit Score Is Not Enough

Savvy car shoppers--and experts on savvy car shopping--recommend that consumers know their credit score before they walk into a car dealership. Why? To stop dealers from... read more April 13, 2011 by  0


 

 
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