rent-to–own

10 12, 2018

I’ve got a Poor Credit Rating, how do I Buy a Car?

By | 2018-12-03T09:05:17+00:00 10 December 2018|Blog|

Blacklisted and need to buy a car?  Often, people do not want to pay a bank’s high finance and interest rate costs but also cannot afford to buy a car with cash upfront, or cannot get car finance because of a poor credit history. Rent-to-own car finance plans offer buyers a different purchase model where you can rent a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

2 07, 2018

Important Things Every Car Owner Should Know About Their Vehicle

By | 2018-07-03T11:15:41+00:00 2 July 2018|Blog|

Not everyone grew up with a family member teaching them the ins-and-outs of car maintenance. While your learner’s license educates you about traffic signs and road safety, it does not really give you any insights into how you should keep your car maintained and safe. Here are a few things that every car owner should know about their vehicle: [...]

18 06, 2018

What Is Mechanical Breakdown Cover All About?

By | 2018-06-04T09:58:02+00:00 18 June 2018|Blog|

Whether you have bought a car by means of traditional vehicle financing or whether you are using a rent-to-own option, you will want to consider the different auto insurance options available to you. While normal car insurance generally covers damage to the vehicle caused by an accident, mechanical breakdown insurance covers other repairs that weren’t caused by a collision [...]

11 06, 2018

Is car financing really the best way to get a car? No!

By | 2018-06-14T10:32:18+00:00 11 June 2018|Blog|

When most people start looking for a new or second-hand car, they assume that car financing is the only way to go about it. There are a number of alternative financing options to get you behind the steering wheel and traditional financing from a bank isn’t always the best way to go about it. One of the reasons why [...]

4 06, 2018

Why roadside assistance is essential for every car owner

By | 2018-06-04T09:35:35+00:00 4 June 2018|Blog|

As leaders in the rent to buy industry, we know which types of insurance and ‘extras’ are essential to car owners. Many people skimp on roadside assistance insurance when they buy a car because they wrongly believe that nothing will ever go wrong (and they would obviously rather save the money). Roadside assistance is a must-have for every person [...]