Category: Auto

Financing for family vehicles is one of the four main sources of debt for American consumers. It typically doesn’t cause as many problems as credit card debt and student loans, but like a mortgage it’s a debt that most people either have or aspire to have. What’s more, transportation costs are the second largest expense in the average household budget after housing costs. With that in mind, we’ve gathered the latest news on auto loans and other out-of-pocket transportation costs from insurance to fuel to help you cut car costs to get on the road without driving towards debt problems.

Upside down auto trade ins

Upside Down Auto Industry

December 16th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

A record number of car buyers are coming to the lot with upside down auto trade-ins, meaning they actually owe money on the old vehicle when they upgrade.

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Poor credit can drive you off into debt

Can Poor Credit Drive You Crazy?

November 7th, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks

Your poor credit score may be costing you more and that’s not just due to higher rates on credit cards and loans. Even insurance premiums may be higher.

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Subprime auto loans fall off the path

Subprime Auto Loans Hit a Ditch

October 26th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

Nearly five out of every 100 subprime borrowers is 60 days or more behind with their auto loans. We help borrowers create a strategy to help catch up.

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Gas prices impact your budget

Filling Up More Than Your Tank

July 27th, 2016 | Michael Koretzky

A few dollars difference really adds up when gas prices drop, but are you getting the most out of the money you save by using it to pay off credit card debt?

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Credit Card Integration Hits the Road

March 7th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

Visa and Honda team up to design an app that calculates gas mileage and pays for you at the pump, but will this lead to credit card debt problems?

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Car Humbug!

December 23rd, 2015 | Michael Koretzky

It’s the busiest time of year for auto theft. Consolidated Credit helps you understand how vehicle theft could lead to end-of-year financial distress.

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Auto Loan Debt Grows in 2015

November 19th, 2015 | Meghan Stewart

Total U.S. auto loan debt hits a post-recession high. We help car buyers maintain budget control with tips for managing debt and transportation costs.

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Buying a Car Drives Us Crazy

August 17th, 2015 | Michael Koretzky

Americans love to shop, except when it comes to cars. Consolidated Credit helps you take the hassle out of the car buying and loan approval process.

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Loyalty Can Cost You

August 12th, 2015 | Michael Koretzky

A study finds Americans rarely switch auto insurance providers, in fact they don’t even bother shopping around. Here’s what you’re leaving on the table.

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How are You Spending Your Gas Savings?

May 29th, 2015 | Meghan Stewart

A poll finds financial confidence is high, even though the most Americans ended up spending the money saved from low gas prices on budget necessities.

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