How is the interest on a car loan determined?

2016-04-04 07:57

A Fin24 user wants to know what determines her interest rate on her car loan as she plans to trade-in her car and apply for refinancing.

What are the odds for a second car loan?

2016-01-26 07:18

A Fin24 user wants to know if her current car financer will grant her a loan despite a bad credit record.

Car or flat? How to be smart about your choice

2016-01-03 12:48

Many young people starting out on their careers in 2016 will be faced with the choice of buying their first car or first apartment and the decision may be tough.

Telematics: a win-win for insurers and drivers

2015-11-09 09:15

Telematics technology can help good drivers pay lower insurance premiums. Brendan Horan of MiX Telematics (Africa) shares how.

The most stolen car in South Africa...

2015-09-13 11:06

Car theft is big business in South Africa with over 55 000 cars stolen every year. Here are the top five most stolen cars.

Changes impact vehicle affordability test

2015-05-11 15:32

Consumers hoping to obtain vehicle finance should be aware of amendments to the National Credit Act and National Credit Regulations, says an expert.

How to pay off debt faster

2015-04-13 12:35

Expert advice for a Fin24 user who is looking for the best option to pay off her car loan more quickly, as well as valuable food for thought.

How car insurers dodge claims

2015-04-06 21:20

Just because you have car insurance doesn’t mean that you’re going to get a pay out in the event of an accident. Here are the top reasons why companies deny claims.

Revealed: The best car insurance firm in SA

2015-02-23 07:00

Are you using the top car insurance firm in the country? This study first published on Fin24 reveals the best vehicle insurance firm based on the public's feedback.

What to ask before buying a car

2014-11-25 09:22

ADVERTORIAL: Buying a car never loses its thrill. It’s even more exciting if it’s your first. Consider some important issues before you hand over your money.


Take control of your motor plan

2016-01-28 12:30

When it comes to understanding motor plans, many South African motorists are a bit clueless. We look at why and how you can stay on track and avoid unnecessary expenses.

Car-buying tips for the New Year

2016-01-11 18:18

Many car buyers delayed their car purchases to have a car registered in the new year, but it does have its drawbacks, explains an expert.

Battling a R70 000 trade-in shortfall

2015-12-09 07:53

A Fin24 user who had a R70 000 shortfall on his vehicle finance and battling to keep up with payments, seeks advice.

Interest penalty on car loan settlement

2015-11-06 15:52

A Fin24 user who is paying off her car loan wants to know about settlement options and the interest penalty she is likely to incur.

Saving money or paying off car sooner

2015-05-27 14:08

A Fin24 user wants to know if it is better for him to save his extra money each month or to pay off his car sooner and save on interest.

Earning well, yet no vehicle finance

2015-05-05 13:55

A Fin24 user and her son cannot understand why his vehicle finance application has been declined although he earns well.

Divorce plans hamper vehicle repayment

2015-04-10 16:17

A Fin24 user is getting a divorce and neither she nor her husband can afford the vehicle finance on their own.

Crushed by car instalment burden

2015-03-10 17:35

A Fin24 user is desperate to find a way to pay less on his monthly vehicle instalment.

Upset that husband buys car without consent

2015-02-02 16:50

A Fin24 user was shocked to find out that her husband has bought a car without telling her, especially since they are married in community of property.

Fresh out of debt review, needing car finance

2014-10-29 15:45

A Fin24 user who has just come out of debt review was told he needs to get his credit score up before he can get vehicle finance.

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