Buying a Vehicle

Smooth the road (or waters) ahead 

Whether it’s your first or next vehicle, buying new or used, or going with a dealer or private seller, our resources can help give you the confidence to navigate the many twists and turns. And when you’re ready to take the next step, our loan officers are ready to help.  

Auto Loan Calculator 

Searching for a new (or new-to-you) vehicle is exciting, but before you hit the lots, crunch the numbers with our Auto Loan Calculator to find out how much car you can afford.  

Buying from a Private Seller

Purchasing a vehicle from a third party is a multi-faceted endeavor. Our comprehensive guide can help steer you through the process, from securing a loan to signing the final paperwork.

Get Started on Your Learning Journey

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The Ins and Outs of Credit

Credit is an integral part of your financial power, and fully understanding how it works will help you build a solid history that will open doors and advance your goals.

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7 Tips to Protect Yourself When Buying a Used Car Privately

If you're looking to purchase a car privately and not through a dealership, follow these tips to protect yourself from potential "curbstoners" when shopping online for a used car.

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AutoSMART: Car Buying Made Easy

Buying a vehicle doesn’t have to be stressful. AutoSMART is a vehicle-shopping marketplace where you can compare millions of new and used cars and trucks—and even get preapproved for a SELCO loan—right from our website.

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Before You Sign Your Auto Loan

Financing a new or used car can be complex. Make sure you know all your options and have a clear understanding of what lies ahead.

Car Buying Basics

New or pre-owned? SUV or hybrid? Dealer or private seller? First time car buyers can feel overwhelmed with all the choices, but Ace will walk you through the fundamentals of researching, shopping, and negotiating your new ride in less than three minutes. 

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