Auto Finance

What you will need to know about financing a vehicle purchase

Auto Finance and Car Shopping

Smart Auto Finance and Car Shopping starts with these 4 things

Smart auto finance and car shopping usually starts with information. So it should come as no surprise that visitors to an auto lender’s blog are interested in topics such as Used Vehicles, Auto Finance, Car Shopping, and New Vehicles. Among…

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…

Couple saving in piggy bank

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…

Why your credit score is important

Why your credit score is important when financing a vehicle

Why is your credit score important? It may be one of the most important numbers in your life – besides your blood pressure reading – because it helps determine the availability and cost of credit for vehicle and other purchases….

Happy couple managing credit

Managing credit is key to making good financial decisions

Managing credit is an important part of money management. For most people, that involves a monthly car payment, credit card bills and other debt, as well as keeping track of your credit scores and protecting your personal and financial information….