The Express Lane Blog

5 Car Gift Ideas for the Holidays
While the holidays are great for spending quality time with family and friends, finding the perfect gift for your friends and family can be a bit of a hassle...
4 Ways to Make Thanksgiving Travel Less Hectic
Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel times of the year. People all around the world travel from place to place to be with their loved ones for...
3 Ways to Make On-Time Car Payments
When making payments on a car loan or auto financing, keep in mind that many creditors report your payment history to the three major credit reporting...
3 Fun Ways to Make Your Car Part of Your Halloween Costume
With Halloween coming up in just a few days, you might be toying around with last-minute costume and/or car-decorating ideas. The beauty of celebrating...
How to Save and Set a Budget to Purchase a Vehicle
Purchasing a car is a major financial undertaking for most car buyers — especially those with bad credit or no credit history. If this applies to you...
Common Auto Financing Mistakes to Avoid
Buying a new or used car typically involves more than simply picking a car you like and driving it off the lot. For most car buyers...
3 Customer Benefits of Getting Vehicle Financing through Credit Acceptance
No one likes rejection — especially when it comes to getting credit approval. That’s why the Credit Acceptance auto finance program was designed...
4 Things First-Time Car Drivers Should Know
Getting behind the wheel of a car for the first time can be exciting and a little intimidating. But as a new driver, one thing you need to remember is...
What to Bring to the Dealership When Purchasing a Vehicle
While purchasing a vehicle can be a rewarding experience for many car buyers, it can also be a rather tedious process — especially if...
Budgeting to Buy a New or Used Car for Your Teen Driver
Now that your teenage, soon-to-be driver will be hitting the road with their newly-obtained license, you may be planning on buying a new or used car...
Back to School Safety Driving Tips for First-Time Car Buyers
A new school year brings eager students donned in freshly worn school clothes. It also brings congested roads from loaded school buses to parent and teen...
How to Save and Set a Budget to Purchase a Vehicle
Purchasing a car is a major financial undertaking for most car buyers — especially those with bad credit or no credit history. If this applies...
A Car Lover’s Dream: The Story behind the Detroit Woodward Dream Cruise
Imagine buying a car in the 1950s or 60s in Detroit, the Motor City, when classic muscle cars and street rods were in their heyday. Now imagine...
I Just Got Approved for Auto Financing with Bad Credit… Now What?
Perhaps you’re someone who has recently gone through bankruptcy, or maybe you’re a recent college graduate with no credit history. As a result, you may be...
Innovative Car Technologies of 2019
Every year, automotive technology becomes more sophisticated. The newer the model, the more high-tech the features. If you’re purchasing a new or used car...
Deal or No Deal: How to Find the Right Dealer for Your Car-Buying Experience
Finding the right car dealer can be just as — if not more — time-consuming as finding the right car, but it’s a critical step in the car-buying process...
How to Move from Subprime to Traditional Auto Financing
During your recent car shopping experience, you learned that you qualify for subprime auto financing, likely due to some credit problems that may have...
How to Host a Fourth of July CAR-beque
Cookouts and BBQs have long been staple traditions of Independence Day celebrations in America. But...have you ever hosted a Fourth of July CAR-beque? If not...
Car-Buying Dos and Don’ts
You’re ready to purchase a car but don’t know exactly where to start in the car-buying process. Whether you’re a repeat or first-time car buyer...
Car-Related Father’s Day Gifts Your Dad May Appreciate
While flowers and a card may be the easy go-to present for Mother’s Day, shopping for a Father’s Day gift for Dad might not be that simple. If your dad loves cars, getting him something...