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Need a car loan? Use a credit union!

When most people need a Milwaukee car loan, they often make the mistake of going with whomever the dealer signs them up with. However, credit unions tend to give their members better rates and terms on loans than many of the other financial institutions that are lending. If you are looking over the options that you have for an auto loan, it may be in your best interest to sign up with a Milwaukee Credit Union today.

Many auto dealerships will welcome financing through the credit union warmly, because local Milwaukee Credit Unions have taken the time to build trust with them and dealerships know they can trust to be paid in a timely manner. Plus, as credit unions continue to fund the industry, some dealerships will also focus on providing members with discounts on their purchases.

The process to get approved isn’t complicated either. With some institutions, all you have to do is logon to your online account and fill out an application. Within minutes you can be pre-approved for a specific amount of financing. Another option will be to head on down to a physical branch and then complete an application with a loan officer. They will be able to fine tune the details of your loan and help you to ensure that you have an option that is going to work wonders for you.

As a credit union member taking out a Milwaukee car loan, you will have the membership benefits that are associated with your credit union account. This will include having access to better checking and savings accounts than a traditional financial institutions and the interest rates you pay on the funds help to boost the overall interest you and others receive on the funds you have secure in your accounts.

In time, as your credit score improves and you regularly make payments, you may also have the chance to refinance your vehicle through your Milwaukee Credit Union. This will give you the chance to benefit from lower interest rates and to ensure that you always end up with the best deal possible in the process. To ensure this happens though, you will need to make your payments on time, which can be simplified by setting up automatic loan payments from your account.

Generally speaking, it will be a good idea for you to get pre-approved financing for the Milwaukee car loan and then head on down to the dealership. With your approval in hand, the dealership will know that the hard part of the process is over and that the focus can be put on more important things like getting you a great deal on the car of your dreams. That of course will be a positive situation for all those involved.



6 thoughts on “Need a car loan? Use a credit union!

  1. Dear Educators Credit Union,
    I was wondering how I can reduce my car note. I am a Customer here and I would like to know more information.

  2. What is the credit score you require for an auto loan or lease? I will safely say $35,000.00, No money down?

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