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3 12, 2018

Maintenance Tips to Get Your Car Ready For the Summer Holidays

By | 2018-12-03T08:49:28+00:00 3 December 2018|Blog|

December holiday is around the corner and you undoubtedly have a few summer road trips planned. Regardless of whether you are planning to make a 200 km or 2 000 km journey, you need to make sure your car is in tip-top condition so you are not left on the side of the road in the heat. Battery When [...]

26 11, 2018

When is the Right Time to Buy a Car

By | 2018-11-02T13:39:12+00:00 26 November 2018|Blog|

In South Africa, monthly car payments are often the second highest debt you have to pay monthly, after rent or paying a bond.  Not having a car is simply not an option for most of us. If you, like many people, are starting to consider investing in a vehicle, then it is important to consider whether it is the [...]

19 11, 2018

Differences between Rent-to-Own versus Bank Vehicle Finance

By | 2018-11-02T13:34:10+00:00 19 November 2018|Blog|

If you have been blacklisted, then you may find it especially difficult to get a loan for a large purchase, such as a car. In the past, people with a bad credit record were opting for a rent-to-own car finance plan but with more consumers picking up on the benefits of these easy car finance models, it is quickly [...]

12 11, 2018

Managing the Damaging Effects of Hitting a Pothole on your Car

By | 2018-11-02T13:27:08+00:00 12 November 2018|Blog|

Potholes are a structural failure on the roads surface often caused by high volumes of traffic breaking the asphalt, or water retention in the underlying soil, creating a hole in the road.  When driving over potholes, minor to severe damage can be caused to your car’s tyres. These are a few important considerations to check for, when driving over [...]

5 11, 2018

Top 5 Essentials to always keep in your Car

By | 2018-11-02T13:09:48+00:00 5 November 2018|Blog|

Most of us jump into our cars, aware of the most important items to take with, namely your valid drivers licence, cell phone and wallet. There are, however, a number of other essentials that you should always keep in your car to make an unexpected turn of events, a little easier to manage and help ensure your future safety: [...]

29 10, 2018

Here’s the Easiest Way to Buy an Affordable Car in SA

By | 2018-10-15T11:20:37+00:00 29 October 2018|Blog, Vehicle finance|

If you are struggling to get vehicle finance from a bank or other financial institution, then it is time to consider rent-to-buy car financing options. Not only does it help you to avoid a new line of credit, but you also will not have to pay the high interest rates that banks charge on vehicle loans. With Earn-a-Car, you [...]

22 10, 2018

Do Not Fall into These Traps When Buying A Used Car

By | 2018-10-02T14:07:12+00:00 22 October 2018|Blog|

Have you ever regretted buying a car? If you have, it is probably because you agreed to a less than fair deal that was based on one or more of the following scenarios: You Went to An Auto Dealer to Find Out What Kind of Vehicle Financing You Could Get Approved For It is important to enquire at your [...]

15 10, 2018

It’s Hail Season! Here’s How to Protect Your Car:

By | 2018-10-02T13:56:15+00:00 15 October 2018|Blog|

If you live in the Highveld, you’re aware of the stormy summer rains which means you need to be aware of the weather when you are on the road and protect your car from hail damage. Here are a few tips to protect your car from hail: Pay Attention to where you Park your Car It is so easy [...]

8 10, 2018

Easy Vehicle Finance – How to Work Out Your Car Budget

By | 2018-10-02T13:49:48+00:00 8 October 2018|Blog|

Whether you are opting for traditional financing from banks or a rent-to-own vehicle finance plan, it can be hard to determine your available budget for a car. Most experts say that you should not be spending more than 20% of your monthly net income on your vehicle. The 20% of your income ballpark figure should include payments on all [...]

24 09, 2018

5 Reasons South Africans are Choosing to Rent-to-Own Their Car

By | 2018-09-10T09:41:10+00:00 24 September 2018|Blog|

Rent-to-own car financing is an easy type of financing and appeals to many people. Here are the top five reasons why South Africans are choosing to rent-to-own their car: Easier Access to Car Financing Vehicle financing, like any other type of loan, is meant to help everyone in getting the things they need. The problem is that banks are [...]