Auto Finance

What you will need to know about financing a vehicle purchase

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

Know how much vehicle you can afford. Learning how to set up a monthly budget is the key to buying a new vehicle while ensuring you don’t overextend your finances, according to experts including Consumer Reports and Edmunds.com. Even using…

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How to use an auto finance calculator: A step-by-step guide

It’s useful to know how to use an auto finance calculator when you plan to buy a car. Fortunately auto finance calculators are not that difficult to figure out. For example, the Affordability Calculator at Santander Consumer USA (SC) requires…

Tax refund car purchase

Tax deadline, car shopping delayed by Coronavirus?

Tax refunds are arriving. And that means many Americans may be looking for a new or used vehicle on which to spend the money they get back from Uncle Sam. Of course, due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the tax deadline…