Where to Finance a Car

When looking into buying a car, first and most importantly, you need to find a financing offer and a company that will handle all the procedures involved in the process for you. You might want to consider a dealership financing offer. You will have to get acquainted with the finance terms and learn about the credit score: how it’s calculated and why it matters. 

Lastly, you need to remember the steps that you will have to follow after buying your car. Car insurance, refinancing the car loan, and, especially important in the Covid19 times, look into ways of preventing losing your car in case of sudden complications leading to you losing the ability to continue paying back your loan.

Now, this article will focus on reviewing a few companies that will help you finance your car acquisition.

Consumers Credit Union

Based in Illinois, Consumer Credit Union lends nationwide, not available in Alaska or Hawaii. Purchase loans available for both new and used vehicles, as long as they are not older than ten years old and don’t exceed the mileage of 125,000 miles, from private sellers and dealers.

It enables refinancing of existing car loans and offers good credit to those with a higher minimum credit score compared to their competitors. However, if your credit score is low, you’re better off shopping around further. 

There is a small membership fee required but no application fee. The minimum repayment period starts from just six months. Extras included: coverage of mechanical car repair. There is a 0.5% reduction in your payment rate if you’re using a Consumers Credit Union account for repayments. Minimum monthly income required: $2,000, maximum loan-to-value ratio: 125%, loan amount up to $150,000. 


LightStream offers loans in 50 states. No matter whether you’re after buying a new or used car, buying out your leased car, or refinancing a car loan, this is your place to stop by. There are no vehicle restrictions. 

The minimum credit score required is 660 FICO; however, if your credit score is 720 or superior, you will be offered excellent conditions. No minimum monthly income required. There is no maximum loan to value ratio. You will not be asked to pay any application or late payment fee. The maximum loan amount is $100,000. 

Payday Depot

An alternative to dealing directly with a car loan financing institution is Payday Depot. They provide loans for those unexpected expenses to all the residents of the USA who are at least 18 years old and who can prove that they have been employed in the same place for a minimum of 90 days earning above the minimum wage rate. Further requirements involve an active bank account without overdraft and a valid phone number and email. 

In order to obtain a loan with them, you will have to have your credit score checked, present the most suitable for your needs and situation lender, submit all the personal and financial information required, send over the application, and wait. If your application has been approved, the funds will reach you within 24 hours through a cash out refinance

Before compromising to any agency, union, or institution, make sure to look around and make your own comparisons of all the details that are relevant to your situation and real possibilities at the moment.

RJ Frometa
Author: RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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