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How to Refinance Your Car Loan and Save Monthly! - Articles Surfing

Paying your monthly bills can always put a hole in your pocket at certain times of the month, so it really pays to find new ways to save money. Mortgage payments and car payments are both bills that will specifically take large chunks of your bank account.

Finding ways to save on your mortgage payment is not always that easy. But one of the easiest ways to save big bucks on your monthly bills is to find ways to save on your monthly automobile payments.

If you have a good credit history or if you have a better credit history than when you originally financed your car loan, you may be eligible for a lower interest rate through your existing company or through another types of finance companies.

Personal Loans or Unsecured Loans

A personal loan or unsecured loan from a financial institution are two ways you can possibly get a lower interest loan. Banks are more strict thank other institutions when it comes to qualifying for a loan, but if you have an existing relationship with the bank, such as a checking or saving account, you may have a good chance at finding a better loan.

Some independent financial institutions may have better loans for you, but their interest rates tend to be higher than banks. Even though these rates tend to be higher, you may still find a lower interest loan than your current loan.

Loan Secured by Your Automobile

Some banks may simply give you a lower interest loan secured by your automobile. Doing a loan this way ensures that your bank has some type of collateral in case you do not pay your loan. Usually, banks require that your car be no older than 8 years old to qualify for this type of loan.

Credit Card Advances

If your loan balance is low enough or if your credit card limit is high enough, you may be able to get a lower rate by using your credit card. If your credit card interest rate is lower than your car loan rate, this is something you may to look at financing your car this way.

Search Online for Companies that Specialize in Auto Refinancing

Let Lenders Compete for Your Business

If you decide to look online for a loan, you will find that there are sites where you can apply for a loan and have lenders compete for your business. You only have to fill out one application and hundreds of lenders will evaluate your loan and give you an idea of the rates and terms you qualify for.

These are just some of the ways you can lower your monthly car payment through refinancing. The main point of refinancing your car loan is to find a place that will provide you with a lower interest rate than the company that currently holds your car loan.

Just to let you know, you may face some obstacles in refinancing if you have not paid your loan down enough. In this case don*t be discouraged. Just find out how much you need to reduce your loan and focus on paying down your loan more.

Lowering your monthly car payment is an easy way to help you save big bucks in tight situations. If you have been on time with most of your car payments, you have a chance at finding a lower rate. You just need to find the right resources that will help you. If you find that you don*t qualify for a lower rate, be sure to ask your loan provider how you can meet the standards of the lower rate loans.

Submitted by:

Rod Davis

Rod Davis is a loan officer and chief writer of the http://www.FinancialMailbox.com Newsletter where he writes weekly articles and guides on saving money, credit improvement, debt reduction, investment, finance and Real estate. You can learn more about refinancing your auto loan at http://www.autoloans.FinancialMailbox.com.



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