Our car was looking a little sick for a while but she finally died. We were so busy between having three kids, two parents working and needing to all sorts of errands that we just couldn't survive with only one car. It was time to head into the dealership and see what kind of car loan we could get. I loved getting a new car so we didn't need to worry about repairs, but our budget was only big enough for a new-ish secondhand model. This blog shows how to compare car finance options and how to maximise your chances of a loan for a car or other big purchase.