Car loan rate update: February 2020

Banks, credit unions and online lenders are slashing car loan rates to grab business amid difficult market conditions in February 2020. The lowest car loan [...]

POSTED ON February 4, 2020
How to Get The Best Possible Deal on a New Car

Making the decision to purchase a new car isn't an easy one. For many, it represents the second-largest financial commitment they will make besides purchasing [...]

POSTED ON February 3, 2020
Car loan rate update: January 2020

“Car loans now have home loan-like rates” The car dealership may not be the best place to finalise your car finance because banks, credit unions [...]

POSTED ON January 13, 2020
Interest Rate update:

MEDIA RELEASEMonday 13 January 2020 Car loans now have home loan-like rates Car loan sales are under pressure as vehicle sales in Australia feel the [...]

POSTED ON January 13, 2020
Is a car loan a good option for you?

When you need a car, whether it’s your first vehicle or an upgrade to a bigger and better model, you have the choice of: 1) [...]

POSTED ON July 23, 2019
Can a student get a car loan?

For students, having a car can make life easier and can broaden your opportunities. You can drive to a job, for example, or visit your [...]

POSTED ON July 19, 2019
Do you know how a car loan actually works?

Car loans are a type of personal loans, approved for the specific purpose of buying a vehicle. Most car loans are secured against that vehicle [...]

POSTED ON May 18, 2015
What is a good interest rate for a car loan?

Car loans are personal loans that are secured against a car, usually a new or near new car. Traditionally credit unions, mutual banks and smaller [...]

POSTED ON April 21, 2015
Credit unions car and personal loans are cheaper

Car and personal loans are an area where credit unions, building societies (known as mutuals) have traditionally been very competitive, and they continue to offer [...]

POSTED ON April 24, 2012
Car loans drive up personal loan applications

Total credit applications fell in the last three months of 2011, but personal loan applications grew modestly, up 2.4 per cent for the December quarter. [...]

POSTED ON February 10, 2012
Credit union driving 8 per cent car loans

South Australian based Savings & Loans Credit Union is currently promoting car loans with a headline and comparison rate of just 8.24 per cent, fixed [...]

POSTED ON January 20, 2010
Plenty of cars – any buyers?

The average business car loan increased in size by $1462 from $43,471 in 2008, to an average of $44,933 in 2009. Loan application amounts spiked [...]

POSTED ON January 19, 2010
Salary package a new car with ME

ME Bank and Leasexpress have released a new loan type product allowing employees to salary package new and demonstrator vehicles. Known as a novated lease [...]

POSTED ON December 3, 2009
Suncorp car loan looks competitive

A Suncorp secured car loan of $5,000 or more is currently charging a fixed rate of interest of 10.75 per cent, making it one of [...]

POSTED ON November 19, 2009
ANZ chases car loan partners

Car loans could become easier to get under an ANZ plan to forge partners in the Auto sales industry. Through its wholly-owned subsidiary Esanda, ANZ [...]

POSTED ON December 22, 2008
Luxury cars targeted by ATO

The tax office will target purchasers of luxury cars as it ramps up efforts to identify people who are understating their income. The tax affairs [...]

POSTED ON May 22, 2008
Car sales slump holds growth warning

The fall in new car sales in October provides more evidence of the impact high petrol prices are having on the Australian consumer. After a [...]

POSTED ON November 29, 2005
Car yard finance an expensive choice

Buyers of new cars will bargain over a car's price tag, but are less inclined to shop around for the lowest available finance. And while [...]

POSTED ON November 25, 2004