Interest rates: To fix or not to fix

2014-03-25 16:58

Low interest rates provide a golden opportunity for car buyers to fix the rate on a new finance contract and guard against future increases, says an expert.

New holiday car? Here's 7 buying tips

2013-11-26 10:34

Need a new ride for the holiday season? Should you buy new or used? Is a deposit necessary? We answer these questions and more in our holiday car-buying guide!

Balloon payments over-blown?

2013-09-27 11:01

Auto shows are a lot like sweet shops - you want everything you see. Just like the 2013 Johannesburg auto show, says WesBank's Chris de Kock with a serious warning on credit buying.

Why can't we get car loans?

2013-01-16 07:32

A Fin24 user wants to know why it is so difficult for call centre staff agents to qualify for car finance.

Buyer's remorse over balloon payment

2012-10-26 09:27

What exactly is a balloon payment, and how can you deal with it? A Fin24 user gets some expert advice.

WesBank: Fewer owners in debt review

2011-08-30 11:25

Vehicle financer WesBank says it has seen a sharp drop in the number of vehicle finance customers going into debt review.

Fuel price spike concerns Wesbank

2011-05-11 14:59

Surging fuel prices are likely to make consumers downgrade, affecting demand for new vehicles, says financier Wesbank.

Wesbank bullish on 2011 vehicle sales

2011-03-28 12:23

Vehicle financier Wesbank says it expects double-digit growth in sales this year, driven largely by lower interest rates.


Shift from new to used cars

2014-03-03 15:02

The value of the rand is likely to have a greater impact on the new vehicle market in 2014 than the current interest rate cycle, says an expert.

WesBank appoints new CEO

2013-09-30 17:17

WesBank has appointed a new CEO with effect from January 1 2014.

Friends and balloon payments

2013-01-16 11:33

A Fin24 user wants to know if it is legal for a friend to take out vehicle finance on his behalf.

2013 SA Super Series calendar

2012-11-16 08:23

Motorsport South Africa has announced the 2013 Super Series circuit racing calendar, which is without a partner following the exit of sponsor Wesbank.

Credit Act cracks down on reckless buying

2012-08-12 17:51

Legislation has ensured that consumers do not take out unsecured loans to buy luxury items like cars, says a bank director, warning against balloon payments.

Vehicle finance balloon payments in decline

2011-07-10 09:49

The percentage of South Africans using balloon payments to finance vehicles has declined dramatically over the past four years.

‘Attorney’ made debt worse

2009-06-22 22:13

An accountant landed in worse debt after taking her financial woes to an alleged bogus attorney, the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crime Court has heard.

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