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What You're Missing in Your Search for the Best Car Loan Rates

Posted by Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union on Apr 29, 2021 12:10:12 PM

Here's What Will Really Help You Find the Best Car Loan and Car Loan Rates

If you're shopping for a car, chances are you're also shopping for a car loan. The interest rate on your car loan has one of the biggest impacts on the overall cost of your car. While the dealership may advertise amazing rates that seem impossible to beat, the truth is you can get a far better rate if you know how to shop. Here are some surprising secrets that will help you get a great rate on your car loan.

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Topics: Personal Finance, Auto Loans & Car Buying

How to Find the Best Cars and Car Loan to Finance Your Purchase

Posted by Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union on Apr 29, 2021 12:09:46 PM

Buying an automobile does not happen every day, and that adds a layer of unfamiliarity to the process. Researching the best cars available and securing a car loan presents a specific set of challenges.

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Topics: Personal Finance, Auto Loans & Car Buying

4 Tips You Should Know When Using an Auto Loan Calculator

Posted by Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union on Apr 29, 2021 11:34:27 AM

Here's How to Make Sure You Don't Overpay for Your Car and Car Loan

Everyone wants to get the best price on their next car purchase. Finding a car with the right price is the first step, but you'll also need to carefully consider your loan. An auto loan calculator is a helpful tool to use as you analyze car loans. This tool allows you to input the vehicle's price, loan term, and interest rate, as well as other fees and costs, to see both the monthly payment and total cost of the loan over its lifetime. By using it well, you can avoid overpaying not only for the car itself, but also for the loan. If you've never used an auto loan calculator before, these tips will help you make the most out of this tool.

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Topics: Personal Finance, Auto Loans & Car Buying

Trying to Decide if You Should Refinance Your Car Loan? - Let Us Help

Posted by Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union on Apr 29, 2021 11:27:44 AM

When a borrower wants to refinance car loan terms and payments, the process involves applying for a new car loan to pay off the existing one. Most automobile loans are secured with the vehicle serving as collateral and the borrower making fixed payments over several years.

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Topics: Personal Finance, Auto Loans & Car Buying

Our Top Tips to Determine the Best Times of the Year to Buy a Car and Get a Car Loan

Posted by Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union on Apr 29, 2021 11:21:32 AM

If you're contemplating a car purchase, you are likely looking for ways to save. After all, spending several thousands of dollars on a vehicle is not something to do without careful thought. One way you can save is through timing your car purchase. By buying your car and getting a car loan at the right time, you can save substantially. Here are the secrets to helping you save through proper timing on your car purchase.

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Topics: Personal Finance, Auto Loans & Car Buying, Seasonal

Selecting the Best Used Cars and Car Loan for You [10 Tips]

Posted by Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union on Apr 29, 2021 11:20:36 AM

Shopping for and buying used cars is not something most people do every day, which means the task can be quite daunting – especially if it's your first time trying to find the best used cars and a great car loan to go with it. To make sure you get a fair deal on the used car of your choice, prepare yourself for the search, negotiation, and financing process by considering the following used car buying tips.

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Topics: Personal Finance, Auto Loans & Car Buying

MSRP Meaning - Why MSRP Is NOT the Final Price for Cars

Posted by Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union on Apr 29, 2021 11:18:43 AM

When you head to a car dealership and start looking at the window sticker for cars that catch your eye, you may be confused by the many different prices you see listed. One of those, the MSRP, is an important figure for your future car purchase negotiations.

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Topics: Auto Loans & Car Buying

WBTW Living Local Carolina - All About Auto Loans

Posted by August on Aug 14, 2020 12:35:43 PM

Last week on Living Local Carolina, we dove into Carolina Trust's Auto Loan options. As people are beginning to go back to work and school, we know that obtaining a means for transportation is becoming more prevalent, and we're here to help!

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Topics: Auto Loans & Car Buying

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