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Outside auto loans: The secret to a great deal when buying a car

Blog Post by chrisoutsidefinancialcom - 09/06/2017 04:02:58pm

BEAR FACT Don’t leave yourself vulnerable: you need to understand your options and arrange your car loan before you go to the dealership. The right car loan could save you $1,000 in fees and markups. A better auto loan is easy (and we can help) Do your research. Understand your options. Understand what protection products […]


Vehicle Service Contracts: A smarter way to own

Blog Post by chrisoutsidefinancialcom - 10/07/2017 03:44:07am

Learn about ‘A Smarter Way to Own’ your car! Vehicle Service Contracts (VSCs) are great products . . . trapped in a bad reputation . . . for good reason. Do I really need an “extended warranty”? Consider the facts: manufacturer’s warranties usually offer limited protection for 3 years or 36,000 miles. But cars are […]


Women buy more cars than men, so why do so many of us feel disadvantaged during the buying process?

Blog Post by outsidesonia - 02/06/2018 09:24:43pm

Women are more likely than men to have a bad experience at the dealership, even though we influence the majority of car buying decisions. The first time I went to a dealership, I did my research: I knew which models I wanted to test drive, and I could recite all the important specs – horsepower, […]


The truth about longer car loan terms: Shorter is better

Blog Post by outsidesonia - 02/06/2018 09:56:51pm

The Point: Borrow for as short a term as you can afford. Longer auto loan terms can cost you thousands. That’s great for car companies, banks, and the auto dealer, but maybe not as good for you. Caution: Auto loan terms are getting longer Over the last 10 years, the average auto loan term has […]


Stop surprise fees when buying a car: Get out the door quotes

Blog Post by chrisoutsidefinancialcom - 02/06/2018 10:32:03pm

We all have the same questions: Are documentation fees negotiable? What about destination charges? How much do I need to pay for tax, title, and license fees? Two Truths About Fees: No one likes them, and they’re all over the place. The car buying process is full of surprises, like dealer fees, documentation fees, administrative […]


Why the right auto loan is more important than ever

Blog Post by chrisoutsidefinancialcom - 09/25/2018 06:23:21pm

Why is the Right Auto Loan More Important Than Ever? Consumers are now better informed than ever about the price they should pay for a car. That’s great for buyers, but it’s also why they have to be extra-careful: auto dealers have switched from making most of their money on selling cars to making money […]


How to use an auto refinance calculator

Blog Post by chrisoutsidefinancialcom - 10/01/2018 08:45:53pm

Do you have questions about refinancing your car loan? At Outside Financial, there are a few key questions most customers have about refinancing car loans: Can I refinance for a better interest rate? Is it worth it to refinance my car? Can I lower my total interest payments over the term of my loan? Can […]


Car refinancing to lower your monthly payments and get payment relief

Blog Post by outsidesonia - 10/04/2018 11:45:46pm

Refinancing your auto loan can be a smart way to meet your monthly budget goals, save money, and even improve your credit score.  Done right, it’s like earning a free vacation.  We’ll show you how. Refinancing your auto loan can save you money by: lowering your interest rate extending your loan term skipping a monthly […]


Why you need to compare auto loans

Blog Post by outsidesonia - 10/16/2018 03:48:04pm

It’s never too late to save $1,000. Car loan interest rates are on the rise.  According to the Federal Reserve, the average auto loan interest rate has increased by almost 1% over the past year. That means that the APR you qualified for 8 months ago when you took out your car loan may have […]

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