Month: November 2012

Do guaranteed auto loans exist?

Do guaranteed auto loans exist?

Jeremy Conklin is a 32-year-old high school graduate. His wife, Melissa, is 30. Between them they make $55,000 income per year, not a lot, but enough to get by for the family of five living in a small residential neighborhood…

10 steps to buying a car

10 steps to buying a car

Getting ready to shop for a new or used car? Here’s some advice from a leading name in the automotive world – Kelley Blue Book. Here are the steps KBB recommends at the link above: Step 1. Know Your Shopping Style…

Making auto shopping easy for millennials

Making auto shopping easy for millennials

A lot has been written or said about millennials, the group following Generation X also known as Generation Y or Gen Y, Generation We, Generation Next and Echo Boomers. Not all of characterizations are complimentary, as the name Generation We…

Second chance auto loans and their rates

Second chance auto loans and their rates

The following post originally appeared on our RoadLoans blog, The Open Road. Every dollar counts in this economy, especially if you’re like many of the senior working class. Our children are out of the house via college or corporate job, and retirement…

Santander Consumer USA: Payments made simple

Santander Consumer USA: Payments made simple

The following post originally appeared on our RoadLoans blog, The Open Road. This is NOT a bill. Really. Although the statement you receive in the mail may look like a payment notice, Santander Consumer USA doesn’t send out monthly bills to our…

Motor Trend Car of the Year: Tesla S Electric

Motor Trend Car of the Year: Tesla S Electric

The election season “loser,” California-based Tesla Motors, is a big winner despite criticism by candidate Mitt Romney during this year’s presidential campaign. The Tesla Model S Electric was named Motor Trend magazine’s 2013 Car of the Year, the first time…