29 03, 2022

How to ensure personal financial success in 2022

By |2022-02-21T09:17:31+02:0029 March 2022|Blog|

We all have to face the fact that 2022 is going to be a difficult year - for South Africans as much as for people anywhere else in the world. However, that doesn’t mean we should all give up hope and accept the situation. There are always ways to survive - and even thrive - in tough economic times. [...]

22 03, 2022

Should you apply for a bank loan for a car?

By |2022-02-21T09:07:20+02:0022 March 2022|Blog|

For most South African car owners, the most common and accessible way of owning a car is to acquire financing from a bank. However, is this really the best way to go about it? You will find that opting for a rent-to-own car is a far preferable option. Who has the cash for a car? How many people do [...]

15 03, 2022

2022 may be a tough year for Saffers

By |2022-02-21T09:24:25+02:0015 March 2022|Blog|

Economists have predicted that 2022 will be a particularly tough year for South Africans. As we come to the end of the first quarter, it seems that they are right in most respects. The continuing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, soaring prices and record unemployment levels are all contributing to a difficult economic climate that is taking a toll [...]

8 03, 2022

Overcome soaring costs and supply and demand problems with a rent-to-own car

By |2022-02-21T08:32:20+02:008 March 2022|Blog|

Since 2020, the cost of living has skyrocketed around the world. South Africa has not been insulated from the onslaught of rising prices. As inflation makes its presence felt, the cost of essentials, from housing to transport and food, continues to go up. All consumers are looking for ways to save money and reduce the impact on their bank [...]

17 02, 2022

Should you change your budget because of inflation?

By |2022-02-04T15:53:06+02:0017 February 2022|Blog|

Prices are rising and consumers are feeling the impact. Everyone is looking for ways to lower their costs, from choosing cheaper alternatives to cutting luxury items out of their budgets. One thing is certain: many people cannot afford to be without cars. Yet, the prices of vehicles are increasing too, pushing the limits of affordability for some consumers. How [...]

15 02, 2022

How to budget in 2022

By |2022-02-04T15:47:56+02:0015 February 2022|Blog|

The beginning of the year is the perfect time to take a fresh look at your financial situation and bring your budget under control. Examine your income and expenses, and, if you are in the market for a new vehicle, perhaps consider getting a rent-to-own car as a more budget-friendly option. Here are some tips to consider.   Better budgeting [...]

10 02, 2022

Subscription-based economy trends – it’s great for car ownership

By |2022-02-04T15:41:16+02:0010 February 2022|Blog|

The subscription-based economy continues to grow in products as diverse as media, healthcare, food and cars. When it comes to the car industry, the subscription economy enables consumers to acquire cars through agreements that allow them to rent to own with no credit score. What is the subscription-based economy, and why is it so popular? What is the subscription-based [...]

8 02, 2022

You use a subscription model for your music – why not your car, too?

By |2022-02-15T14:31:57+02:008 February 2022|Blog|

The subscription business model has risen in popularity in recent years. It is perhaps most prevalent in the media industry, in the form of products such as Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music, YouTube Music, etc. However, the model can extend to many other industries and products - such as rent-to-buy cars!  The rise of subscription models  The subscription model is [...]

28 12, 2021

Down Payment vs Balloon Payment

By |2022-01-20T13:13:51+02:0028 December 2021|Blog|

Down payment vs balloon payment - which is the best option for you when renting or buying a car? We have a guide to balloon payment and down payment to help you decide.  What is Down Payment? A down payment refers to a percentage of the car’s total purchase price. Down payments for new cars can go as high [...]

21 12, 2021

Tips for Selling your Car to a Dealer

By |2022-01-21T07:54:26+02:0021 December 2021|Blog|

Selling your car to a dealership? You have three alternatives when selling your car to car dealers: private sale, consignment sale, or trade-in. Here are some tips to ensure you get the best price when selling your car. Figure Out the Value  Knowing the value of your car will help you to ensure you are getting the right price. [...]

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