Bad Credit can stand in the way of many things, including a Car Loan. But, bad Credit doesn’t put you out of the running so much as it changes the game.
Bad Credit and You
If you have a bad Credit score, it’s a score lower than 670 on the FICO Credit scoring model. FICO scores range from 300 to 850. The higher your score, the better. Your Credit score isn’t just an arbitrary number, though. It’s what you get when you add together the sum of parts that make up your score. These parts are payment history, 35%; amounts…
With bad Credit, getting any sort of new Credit can be difficult. However, if you’re in need of a Car Loan, then you’ve got at least three types of lenders to consider, and we want to help you find them.
Bad Credit Auto Loans
Getting a Car Loan with bad Credit doesn’t have to be hard. While you may be a little more limited in your choice of lenders, you may not be as limited as you think.
Easiest Option: BHPH Dealership
Arguably, the easiest way to get a bad Credit Car Loan is by heading to a buy here…
Think things through before you commit to a seven-year Car Loan.
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For most of us, Buying a Car involves getting a Loan, whether from a bank, a Credit union or an Auto manufacturer’s captive finance company. Whether or not we’re approved for that Loan is determined by our Credit score — except, in one case. According to a report published by CarsDirect on Friday, Ford has removed the minimum Credit score requirement for its 84-month Car loans.
This can be considered problematic for a few reasons. Typically, a minimum FICO score is taken as an indicator,…
Many bad Credit borrowers are advised to get a cosigner to increase their chances of qualifying for an Auto Loan. However, having a cosigner doesn’t mean you have a 100% chance of getting approved.
Cosigners and Car Loans
When you bring a cosigner along for the ride, they provide more security for the Loan. A cosigner promises to repay the Loan if you can’t, so a lender is more likely to consider you for financing because there’s more than one person willing to repay it. Additionally, choosing a cosigner that has a good history of repaying loans can also increase…
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There is no minimum Credit score to get a Car Loan.
You can get bad Credit Car loans from a variety of sources.
Find better rates by comparing your options and working on raising your Credit score.
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If you have a low Credit score, you still have options for Auto loans. You can get bad Credit Car loans from a number of banks, Credit unions, dealerships, and online lenders. Typically, you’ll pay a higher interest rate. However, you don’t have to settle for the first…
A 720 is a good score, but you might save money if you improve your Credit before you apply for a Car Loan.
If you’re shopping for a Car Loan with a Credit score of 720 or higher, you’re in a strong position. A 720 Credit score is considered good by just about every lender. But even though 720 is a high enough credit score to get a car loan, you might be able to lower your costs and save money if you can improve your Credit score before you apply.
Here are the steps you can take to maximize…
With few exceptions, Buying a Car consists of two major activities: (1) finding the Car and (2) taking out a Loan to pay for it.
Understanding how Car loans work, how they differ from other types of borrowing, and what you need to know to avoid getting taken for a “ride” is the business of consumer affairs expert Kathryn J. Morrison of South Dakota State University.
Dr. Morrison spoke with Investopedia recently to try to help would-be Car buyers understand the sometimes confusing world of automobile loans. Our edited conversation follows:
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