Can't Afford Car Crawfordsville IN
lake station, IN
Can't Afford Car
In a tough economy when jobs are being lost and finances are tight, it is often a struggle to make car payments. Many people find themselves in a situation in which they are behind on car payments and can no longer afford their car — or can't afford payments to buy another car (see ).
Cars are being repossessed and returned to banks and finance companies at an alarming rate. Even when people can no longer make payments and voluntarily return their cars, they find it doesn't solve their problems. In fact, it often makes the problem worse. Problems are especially acute for people with upside down loans – they owe more than their car is worth.
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To stop making payments on a car loan, or having missed a series of payments, puts the car loan in "default." The definition of "default" can vary between lenders, but it is always defined in the loan contract. It defines the conditions under which a loan goes into default and what can happen as a result.
Let's take a look at the problem and examine some possible solutions.
Refinancing your car loan or lease
Many people feel that if they could just get a little lower monthly payment, they could keep their car and continue paying off their loan or lease. One way, they feel, is to refinance their loan or lease. It seems to work with home mortgages, so why...