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What you will need to know about financing a vehicle purchase

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…

What is a simple-interest contract in auto financing?

What is a simple-interest contract in auto financing?

Just because auto financing involves simple-interest contracts doesn’t mean everyone understands them. Asking the question “What is a simple-interest contract?” is not unusual. And as a large auto lender with several million customers, Santander Consumer USA knows that many borrowers…

What you need to know about credit when financing a vehicle

What you need to know about credit when financing a vehicle

It should be no surprise. What you need to know about credit when financing a vehicle is that lenders generally provide more financing to borrowers with higher credit scores. Almost half the money loaned goes to so-called super-prime borrowers –…