Working for Tips: How to Get an Auto Loan

  1. Working for Tip: How to Get an Auto Loan
How to get an auto loan while working for tips

If you work for tips as your primary source of income, you may feel a little confusion when looking for an auto loan. It may seem daunting, but getting a car loan while working as a server, bartender, or any other tips-based profession is actually quite simple. There are a couple of things that you can do to help you get a loan that meets your needs.

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2 Tips for Getting an Auto Loan While Working for Tips

Use current bank statement to get an auto loan

Tip #1) Keep Track of deposit slips and bank statements:

Every time you deposit cash or paychecks into your bank account, take your slips and save them in a special envelope or folder. If you receive monthly bank statements, save these as well. By being able to bring a written document of your income with you, you clearly demonstrate your income and help lenders see that you bring in a steady flow of money.

Good credit and auto loans

Tip #2) Maintain a good credit history:

One of the most important parts of getting the loan you need for your next vehicle is maintaining a healthy credit score. Pay your bills on time, stay current on your credit cards, maintain a workable debt load, and you will demonstrate to lenders that you are responsible and capable of paying back an auto loan.

These two tips will not ensure a loan, but they can go a long way towards making sure you have a loan that fits your needs and budget. Other tips and tricks include saving for a large down payment and possibly extending the length of your loan. Both of these can lower your monthly payment and help you secure a loan for a great car.

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