Buying a car is a big-ticket purchase that often requires a loan. When a buyer picks the right car loan, it can alleviate the financial weight of the vehicle purchase. Get the wrong one, and it becomes a burden to carry for years. To make a car loan work, you need to understand its components … Continue reading The Difference Between Fixed-Rate And Variable-Rate Car Loans
Buying a new car is not your typical everyday purchase because it requires a handsome sum of money. Even the cheapest hatchback today, the 2019 Mitsubishi Mirage, will cost you almost $14,000. If you ‘re not rolling in dough but want (or need) to own a car, then saving up some money for it first … Continue reading Tips on How to Save Up for A New Car
There was a time when electric cars were just highlights of motor shows. Now, we’re starting to be accustomed to their presence on Australian roads. The question for many Aussies today is whether it’s finally time to invest in an electric car or should they wait it out until it becomes inevitable. What is an … Continue reading Should You Buy an Electric Car?
When hunting for a used car, most people are placing costs and appearance of the car at the top of their list. Unfortunately this same group are placing safety factors much lower on their list (if considering it at all). It goes without saying that this should not be the case. No matter if you’re … Continue reading Tips For Finding A Used Car That’s Safe
Just months after its release earlier this year, the 2019 BMW X1 is already getting an upgrade and there will soon be the first Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) version in Australia. This surprise makeover of BMW’s top-selling SUV includes a facelift, with a reworked front bumper, larger air intakes, new adaptive LED headlights, and … Continue reading 2019 BMW X1 Gets a Facelift & Hybrid Upgrade – Already!
The 2019 financial year is ending. If you’ve been waiting for a good time to purchase a new vehicle, then this is it. Buying a car this winter, just before tax time is your best chance to get some fantastic deals. There are two main reasons behind this: First, the automotive market in Australia did … Continue reading Buying A Car Before Tax Time
Good news for small business owners! You can now claim your new car’s purchase cost against your tax. That’s right. The Australian government has recently declared that small businesses can still get the instant asset tax write off for a maximum of $30,000. The tax write-off amount has increased from the previous limit of $20,000, … Continue reading Businesses: Claim the Instant Asset Tax Write Off
First time car buyers, here’s the most important things you need to consider about financing: your credit score. Banks and lenders refer to a person’s credit score to determine the risk of giving loans. If you want financing to purchase a vehicle, then you need to know the score required for a car loan and … Continue reading Credit Score Required for a Car Loan
People shopping for a car are often torn between a brand new and a used vehicle, although a used vehicle is usually the cheaper option. However, everybody forgets about the third option, which is an ex-demonstrator vehicle. This is the best of both worlds, an almost brand new car with a nice discount on top. … Continue reading Pros & Cons of Buying an Ex-Demonstrator Vehicle
If you’re in search of a good compact car to buy this year, then you’re in luck because five new 2019 cars have arrived in Australia, each one offering new features and upgraded specifications to win you over. One of these cars is the fourth-generation Mazda 3 and it’s ready to overtake the competition in … Continue reading Car Review: New 2019 Mazda 3