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Do You Need a Bad Credit Auto Loan?

[Oct 28, 2008.]


Recent Economic turmoil has driven many dealerships out of business and forces others to redefine themselves.

Many people find it tough to find a bad credit auto loan these days. Lenders are no longer offering this type of financing as they once did in years gone by. This situation has left a small void or a need that needs to be filled.

Those dealerships still left standing are making a switch to help those families in need of a bad credit auto loan. Looking at a time of such financial difficulty some say that this approach is a huge gamble yet others would beg to differ.

Taking quick look at events that lead to a need for a bad credit auto loan you first need bad credit. Well that is a huge “duh” statement, but it is true and to create bad credit you would most likely have less money. If you have less money you are having financial difficulties and if the US is having financial difficulties it is safe to assume a large percentage of Americans are facing bad credit.

Used car dealerships will be the largest segment of the auto industry in need of bad credit auto loans. The average price of a used car nationwide is in excess of $8,000 according to the Sacramento Bee and the average price coupled with a slowing, if not bad, economy will produce a need for more bad credit auto loans moving forward. We just need lenders to step in and continue to provide the financing necessary to help those in need.

A word of caution, when exploring your options for a bad credit auto loan it is best to know your credit score going into this situation so you can make the best decision possible and to choose who you work with closely. You may not know you made a bad decision until many years later and at that point it is too late.


About Author:

Brent Lane is a Mortgage Consultant in Roseville, California. He helps homeowners in California with their mortgage financing and writes on his BLOG at www.thelanegroup.blogspot.com

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