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17 09, 2018

How to get the most Value on a Car Trade-In

By | 2018-09-10T09:36:04+00:00 17 September 2018|Blog|

At one point or another, car owners will question whether they should trade their car in for a newer model or whether they should sell it privately. If you are planning to trade in your car, then you need to make sure you know what it is worth. Here is how to get the most value on your car’s [...]

10 09, 2018

SA Banks are Making Car Loans even more Difficult to get

By | 2018-09-10T09:24:55+00:00 10 September 2018|Blog|

Many banks in South Africa are cutting back on credit extensions. Johan Burger, CEO of FirstRand, attributes consumer affordability issues to the dilemma. Last year, more South Africans took on mortgages, but unsecured lending in the form of personal loans and credit cards were declined. Burger said that credit extension is going to be low for the next few [...]

3 09, 2018

Rent-To-Own: Save Instead of Having a Car Loan!

By | 2018-09-10T09:05:42+00:00 3 September 2018|Blog|

So, you need a car but you’re not sure whether you should buy a car or opt for rent-to-own vehicle financing. Most vehicle owners have been ‘purchasers’ in the past and while they know about rent-to-own car financing, they’re not quite sure if that’s a better option for them. The way people rationalise buying a car is that they [...]

27 08, 2018

The Pros and the Cons of a Rent-to-Own Car Finance Option

By | 2018-07-30T15:38:19+00:00 27 August 2018|Blog|

Rent-to-own car finance is becoming increasingly popular both across the globe and in South Africa. If you are looking for easy vehicle finance, then you need to seriously consider a rent-to-own option. Here are a few pros and cons you need to know: The Pros No Loans from a Bank: Traditional vehicle finance from a bank is linked to [...]

20 08, 2018

How Traditional Car Financing Can Become Unaffordable

By | 2018-07-30T15:26:17+00:00 20 August 2018|Blog|

Walking through one of the many auto cities and the shopping centre’s in South Africa, it is hard not to notice the eye-catching vehicle displays and advertising that makes you wish you owned that brand new vehicle. Car manufacturers spend millions advertising the latest models with luxurious features, and financing companies are increasingly offering alternate finance options that make [...]

13 08, 2018

Increasing Inflation and Petrol in South Africa- Make sure your Car Installments don’t Increase too.

By | 2018-07-30T15:18:04+00:00 13 August 2018|Blog|

The petrol price in South Africa reached a record high at the beginning of July 2018, with 95 Octane now costing R16.02 inland and R15.43 in coastal regions. Petrol rose to 82 cents a litre for both 93 and 95 octane fuel and the diesel price increased between 85 and 87 cents per litre, with illuminating paraffin shooting up [...]

6 08, 2018

What to Consider when Choosing Car Insurance

By | 2018-07-30T14:51:08+00:00 6 August 2018|Blog|

With so many companies selling car insurance, it’s tough to know which one to go for. Should you opt for the company with the lowest premium, the one with the most add-on benefits, or the one spending money on fixing potholes and helping direct traffic? In our latest blog post, our easy vehicle finance company lists the options you [...]

23 07, 2018

Where Is The Best Place In SA To Buy A Used Car?

By | 2018-07-03T11:25:52+00:00 23 July 2018|Blog|

Looking for a used car in South Africa? Here are a few places that you can check out to get the best deal possible: Online Forums And E-Commerce Websites You can buy a used car directly from a seller on e-commerce websites and online forums. The benefit of this is that you can negotiate the price with the seller, [...]

16 07, 2018

Easy Ways in Which You Can Become a Safer Driver

By | 2018-07-03T11:23:09+00:00 16 July 2018|Blog|

With millions of cars on the road, we’re faced with bad drivers, poor decisions and potential hazards with every turn of the steering wheel. That’s why it’s crucial that we, as car lovers, stick to good driving practices to make sure that we keep our cars – one of the biggest investments we can make – safe on the [...]

9 07, 2018

Want Car Financing? Your Credit Score Matters to Banks

By | 2018-07-03T11:19:08+00:00 9 July 2018|Blog|

Credit bureaus empower people to know the intricacies of applying for a loan, having it approved, and fulfilling their obligation – all of which translate to financial responsibility. These determine the creditworthiness of an individual. While a bank will have information about the debt that you owe their institution specifically, the information that a bank has is limited to [...]