Category: Consumer Guide

How to get the most for your money when buying your next vehicle

Why your credit score is important

Credit score. 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. The term itself might… Read more

Why your credit score is important

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?