Used Car Buyer’s Guide

can I afford a new car

You’re in the market for a used car, but you don’t want to buy something that wont last the drive home? You’re probably thinking about whether or not it’s possible to spend less than you would on a new car and still get something that won’t break down on the way…

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Buying A Used Car – Part 2


This article is the second in a series designed to guide you through the process of buying a used car. To read part one click here.

Now you’ve selected the car you want to purchase it’s time to negotiate. For the purposes of this article we’ll just…

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Buying A Used Car – Part 1


This article is the first in a series designed to guide you through the process of buying a used car.

Having made the decision to buy a used car the first thing you need to do is some research.

Work out how much you want to spend. If you’re paying cash for…

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How do I get a Car Loan if I have Bad Credit?

car loan approval despite bad credit

If you have bad credit it’s not impossible to get a car loan – harder maybe, but not impossible.

All lenders have strict criteria for loan approval.  These criteria are designed to protect the lender from what they consider…

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Bad Credit Car Loans

new car even with poor credit history

If you have a black mark on your credit file and you need to finance a car the best thing to do is to contact a finance broker who specialises in bad credit car loans.  Your…

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Bad Credit and how to recover from it…

i have bad credit

So you’ve got some adverse entries on your credit file and as a result you’re having difficulty obtaining a car loan.  Here are a few methods with which to improve your creditworthiness.

Check Your Credit File

The first step…

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The Lowdown on Bad Credit Car Loans

do I need a bad credit car loan?

So you’ve got bad credit and you want to borrow money to buy a car. You’re no orphan. Thousands of people have the same problem.

As a result there are a number of lenders out…

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What is Bad Credit and How Does it Affect me?

what is bad credit?

If you have been declined for a loan and you find out it’s because of something on your credit file there are a number of things you need to know.

The largest credit file management company currently in operation in Australia is called Veda Advantage,…

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Extended Vehicle Warranty – Should I or Shouldn’t I?

should i extend my warranty?

It’s a question most of us ask ourselves when purchasing a new or used car, particularly from a dealer.

Like any other sort of insurance, you’re insuring yourself against an event which may or may not occur. If you never claim then you’ve…

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Low Rate New Car Finance – is it just smoke and mirrors?

As new car prices are normally advertised as recommended retail price there’s not a great deal to differentiate one dealer from the next until you begin the process of negotiation.  Dealers therefore need to come up with new ways of getting us to come into their dealerships.

Their latest brainwave…

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