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Bruised credit auto loan or refinance? Then start your search here
People struggling with bruised credit often are left searching for ways to get approved for an auto loan to buy that special car they always wanted – but never could get around to purchasing after circumstances damaged their credit. However, RoadLoans has changed the car-buying experience for anyone with bruised credit who can’t seem to get a break from other lenders. RoadLoans has unveiled a new program, “Buyers Rejoice,” that takes advantage of the ease of applying and getting approved for auto loans that buyers otherwise might not obtain. Because of this program and others like it, RoadLoans has become… Read More

March new car sales highest in more than five years, says KBB
New car sales were expected to remain steady at a 15.2 million seasonally adjusted annual rate in March, according to a report in the April 1 edition of Used Car News. Although percentage improvements were slightly slower than the first two months of the year, the expected 1.45 million unit total was on track to be the highest monthly sales total since August 2007. The results would be a 3.2 percent increase from last year, according to Kelley Blue Book. However, after adjusting for selling days in March, sales were expected to improve by more than 7 percent. At the… Read More

How to negotiate new car deal when you have a trade-in
Do you have new car fever? Make sure you get a good deal on both the new car and the vehicle you are trading by doing your homework before going out to a dealership! Research trade-in value When you are considering trading in your used car, you should know the difference between the trade-in value and the loan, or retail, value. The trade-in value is what a dealer will give you for your car in a trade for a new car. The loan value is what a bank will loan you on a new car, and the retail value is… Read More

This makes auto loan refinance worth effort
With auto loan interest rates in the low single digits on average for new- and used-car financing, it’s getting more and more painful to think about making high-interest, monthly payments. RoadLoans has an answer for that: auto loan refinance. And plenty of RoadLoans customers know about that from first-hand experience. “I wasn't really sure if I could refinance my car,” new customer Dave W. wrote several weeks ago, “But after talking with RoadLoans, it was a great decision. They saved me $150 a month by refinancing my car through them.” Dave rated RoadLoans, a Dallas-based company that specializes in auto… Read More

How to find, purchase the right AAA top-commuter vehicle
Did you ever wonder what it would be like to drive any one of the hundreds of vehicle models you encounter during your crowded, daily commute to and from work? Of course you have. It’s a great way to pass the time. If you’re driving, you have to pay attention to the traffic anyway – well, theoretically. So why not get some pleasure out of it, wondering what it might be like to own/drive this car or that on your regular commuting route. You could call it window shopping, and it just might influence your next vehicle purchase. Well, experts… Read More

2013 Honda, BMW, Toyota win ‘Best Overall’ brand image awards, says Kelley Blue Book
Honda, BMW and Toyota top the 2013 Brand Image Awards for best overall non-luxury, luxury and truck brands, respectively, based on annual car-buyer perception ratings, according to Kelley Blue Book. Besides “Best Overall,” Honda also was recognized as “Most Trusted” brand and “Best Value” brand, with Chrysler, MINI and Ford each also winning a non-luxury category. Among luxury brands, Porsche won two categories, “Best Performance” and “Best Car Styling,” while BMW, Lexus, Buick and Mercedes-Benz each won one category. The Brand Image Awards are based on consumer automotive perception data from KBB’s Market Intelligence Brand Watch study. Brand Watch is… Read More

Why so many auto loan refinance customers are satisfied
Are RoadLoans customers satisfied with the online lender? You be the judge: For auto loan refinance customers posting reviews at RoadLoans.com, the answer is a resounding “Yes,” with many four- and five-star ratings (out of five possible stars). “I applied with RoadLoans to refinance my car, and they got back to me in a couple of minutes with an offer that I could not turn down,” said RoadLoans customer Sharon A., who contacted the lender about an auto loan refinance and posted a five-star review. “Working with my new lender has gone very well,” she wrote. “I am glad I… Read More

Buyers rejoice – let us help you celebrate!
It is easier to rejoice when things are going your way. But it’s impossible to rejoice when your car breaks down on the way to work. Even worse when traffic is heavy and your bad luck is causing a backup on the expressway. And who wants to rejoice when other motorists are glaring at you as they squeeze past your disabled car? There will come a time that simply repairing your vehicle won’t suffice. Buying a new vehicle can be extremely stressful, especially if your credit is not perfect. Not getting approved for a car loan can be crippling and… Read More

What not to do: Common car-buying mistakes
The Internet and other information sources are full of tips on how to find the right car for your needs and then buy it without paying too much. But Matthew de Paula, writing for MSN Autos recently, offered a fresh take. “Many shoppers blunder through the car-purchasing process and regret it later,” said an MSN headline. But de Paula’s approach is to help ensure that you won’t regret your purchase. It’s not as easy as 1-2-3, but the writer’s list of tips will help you get a satisfying result. “Part of the problem is the sheer number of variables involved:… Read More

Is auto loan refinance the right option for you?
If you have an auto or truck loan and wonder if you’re getting the best possible deal, you probably should take our short quiz below: Under what circumstances should you consider an auto loan refinance? When your credit rating has improved, or your income has changed. When market interest rates have dropped since you financed your vehicle. If your high-interest loan repayments are putting a crimp in your budget. When you need to reduce your monthly expenses to get your finances back on track. If you plan to keep your vehicle for the term of the new loan. If you… Read More

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