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

Your car goes through an incredible ordeal. As the seasons change and as weather can alter quickly between warm and sunny to cold and wet, it’s always a good idea to keep your vehicle prepared and ready. Don’t worry if you’ve not already considered how to prepare your car for the seasons ahead! This comprehensive guide offers you all the tips you need to help you hit the road in all weather.Make sure your car is in top condition to traverse colder weather and the months to come. That may mean you need to take your vehicle in for a complete service.

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

While it might seem like all the hard work is done, there is still the matter of the car loan and managing it successfully for the loan period. Whilst loans can often manage themselves and direct debit straight out of your bank account, it’s in your best interest to know exactly where you stand now, what things to look out for in the future and what can happen should the loan spiral out of control.

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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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