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Top tips for buying your first car

Whether you need a car loan or have the cash to hand, choosing your first car is as exciting as it is daunting. There’s a lot to learn, a lot to know and some preparation you need to undertake before you drive away happy. This post will share three useful tips for buying your very […]

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Is there a ‘best’ time to trade in your old car?

A key component to lowering the car loan you may need for a new car is maximizing the amount you get for your old one. Aside from the usual advice of keeping up with maintenance, not customizing the car too much, not buying unusual colours and keeping the car in good condition, is there an […]

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Five budgeting tips for car loan down payments

The new year is almost upon us, 2020 vehicle models are out in force and it’s the time of year where we begin looking forward in earnest and making plans for the months to come. Now is as good a time as any to begin budgeting for your next car. A larger down payment can […]

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Why avoiding debt harms your credit score

Sound counter intuitive right? You would think someone who saves all their money, are sensible with outgoings, keep all loans paid in full, pay cash for as much as possible and pay their bills on time would have a fantastic credit score wouldn’t you? In fact, the opposite is true. If you avoid credit or […]

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The benefits of paying off a car loan early

A car loan is a significant responsibility and a decent monthly outgoing. That’s even more true if you treated yourself to something special this time round. While car loans are generally for a fixed term, there is nothing stopping you paying it off early. In fact, there are some benefits to doing that. Aside from […]

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Tips for getting a great student car loan

Being a student is your first real taste of independence and nothing else ever comes close. Having your own car adds to that feeling of independence but with so many more demands on your money, can you really afford one? You can if you budget carefully and get the right car loan. That’s what this […]

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Bankruptcy and car loans

There was a time when bankruptcy was regarded as the end of the road as far as finance was concerned. Once you went bankrupt, that was it. No more credit, no more finance and you could forget about a car loan! That has all change now thanks in part to the financial crisis and the […]

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Three reasons to monitor your credit report regularly

Even if you’re not planning on applying for a car loan for a while, it makes sense to keep an eye on your credit report. It’s a pivotal part of any financial decision, both for you and any lender so it pays to keep on top of it. If that wasn’t enough, I’ll give you […]

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What’s the minimum credit score to qualify for a car loan?

Just a few years ago, you would have had to fit very specific criteria to qualify for a car loan. Thankfully things have changed and lenders are now much more appreciative that people come in all shapes and sizes and financial situations. There are still hoops you will have to jump through to be approved […]

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Five things you need to know before you get a car loan

Car loans are a serious business and while they are easier to get than ever before, they are still a substantial financial commitment. While we here at Car Nation Canada would love to  get you a car loan, we also want to get you the car loan you want and can afford. The more information […]

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