In this episode learn:
What you need to know about your credit before buying a vehicle, how your credit score can affect a vehicle purchase, and the rising popularity of American cars. Special Guest: Zach Funkhouser, Co-Director of New Operations – Lebanon Ford
Show Length: 20:34
Presented by: Lebanon Ford
Lebanon Ford is a new and used car dealership located in Lebanon, Ohio, serving the greater Cincinnati and Dayton area. Lebanon Ford; Connect, Engage, Drive.
Special Guest: Zach Funkhouser, Co-Director of New Operations – Lebanon Ford
00:38 Introduction of Zach Funkhouser
00:57 Discussion Topic: How your credit score affects a vehicle purchase.
- 01:21 JC Q1: Recently there have been significant regulation changes when it comes to a business running an individual’s credit. Could you detail some of those changes and what rights do people have?
- 02:13 ZB Q2: How does a bad credit score affect your ability to purchase a vehicle?
- 03:34 JC Q3: What is a bad credit score? Does having a lot of debt mean you will have a bad credit score?
- 04:44 ZB Q4: Can being denied credit for a vehicle purchase hurt your credit score?
- 05:22 JC Q5: How can customers better prepare themselves for a vehicle purchase in regards to credit?
- 06:16 ZB Q6: Do you look at scores from all 3 credit bureaus or use the best one?
- 07:06 JC Q7: Should you allow multiple dealerships to run your credit?
08:35 Answers of the week from last week’s question: In your Opinion are convertibles “cool” or “lame”?
11:35 Off the Lot News and Notes
11:39 Zach: 2010 Was a Big Year for (Stolen) American Cars
16:20 Jeff: Ford Recalls 1.1M F-150, F-250, Lincoln Pickups
Schedule your recall service needs here, or call 513-932-1010 to speak with the Lebanon Ford Service Department and schedule an appointment.
19:11 Question of the Week: What are some things that you would like to know about credit and how it affects the car buying process?
Suggest a topic for a future episode here
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