Is auto loan refinance right for you?

Is auto loan refinance right for you?

The following post originally appeared on our RoadLoans blog, The Open Road. If you have an auto or truck loan and wonder if you’re getting the best possible deal, you probably should take our short quiz below: Under what circumstances should you consider an auto loan refinance? When your credit rating has improved, or your income has […]

Five easy ways to keep up with your auto loan payments

Five easy ways to keep up with your auto loan payments

The following post originally appeared on our RoadLoans blog, The Open Road. Next to owning a home, getting an automobile is one of the most important purchases you can make. Not only is it exciting to get behind the wheel of a new car, it’s also nice to know that you are building up your credit by […]

Looking for a new car? Check out the DFW Auto Show

Looking for a new car? Check out the DFW Auto Show

Walking onto the floor of the Dallas Convention Center for the 2013 edition of the DFW Auto Show might be enough to glaze the eyes of even the most enthusiastic autophile. With about 700 cars, trucks, SUVs and crossovers in the show, it’s hard to know where to start looking. Well, Terry Box, auto writer […]

If I refinance auto loan, will my interest rate drop?

If I refinance auto loan, will my interest rate drop?

The following post originally appeared on our RoadLoans blog, The Open Road. Reducing your interest rate – and, coincidentally, your monthly payments – are major reasons to refinance auto loan. And now is a good time to accomplish those two goals, with overall borrowing rates at a near all-time low, according to bankrate.com, despite a late-2012 […]

DFW Auto Show a good place to size up new cars, trucks, SUVs, crossovers

DFW Auto Show a good place to size up new cars, trucks, SUVs, crossovers

The 2013 DFW Auto Show is “ready to rumble.” Starting today and continuing through the weekend at the Dallas Convention Center, there should be plenty to interest anyone who as any interest in automobiles. The auto show, which got its start more than 30 years ago, “now boasts more than half a million square feet of new […]

Why you should apply at RoadLoans.com before visiting a dealership

Why you should apply at RoadLoans.com before visiting a dealership

The following post originally appeared on our RoadLoans blog, The Open Road. I’m often asked a variation of the following questions: –          “Why should I apply for automobile financing with RoadLoans.com before I ever visit a car dealer?” –          “What is the difference between applying with RoadLoans.com or the dealer?” This is why so many people choose […]

Subaru recalling self-starting ‘zombie’ vehicles

Subaru recalling self-starting ‘zombie’ vehicles

Japanese automaker Subaru is recalling nearly 50,000 specially equipped “zombie” vehicles, model years ranging from 2010 to 2013, including Legacy, Outback, Impreza and Crosstrek vehicles, UCN News Now! reported Friday. Vehicles equipped with an automatic or CVT transmission and an Audiovox remote engine starter (RES) accessory may malfunction if the fob is dropped. It may […]

Auto financing, refinancing trending for 2013, analysts say

Auto financing, refinancing trending for 2013, analysts say

Planning to borrow money for a car loan to purchase a used or new vehicle in 2013? You won’t be the only one, experts say. Despite the economic uncertainties there’s plenty of money available. “Overall, when you look at the industry, you’re seeing continued growth,” Peter Turek, automotive vice president in Chicago-based TransUnion’s financial services […]

Do your homework before shopping for a new car or truck

Do your homework before shopping for a new car or truck

Going car or truck shopping without doing your homework is like, well, taking a team into the big game without a plan. It’s like driving across the country without a map – or GPS device. We were reminded of this when we happened upon Evan Griffey’s Car Buyer’s Checklist – 10 things everyone should consider […]