Dodgy Car Dealers and Auto Fraud
In my home city there are literally dozens of cars up for sale on the side of the road. I’ve began to notice car selling ‘hotspots’, where car sellers are making lots of money shifting motors from certain places that have a lot of passing traffic.
These individuals are making a ton of tax free money week on week, and avoiding any legal responsibilities if/when something goes wrong with a car they’ve sold. (more…)
Today’s article is from James Dywer, the content marketing manager at Creditplus car finance.
Car finance is becoming an increasingly attractive purchase method, with more options and protection available than ever before. Recent changes by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) mean that car finance companies and providers have to put more focus on customer satisfaction and ethical lending. (more…)
The Superhero of payment methods
In one of my previous articles “how to buy a car using a credit card” I explain how credit cards are the cheapest way to borrow money to pay for a new car. Although you need to plan and organise, plastic borrowing can be interest free for the entire term of your loan.
But there is a second additional benefit from buying a car via credit card. You are provided with an additional layer of protection not afforded by personal loans, car finance deals and debit cards. (more…)
Simple tips from 22 years in the motor industry
Once you’ve found the car you really want to buy it comes to the important part of negotiation. Haggling for the best possible price comes with practice but I have a few pointers that are sure to help you get a nice discount. (more…)
You’ll be glad you knew this before buying your next used car
During the last 25 years I’ve worked in franchised dealerships and used car dealerships, as well as running my own car lot for many years…And during that time I’ve met some rather shady used car salesman. But not all of them are out to take advantage of you and in my opinion most sales people are pretty genuine and want the best for car buyers.