Getting a car loan doesn't have to be a nightmare, even with bad credit.

Avoid Online Fraud When Applying for a Car Loan

Posted April 9, 2014 by

Like with many financial transactions, auto loans have become a way for identity thieves to steal personal information from borrowers. All borrowers need to be cautious of this threat, and at Complete Auto Loans, we are trying to help in any way we can. Through our work in the auto loan lending industry, we understand first […]

How to Avoid a Risky Used Car With a Proper Vehicle Inspection

Posted April 7, 2014 by

For many reasons, those with bad credit prefer to purchase used cars over new ones. Saving money is the biggest motivation for this decision. Finding a good quality used car is only possible if a thorough vehicle inspection is made. At Complete Auto Loans, we understand the car industry better than most. Out blog is intended […]

How to Understand Loan Terms for Car Shoppers

Posted April 3, 2014 by

Many people probably don’t know all the jargon in the bad credit auto loans world. Knowing these terms is crucial to speeding up the lending process and making your auto lending experience an easier one. Without further ado, here’s some of the terms you might hear bandied about. Annual Percentage Rate (APR) This is the […]

Filing Tax Returns to get the Most out of Auto Financing with Bad credit

Posted March 18, 2014 by

A lot of people have been asking us how they should file for their tax returns. Assuming that a jointly filed tax return is the best way to go is not always correct. In fact, in many situations it might be better to file separately to get the most out of your annual return. In […]

Common Auto Loan Myths

Posted February 8, 2014 by

The Complete Auto Loans blog has discussed auto loan myths and misconceptions many times in the past. However, an article from Billings Federal Credit Union recently caught our eye. Short, concise, and very informative, the article is a wonderful resource for auto loan seekers that may have been misinformed in the past. “Perfect credit” is […]

Winterizing Your Car – Protect Your Auto Investment

Posted December 2, 2013 by

In the Pacific Northwest, no season is as harsh on an automobile as winter.  Across the region, snowfalls and rough weather takes its toll on cars, drying out rubber seals, corroding fragile underbodies, and freezing vital systems.  Before winter rolls around, you should take a few simple steps to winterize your car to prevent damage […]

3 Steps to Recover from an Auto Loan Rejection

Posted December 1, 2013 by

Being rejected for an auto loan isn’t the end of the world, even if it might seem like an insurmountable obstacle.  More than 20% of all auto loan applications are rejected outright, with lenders taking additional time to decide on another 30%.  If you are rejected for an auto loan application, the tips below will […]

Can you Finance a Car with a Fixed Income?

Posted November 26, 2013 by

Millions of Americans between the ages of fifty and eighty are currently living on a fixed income, plus millions more who receive payments because of a disability or alimony settlement.  For these individuals, budgeting becomes a vital factor in whether or not they will have enough money to make it through the year.  People on […]

Are you Tired of Being Declined for Auto Loans?

Posted November 22, 2013 by

Just because you have bad credit doesn’t mean that you can’t get an auto loan.  Even if you have been declined for auto loans in the past, there are lenders that will work with you to give you a loan that is fair and acceptable for all parties.  Lenders all have their own criteria to […]

How to: Build Credit for an Auto Loan

Posted November 13, 2013 by

One of the first purchases that young professionals make is usually an automobile.  Whether new or used, an automobile represents a huge increase in mobility and independence for recent college or high school graduates.  Unfortunately, cars are quite expensive, and they normally require some form of financing to be affordable.  The following tips will help […]