Archive for the ‘Finance’ Category

Holiday Credit Card Safety 101

Monday, December 18th, 2017
side view of several stacked and fanned-out credit cards

‘Tis the season for Christmas shopping and ice skating, but December is also a big month for credit card scammers to work overtime. With many people making large charges for Christmas presents, it’s a good time for criminals with stolen credit card numbers to sneak in under the radar. In this blog we are going to talk a little about how to prevent credit card fraud during the holidays (or any time) and what to do if you become a victim of this sort of attack. (more…)

Can you get a car loan with a credit score of 600 or below?

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Can you get a car loan with a credit score of 600 or below?

Getting a car loan can be both useful and necessary if you have a low credit score. Vehicles are an important transportation need in many areas, and getting a car loan can sometimes help improve a person’s credit score if a regular payment history is shared with one of the credit evaluation agencies. But sometimes it can be challenging to get financing for a new or used car when your credit score isn’t that good. Can you get a car loan with a credit score of 600 or below? That depends on where you go. (more…)

No credit and poor credit financing at Third Coast Auto Group

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
No credit auto financing in Austin TX

Here at Third Coast Autos we know that many nasty credit situations can happen to people through no fault of their own. Whether that means a divorce, unexpected medical debt, or the serious impact of a bankruptcy on credit scores, it can be hard when you have no credit or poor credit to find an important thing like an auto loan.  It also takes students and adults a long time to build up a good credit history.  Fortunately, if you are looking for poor credit or no credit auto financing in Austin TX, one of our four dealership locations may be right for you. (more…)

How to get financing at Third Coast Auto Group

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
Is it safe to do a credit application on the Third Coast Auto Group website?

Drivers who have struggled to get credit approval in the past may be wary about applying for credit. Fortunately, here at Third Coast Auto Group, we make applying for a car loan, and getting that loan even if you have a bad credit situation, straightforward. If you are interested in getting financing for one of our quality used vehicles at one of our four locations around Austin TX, we can help. One of the first steps is filling out our easy online pre-approval form. But is it safe to do a credit application on the Third Coast Auto Group website? Absolutely! Keep reading to learn about a few of the ways we keep you safe when you apply for an auto loan at Third Coast Auto Group. (more…)

Is new or used the right choice for you?

Monday, July 10th, 2017
Should you buy a new or used car?

Should you buy a new or used car?

When it comes to buying a new or new-to-you vehicle, there are plenty of options, ranging from brand new models to extremely cheap road-side deals, and everything in between. The choices can be dizzying, but if you have been asking “Should you buy a new or used car?” we are going to lay out some aspects to consider. (more…)

How does depreciation change the value of a car?

Thursday, May 11th, 2017
how do used cars depreciate

We’ve all heard of the term depreciation. It applies to property, assets, and of course cars, but how does depreciation change the value of a car? Does it work differently than with a house? Is a car a sound financial investment? We will answer all these questions and more right here. (more…)

Improve your credit score with an auto loan

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
Man looks at a computer screen and ponders his financial situation.

Whether car shoppers have low credit, bad credit or no credit, shopping for a major purchase (like a house or a car) can be stressful because of the loan process. However, with the right lender, even a basic car loan can help improve your credit. Wondering how you can improve  your credit score with a car loan? Keep reading to find out. (more…)

Fast facts about auto loans after bankruptcy

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
Can you get a car loan after bankruptcy?

Financial trouble can be some of the most anxiety-causing. Whether this is a paycheck that doesn’t quite cover the expenses for the month or something more major like medical problems or a bankruptcy, it can have a serious impact on your well-being. One common question people ask is “Can you get a car loan after bankruptcy?” Having bad credit or a history of not being able to pay dept can affect your interest rate and vehicle availability, but many people can still get a car loan. Even better, getting a car loan may even help you improve your credit over time! (more…)

What is the most dependable used vehicle?

Friday, April 7th, 2017
Do Toyota vehicles break down?

When you are looking for a used vehicle with affordable financing, another big factor to consider is the quality of the vehicle. A new-to-you car will do you no good if it breaks down the second it get off the lot. With our large used inventory and four dealership locations, we strive to offer the very best in quality used cars that can fit into your financing needs and budget. We also carry a variety of used Toyota cars in Austin TX. Do Toyota vehicles break down? This brand recently took top marks in the 2017 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study, which means they have very few problems. (more…)

We make financing easy at Third Coast Auto

Monday, February 6th, 2017
Ways to make financing payments at Third Coast Auto Group

Ways to make financing payments at Third Coast Auto Group

Third Coast Auto Group is committed to making financing easy for our customers. Anyone who has purchased a car from us knows we offer a wide variety of affordable cars with easy in-house financing. But did you know that there are multiple ways to make financing payments at Third Coast Auto Group? (more…)