August 30th, 2017  |  Published in Blog

You might think that any vehicle with the same number of doors and an engine is worth about the same. Not true! Your vehicle could be valued much lower by your insurance company, a car title loan company like 1(800) Car-Title® or an eager buyer when you haven’t taken care of it over time. We’ve …Read More

What’s in a Credit Score?
April 29th, 2015  |  Published in Blog, Motorcycle Loans, Motorcycle Title Loans, Refinancing, RV Title Loans, Title Loan Refinance

Experian, TransUnion, and Equifax are the three credit bureaus that store credit histories on consumers. Lenders use the scores from these bureaus to determine credit worthiness when an individual applies for a line of credit. While all of these companies calculate credit scores differently, it is important to note that there are five common factors …Read More

Could Your Credit Score Rise with FICO’s New Algorithm?
April 29th, 2015  |  Published in Blog

If you think that your credit score is the number that the three major crediting bureaus report—Experian, TransUnion and Equifax—and that these are the numbers that are used to determine your credit worthiness and risk, get ready for a big surprise. Ultimately, these numbers are not the numbers that help establish loan terms and interest …Read More

Benefits of Auto Loan Refinancing
April 29th, 2015  |  Published in Blog

Auto loan refinancing can save consumers thousands of dollars in the long run, but why are less than 15% of borrowers refinancing their car loan? RateWatch, a banking data and analytics company, recently released the results of a survey that shows how today’s consumers thinking about their car loans and what factors impact their decision-making. …Read More

Want a New Car? Here Are the Invaluable Car Buying Tips for You
April 29th, 2015  |  Published in Blog, Credit Scores, Finance

This is it — you’re buying a new car. And no, it’s not a happy adventure at all. It can be grueling and exhausting. You can encounter a pushy car salesman, do endless test drives and get your auto loan application rejected— the list goes on. But it doesn’t have to be difficult all the …Read More

4 Ways Your Credit Card Data Can Be Stolen
April 28th, 2015  |  Published in Blog

Paying with a credit card is convenient and saves most of us the time of ruffling through our cash and change at the register. But while that piece of plastic seamlessly secures payments without the hassle, those embossed numbers on your card are one of the most seductive pieces of financial information for identity thieves. …Read More

The Health Effects of Financial Stress
April 22nd, 2015  |  Published in Blog

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Effects of Financial stress can consume the majority of our lives. People are incessantly thinking about making and spending money. We go to work to make money. We think about when our bills are due. We wonder if we are going to have enough money to get by for the month. Have you ever asked …Read More

How Often Does a Credit Score Change?
April 22nd, 2015  |  Published in Blog, Car Finance, Credit Scores, Finance

Your credit score tells banks and other lenders about your creditworthiness and the potential risk when lending you money. The three major credit reporting bureaus–Equifax, Experian and TransUnion–all have the information that creates your credit score. But how often does your credit score change? The frequency at which your credit score changes depends on how …Read More

Common Credit Card Related Acronyms Explained
April 22nd, 2015  |  Published in Blog

Your credit card is your emergency financial resource. When the unexpected happens, that credit card can be your saving grace for immediate funds. Credit cards also help boost your credit score, if you pay on time, use them appropriately and don’t max out your credit limit. Many consumers find, though, that their credit card statements …Read More