Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Saturday, November 15, 2014 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Credit unions will be looking to increase their car loan business in the next year, according to a new study by TransUnion.

Monday, April 29, 2013 5:09 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

There are more car leases available than in the past, but car leasing is more expensive on the whole, according to research by SwapALease.com.

Saturday, November 05, 2011 9:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Subprime car loans – loans given to people with bad credit — are now being packaged into securities that are being scooped up by investors, according to a recent report by the Los Angeles Times. These loans, given by independent used-car dealerships who promote their businesses as “buy here pay here” are highly profitable because the

Wednesday, September 07, 2011 10:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

If you are a new car shopper with less-than-stellar credit, it’s getting easier to get a good car loan rate.