Resources, Tips & Car Buying Guides

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Valley Auto Loans is dedicated to serving as well as educating our visitors regarding the process of applying financing. Car shoppers should compare all of the available loan options they have. Below are some of our best guides and resources to help you make a wise choice. Please check this page regularly as we will update it with our latest and most valuable content.

Free Offers, Resources & Tools

  • Free Auto Loan Quote – Our page for requesting a free quote on an auto loan or car refinance loan.
  • Free credit report – You can check your credit score from all three credit reporting bureaus and sign up for ongoing reports if you choose.
  • A Simple Budget For Your Car Loan – We provide everything you need to build a simple budget. Download free pages and instructions. Learn how to get extra paychecks.
  • Auto Loan Payoff Calculator – We explain how to use a payoff calculator tool. This will help you look at different payment plans.
  • Used Car Review Checklist – This is a 21 point checklist that you should have with you when picking out a used car.
  • New Car Review Checklist – This is a 20 point checklist that you can pull up on your mobile device or print off and take with you when shopping for a new car.

General Auto Loan Questions

  • Frequently Asked Questions When Applying For Auto Financing – There are many questions surrounding the application process. From interest rates, bankruptcies, trade-ins and more, we cover it here.
  • Glossary of Finance Terms – Here we provide a comprehensive list common words found when researching auto financing options, applications, and contracts.

Auto Refinancing

Car Financing – Loans and Leasing

Buying A Used Car

  • How To Buy A Used Car – This is a “Used Car Buyers Guide” that is a must read if you ever plan to buy a used car from a dealer or private individual.

Buying A New Car

  • How to Buy a New Car – This “New Car Buying Guide” is a step by step, complete guide to the car buying process. From finding great deals to closing the deal and avoid dealer tricks and ripoffs.

Resources and “How To” Guides