Car Finance Resources

Besides a house, a car is one of the bigger investments most people make in their lives. And so, we get it, you want to be prepared with solid information, research, and answers to all the questions you may have. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or an experienced one, we genuinely want you to drive off in the right car at the best possible price. Here’s a list of expert advice and helpful car buying resources that we’ve put together to help you get started.

Seasonal Car Maintenance: Car Care Tips for Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall

Running a car all year round can be tricky when the weather is always changing. What may work for you in summer certainly won’t work well in winter! You may already know a thing or two about preparing for the cold snap – but what about for the drier months? In this guide, we will look at ways in which you can prepare your car from season to season. Which tyres should you be using during spring and summer? What provisions will winter demand? Let’s take a closer look at the best preparations.

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Car Finance Success: What To Do Now, Then & Later

The excitement that comes with getting the car of your dreams can sometimes get so overwhelming; it’s easy to lose focus on the important things involved in the process. Managing your car loan is one of them. Perhaps you’re just getting started, or you’re already looking into paying off your loan faster, or maybe you’re worried about missing a payment. Whatever your situation is, there’s always a way to make it as painless as possible. Read on for some tips, insights, and advice on how to successfully manage your car loans.

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The First-Time Buyer’s Guide to Car Loans

When shopping for a car, most people focus too much on finding the “right” one and not enough on the financial realities and responsibilities attached to it. If you’re on your first-time car buyer journey, it’s important to know all the basics so you don’t go in blind and end up having to pay more than you should. In this first installment of our ultimate guide to car loans, we walk you through the full cost of buying a car, the key terms you need to know, and all the options you can pursue. Click through to get started.

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The First Time Buyer’s Guide (I Know I Want A Car)

So you’ve done your homework and you’ve got the car loan lingo down pat. Now what? Getting a car involves moving through various stages and making some of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make—from working out a budget plan, to choosing the right car for your needs, down to negotiating like a pro. Following on from the first part of our guide to car loans, this second installment covers car financing tips, the car loan process, and the various aspects of the car-buying experience. Read on for more.

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How Does Car Financing work? (FAQs)

Buying a car is a process, and you’re bound to have a lot of questions along the way: How does car financing work? What if I have bad credit? Do I need a broker? To make a knowledgeable purchase, it’s worth your while to ask away, get as much information as possible, and sniff out potential problems. It’s a big financial commitment, after all, so it's important to get the best advice. Click through for some straightforward answers to the most frequently asked questions about buying and financing a car.

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The Big Idea: Buying a Car for Small Business

Yes, you’ve heard it all before, but the truth remains: many small business owners do run their business on their cars. And if you’re looking to make a major car purchase to run yours the same way, you want to know you’re doing the right thing. Business decisions, after all, should be based on goals, not impulse or intuition. So what can you do to make sure that getting a business car is a wise, strategic one? Click through to find out everything you need to know about buying a car for small business.

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Gear Up: Vehicle Ownership in Australia

Cars are a huge part of the daily Australian life—so much so, that the country’s car population is, in fact, growing faster than its human population. Are we kidding? Nope. Is carmageddon coming? Maybe. But before it does, let’s have a look at the bigger picture of the car world in our own backyard and explore car ownership in Australia. Read on to learn some bizarre and interesting car facts, keep up with the latest car trends and stats, and find out more about car theft and how you can protect yourself from it.

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