ARTICLES RELATING TO VEHICLE FINANCE

Did my debt prescribe?

2016-08-18 17:19

A Fin24 reader wants to know how prescribed debt works after she got a surprising call from attorneys demanding payment for the shortfall of her car that was repossessed 7 years ago.

Retail vs market value of pre-owned vehicle

2016-07-14 17:12

As the SA economy continues to bite, consumers are turning to the second-hand vehicle market as an option with more variety when it comes to purchasing a vehicle.

How to save your car from repossession

2016-06-23 12:54

If your car is repossessed you may still end up paying the shortfall if it is auctioned off. However, there is a way out, explains an expert.

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 to save on your insurance premium

2016-07-17 19:17

There are simple things one can do to bring down insurance premiums, which can result in long-term saving benefits.

Reluctance to grant medium, high value vehicle and asset finance loans

2016-07-12 20:17

There has been a 19% increase in vehicle and asset finance accounts more than three months in arrears, according to credit bureau Compuscan.

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If you are under financial strain and battling to finance your vehicle repayments then credit providers will definitely take action against you. But there is help at hand.

If you are under financial strain and battling to finance your vehicle repayments then credit providers will definitely take action against you. But there is help at hand.

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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.

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