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Auto refinancing: it might save you cash
How well do your finances read? If you’re looking to make savings following the expense of the holidays, refinancing your auto loan may be an easy way to do it. It’s an opportunity for approved applicants to possibly attain lower monthly car payments, and by reducing a fixed expense like that, the money saved is of course available for other things in life. Like paying credit card bills, or even putting cash aside for a vacation. How does it work? If auto refinance is a new concept to you, it works by paying off your existing car loan and replacing… Read More

One-way street: Automotive and technology draw ever closer
  Looking to fill up on auto news? We’ve clocked some miles traversing the Web for all things auto-related. Pull in, grab a coffee and digest some of the week’s most interesting news with us.   “What is driving car makers to attend tech show?” BBC News There’s “a fresh determination to merge automotive and technology,” at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), writes the BBC’s Jane Wakefield, and some bold new visions of the future have been unveiled. Among them was the launch of a much-anticipated electric vehicle from Chinese company Faraday Future, which is aiming to “redefine the… Read More

Road rage: How and why it happens [Infographic]
Many of us have seen or been affected by incidences of road rage at one point or another, and it can be a scary experience. From 30-minute commutes to constant road construction, there are ample opportunities for us to lose our cool while in the car. In fact, the average American can spend over 750 hours in the car in one year alone. It's no wonder that we pick up bad habits while driving. RoadLoans cares about helping you get the right auto loan for your car, but also about your safety while driving. Check out the statistics in this infographic to… Read More

Resolutions for the road
For World Kindness Day, on November 13, my friends and I promised to be more considerate to other drivers through simple actions like letting a car go in front when switching lanes or allowing other drivers to go first at an intersection. Along these lines, I hope to “drive kind” all year long. Awareness and defensive driving Other than just being considerate, for 2016 I have made a number of “road resolutions,” one of which is to be more conscious of those around me. As stated in this safer driving resolutions chart, it helps to drive defensively and be aware… Read More

Auto news from the big screen
  Looking to fill up on auto news? We’ve clocked some miles traversing the Web for all things auto-related.   With the holidays upon us, a season of movies as well as good cheer, here is a recap of auto news from the big and small screens since the RoadLoans news tour took to the highways earlier this year.   “Fiat debuts Star Wars-themed 500e at LA Auto Show,” Motor Trend Something for the ultimate Star Wars fan to show their colors on the road. The diminutive Fiat 500e was cast in a new light at the Los Angeles Auto… Read More

Auto finance companies for bad credit
  If you feel stuck in a bad credit situation and unsure how you will find the auto financing you need, the car-buying process may be something you dread. Auto finance companies for bad credit are geared to potentially help, however, and may be able to get you moving. There are numerous options to explore, such as banks, credit unions, financial institutions and dealers. A lender where all credit types can apply Online lender RoadLoans, a division of the Santander Consumer USA financial institution, accepts applications from people with all types of credit, even those with no credit or who… Read More

Reasons to car shop over the holidays
There’s a lot going on for everyone during the holiday season, but if you’re in the market for a car, or have been considering it, it might just be time to go shopping for that vehicle. There are a few reasons for this. One of them is simply that, traditionally, not many people are shopping for cars during the holiday season, meaning sales can be low. Couple this with the fact that dealers are working to meet their end-of-year sales goals, and could be looking to get last year models off their lots with discounts, and you might find yourself… Read More

Safe winter driving tips for the holidays and beyond
Today is officially the first day of winter, and with the holidays fast approaching, many of us are likely to have wintry road expeditions affecting our holiday plans. Whether you’ll just be driving across town or your travel plan has more in common with Santa’s, driving in the winter can be dangerous. Here are some safe driving tips for when the weather turns against you. Vehicle preparation The cold itself can cause some issues in your vehicle if not properly addressed. The cold air causes your tire’s air pressure to decrease, meaning you will need to check that they remain… Read More

Top cars for resale values revealed
  Looking to fill up on auto news? We’ve clocked some miles traversing the Web for all things auto-related. Pull in, grab a coffee and digest some of the week’s most interesting news with us.   “The 10 best cars for resale values,” CBS News Subaru and Lexus have come out on top in the 2016 car resale value rankings put together by Kelley Blue Book. As the best mainstream brand, Subaru claimed winners in four of the 22 categories, while luxury automaker Lexus had six category winners, reports CBS News. General Motors was the best of the U.S. carmakers… Read More

Top 5 backseat holiday movies
From childhood, my best memories come from the holiday vacations spent with family. Whether we were flying down to Florida or driving to Indiana, I was always excited to get away. As a kid, I would take a few movies and spend hours distracting myself from the drive. Now as I get older I find myself spending most of the ride chatting with friends or family, but if the opportunity arises, I still jump at the chance to watch a movie. It is still my favorite thing to do on a long trip. With the holiday season upon us, and… Read More