5. Seek out car-finance lenders6 of 11Check out sources known for auto loans, rather than lenders known for catering to low-credit clients. This can include name brand national banks, local and regional banks, and well-known online lenders.<< Back to the '2009 Winter Auto Guide' table of contents Related Articles:10 ways to save on new carGreat deals on orphan models10 cheapest cars to ownTightwad's 10 tips to saveRelated Links:10 biggest gas guzzlersTop 10 fuel misersHow much should you put down?Monthly car payment calculatoradvertisement
Check out sources known for auto loans, rather than lenders known for catering to low-credit clients. This can include name brand national banks, local and regional banks, and well-known online lenders.
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