ARTICLES RELATING TO VEHICLE FINANCE

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.

SA's best car insurance firm

2014-01-15 07:14

Which insurance company will give you the best service for your wheels? This study based on the public's feedback reveals all.

Best car buy

2014-01-03 14:27

Is it better to buy an older model car at a discount, or pay more for a new model?

House or car with a R250 000 windfall?

2013-09-12 17:08

A Fin24 user wants to know whether he should pay off his car or buy a property with some money he has come into.

Should I pay cash for my car?

2013-08-01 10:44

Advice on payment options for a Fin24 user who is contemplating a vehicle purchase and wants to know if there are any drawbacks to a cash settlement.

Best car finance option

2013-05-13 17:25

Advice for a Fin24 user who wants to know how he can make the biggest interest saving on vehicle finance.

Caught up in excitement over car loan

2013-05-09 16:01

A Fin24 user realised too late that he had fixed his car payments at a rate of 16%, and asks if he can lower the vehicle finance interest rate.

Car instalment too high

2013-04-25 14:29

A Fin24 user asks if she can return her car to the bank for refinancing on a cheaper model.

Cash or finance?

2013-01-21 08:12

A Fin24 user wants to know whether it makes more sense to pay cash for a car or to get vehicle finance.

Does Capitec give vehicle finance?

2013-01-17 07:24

A Fin24 user asks whether Capitec will be able to finance his car purchase.

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.

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.

Car Buyers' Guide

2011-03-10 12:00

Time for an upgrade? Be prepared & know what to expect with these top tips!

Car Buyers' Guide

2010-11-11 12:00

Shopping for a new used car? Be prepared with these top tips…

 

A better credit rating for car finance

2014-01-17 16:35

A Fin24 user wants to know how she could improve her credit rating in order to qualify for more car finance.

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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.

Best way to approach vehicle finance

2013-08-02 14:01

Help for a Fin24 user who has some concerns about buying a new car to replace the vehicle he has had for 13 years.

Vehicle finance needed, no credit history

2013-06-18 13:23

A Fin24 user who has no credit history is struggling to get vehicle finance and seeks advice.

Can we return our car to the seller?

2013-05-09 17:17

A Fin24 user wants to know if his partner can return her car to the seller, as she has replaced it with a smaller model and no longer needs it.

Can I combine car and debt payments?

2013-04-26 12:15

Advice for a Fin24 user who needs a car for work, and asks if he can pay a lump sum for vehicle finance and other debt payments.

Car finance dilemma

2013-03-18 16:02

Advice for a Fin24 user who can't keep up with her car instalments and wants to know if she can return the vehicle to the bank.

Ten car purchase tips

2013-01-18 11:31

Thinking of buying a car? Here are some points you should bear in mind if you want to buy either a new or used car.

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.

Financing a car while jobless

2012-12-11 10:10

A Fin24 user wants to know whether a car dealer can refuse to accept an agreement if one is unemployed.

Car Buyers' Guide: What you MUST know.

2011-11-10 15:48

Thinking of upgrading? Here's what you need to consider first.

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.

Car Buyers' Guide

2011-02-25 12:00

Shopping for a new used car? Be prepared with these top tips…

Vehicle owners warned of scam

2009-05-28 22:04

South Africans should beware of a vehicle finance scam which targets vehicle owners unable to honour their payments.

 
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