The functions of personal finance and high corporate finance are different, but believe it or not, the two are not completely dissimilar. The companies which need some guaranteed loans at some time, or at least a line of credit in case they need a short term loan are some of the biggest names out there.
A vintage Aston Martin DB5 recently sold at auction in London that was originally driven by Bond. James Bond. The car is no replica or tribute model. It is arguably the most famous car in the world. It was one of two Aston Martins driven in the film “Goldfinger” by Sean Connery. More than one
Subprime auto lending saw a resurgence in the third quarter, according to the credit reporting agency Experian Automotive. Bad credit car buyers were also getting approved for higher loan amounts. At the same time that auto credit markets were loosening, borrowers defaulting on auto loans also declined. Lending standards loosen According to Auto Loan Daily,
Finding quick cash may be as easy as looking to the hefty cost of maintaining a vehicle. In today’s market everyone is looking to save money. Most people suffered during the recession due to the hefty unemployment rate and home-value losses. They had to quickly go through their cash reserves to maintain their budgets and
The rise in the price of gas may be slowing for the moment, but long gone are the days when fuel cost was a minor consideration in our driving habits. Here are several simple things to consider which may save you some green next time at the gas station. Drive calmly and sensibly Angry driving
Consumer Reports cars that made the magazines “Best 10” list don’t include the government bailout automakers General Motors and Chrysler. The best cars for auto financing are being built by Honda and Subaru, according to Consumer Reports latest automaker rankings. The automaker showing the most dramatic improvement is South Korean carmaker Hyundai,jumping to fourth place
The Chevy Volt went into production Tuesday following a celebration at the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck plant. GM plans an initial run of 10,000 Chevy Volts,which will start being seen on U.S. roads in December. Auto analysts say the Volt, which as already won two 2011 Car of the Year awards, could be a game-changer for
U.S. auto sales in 2011 will be strong if January is any indication. U.S. automakers usually expect a slow January, but this year, year-over-year sales for the month were strong. The U.S. auto industry finished 2010 with strong sales and industry experts forecast a sustained upward trend in U.S. auto sales for 2011. Back to
It was recently announced that General Motors has paid the U.S. Treasury back on a portion of the loans it received in the auto bailout. General Motors entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, then set about getting back on track. It paid off portions of the loans with interest far ahead of schedule, so apparently they
General Motors has begun an Impala recall. Possible seat belt defects are the cause of the 300,000 car recall. Belts may come apart in collisions because of improper mounting. There are only two affected model years. General Motors will contact owners of the affected model years. Impalas recalled More than 300,000 cars are going to
Just days after Akio Toyoda apologized to Congress for the multiple recalls of over 10 million Toyota vehicles, a runaway Prius in San Diego is making headlines. While some buyers are looking into auto financing to get the now-reduced cost vehicles, Toyota has recalled several models of its popular Prius hybrid. Toyota has also recalled
The Honda Civic is one of the top-selling cars in the United States, and if you are looking for a Honda Civic in Atlanta, used or new, there are a few things you should keep in mind. A used Atlanta Honda Civic can be a great deal, while a new Atlanta Honda Civic has the
Recent statistics from the car-lending industry are showing that it is easier to get car loans with bad credit. While lending is still slow for borrowers at every credit tier, it is improving. Lenders are also exploring alternative lending options that are helping expand available credit. Drop in lending installment loans During 2008, the amount
Ford increased U.S. auto sales more than any other automaker in 2010 and passed Toyota to take No. 2 in sales behind General Motors. Every automaker increased U.S. sales except Toyota, which saw a decline in numbers. While automakers such as Ford and GM enjoyed a 2010 resurgence, Toyota was burdened by a plague of
Just when Toyota thought it was out of the recall jungle, the (faulty) break lights started flashing. The embattled automaker has reported that there will be a recall of 94,000 2011 Toyota Sienna vehicles because of a problem involving the brake light switch bracket. All Toyota Sienna vehicles in question were produced before November 2010.
Some people might be led to believe that loan modification is just for mortgages, but that really isn’t the case. You can refinance your auto loans, too. In fact, right now could be a better time than ever to refinance car loans, as rates for car loans are lower than they have been in a
Today, Honda announced that it would soon be recalling nearly a half-million 2007 and 2008 Honda Element and Odyssey vehicles in the U.S., Canada and UAE. The Honda recall is because of an issue with the braking and stability system that causes a soft brake pedal over time, decreasing the braking power of the vehicle.