Month: August 2018

How to set up a monthly budget to finance a new vehicle

Know how much vehicle you can afford. It’s the key to buying a new vehicle while ensuring you don’t overextend your household finances, according to experts including Consumer Reports and Edmunds.com. Even using a car affordability calculator assumes that you… Read more

How to set up a monthly budget to finance a new vehicle

What is a simple interest contract in auto financing?

Just because auto financing involves simple interest contracts doesn’t mean everyone understands them. And as a large auto lender with several million customers, Santander Consumer USA knows that many borrowers are confused by how simple interest contracts work. That confusion… Read more

What is a simple interest contract in auto financing?

How to get the best deal on a used car

Do your homework. You probably thought that remark was reserved for youngsters. But when you want to know how to get the best deal on a used car, doing your homework can make all the difference in the world. And… Read more

How to get the best deal on a used car

Car shopping for first-time buyers

I always knew this day would come. As I watch my children grow and experience life events – first words and steps, kindergarten graduation, team sports wins (and losses), braces, grade reports – it has all lead to where we… Read more

Car shopping for first-time buyers