Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 21°C

min temp: 17°C

Search

The pigs have arrived. See the latest

Pigs Gone Wild

news here.

New or used – check out finance deals that suits you

10:56 01 October 2014

Simon Gray, managing director of Credo Asset Finance.

Simon Gray, managing director of Credo Asset Finance.

supplied

Simon Gray, of Credo Asset Finance, says the right finance on a used car could save thousands.

Buying a new car or a used one? What is the best option when it comes to finance?

New car registrations have risen in the UK each month for two and a half years, as the recovery gathers pace and manufacturers offer enticing deals. Registrations for the first eight months of the year were 10.1% ahead of the same period of 2013 and we wait to hear whether the new 64 registration plate, which came into force in September, has increased this further.

So it is easy to understand why many feel that buying a new car, rather than used, is better for them. Low savings rates could also be a factor, as some people will be looking at what they are getting on their savings and deciding it is worth doing something else with the money. It could also be fantastic dealer finance offers on new cars, along with long warranties and cashback – deals that ‘lure’ us to part with our money!

Whatever the reason, it is good for the car market and it gives consumers more opportunity to buy a newer car.

But let’s go back to that question of whether to buy new or used. The new car deal, together with the finance package, may be attractive but, with any new car, the depreciation as soon as you drive off the forecourt has an impact and has to be considered.

Why not consider a nearly-new car, registered by the dealer to increase sales but often 25% cheaper than a new one? The dealer may not be able to offer the brand new car finance deal but we can and, with a discounted car and a competitive rate, you could save thousands of pounds against a new equivalent.

With many finance options available to consumers, there is always the right deal to suit an individual’s needs. It is always worth speaking to a good independent finance broker like Credo for advice on what finance deal is best for you and suits your circumstances. Then you have all the knowledge to go out there and finance the car of your dreams!

Credo Asset Finance is at 85 Yarmouth Road, Norwich, NR7 0HF. Telephone 01603 703180, email sales@credoassetfinance.com, log on to the website at www.credoassetfinance.com

Twitter: @CredoFinance

Facebook: www.facebook.com/CredoAssetFinance

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ipswich Star visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ipswich Star staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ipswich Star account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Simon O'Brien-Ellington with his wife, Claire.

Paths are for people, not for cars. That is the driving force behind a campaign started by Ipswich man Simon O’Brien-Ellington who says badly parked cars block access for wheelchair users, parents with pushchairs and blind people.

South East Suffolk Magistrates' Court

A teenage registered sex offender has been given a suspended prison term after police discovered he had moved to Ipswich from the Midlands without telling them.

South East Suffolk Magistrates' Court

A 20-year-old man from Ipswich has been charged with allegedly kicking a female police officer in the face and biting her male colleague.

A loo with a view in Pakefield

With so much to see and do on the Suffolk coast, a day trip is just never long enough - so why not make a weekend of it? Or even book a week-long holiday?

BHS in Ipswich.

With BHS set to close across the country by the end of August, retail bosses and politicians are now looking for an alternative use for the large store in Ipswich’s Butter Market Street.

Pupils at Sprites Primary School have a junior pig named Mudlet that they have painted as part of Pigs Gone Wild project.

Can your children create a brightly coloured pig to rival those that have popped up around Ipswich this summer?

England's Harry Martin in 2014.

The greatest sporting spectacle on the planet is almost upon us once again.

New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership, together with Norfolk and Suffolk Chambers of Commerce, host a business engagement events at UCS, to give businesses in the East the opportunity to learn more about the benefits of devolution. 
Panel of speakers Chris Starkie Chris Bally Dr Peter Funnell Andy Wood OBE Mark Pendlington answer relevant questions

Business leaders from across east Suffolk have come together to back proposals for the region to get more devolved powers from the government.

East Anglian Air Ambulance

A woman suffered a broken leg after falling from a horse in Santon Downham, near Brandon.

Police are at the scene

Two people have been flown to Addenbrooke’s Hospital with “potentially life-changing” injuries at a crash in Newton Road Sudbury.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24