How do you buy a car after bankruptcy?
What comes to mind when you see or hear the word “bankrupt?” Do you see the big black and white letters and hear the woeful sound effect from “Wheel of Fortune?” That word and the idea are etched into our collective minds as something to avoid, something that could spell disaster for the rest of your life, but it doesn’t have to be like that. It doesn’t mean it’s all over. If you have been in need of an upgrade in your automobile and have recently come out of a bankruptcy situation, all hope is not lost. How do you buy a car after bankruptcy? We have some tips on the matter, and while this is not a replacement for financial advice from your legal counsel, we think this can help shed some light on a difficult topic. Read the rest of this entry »
Does J.D. Byrider sell vehicles as-is?
Have you ever been perusing the internet or the classifieds in your Sunday paper and found ads for cars being sold “as-is?” Quite often those vehicles tend to come with a wonderfully low price tag. Do you know what else they come with, usually? Problems. If someone is selling a car “as-is,” that may be a red flag that the vehicle has a number of issues that the seller will not be handling, and when you purchase the vehicle at that low price and get the title under your name, those problems become yours. Does J.D. Byrider sell vehicles “as-is?” No, and we’ll tell you why. Read the rest of this entry »
What are the J.D. Byrider Extended Service Agreements?
If you are reading this, you may already know that J.D. Byrider is a great place to go if you are looking for a new-to-you set of wheels, especially if you are having a hard time with your credit at the moment. Our commitment to serving customers does not stop there, however; we continue to provide quality service after you take your vehicle home as well, and we do this with our Extended Service Agreements. What are these agreements, and what do they entail? Read on for more details! Read the rest of this entry »
New Year’s Eve 2017 events in the Lehigh Valley area
It’s hard to believe that 2017 is already just about in the books entirely, but here we are! What a year it has been, and we cannot wait to get going on 2018! Of course, saying goodbye to one year and hello to the next is a time-honored tradition for us, and if you are looking to head out and about on the last night of the year with your family and friends, there are a number of different New Year’s Eve 2017 events in the Lehigh Valley area for you to enjoy. Take a look at a few suggestions below. Read the rest of this entry »
How to clean road salt off your car
Winter is here, and while that offers much merriment in the way of the holiday season, it also serves up a proper dose of snow and ice in these parts. Snow and ice can make it difficult to drive, and a way that we combat that is with special road salt and sand that can help erase the slickness caused by such weather. But, much like any cure for an ailment, it is not without side effects. Salt and sand from the road can really grime up your automobile. Read ahead for some suggestions on how to clean road salt off your car during these rough winter months. Read the rest of this entry »
Christmas events in Lehigh Valley 2017
Can you believe how quickly Christmas has arrived once again? Yes, the halls are much more decked, the airwaves are filled with holly jolly tunes, and there is a special magic in the air that can only be described as the Christmas spirit. This is a wonderful time of year to visit with loved ones and enjoy a number of different holiday-themed activities in the process. We are fortunate to live in an area that offers plenty of fun for the whole family this time of year. Read ahead for a few of our suggestions of Christmas events in Lehigh Valley for 2017. Read the rest of this entry »
10 steps for rebuilding your credit
Nobody’s perfect. Bad credit can happen to anyone due to a number of different circumstances, and having bad credit can really hurt you as you try to live your life. But it doesn’t have to be like that. There are ways you can dig yourself out of the bad credit hole. We have a list of 10 steps for rebuilding your credit, and while this is not meant to replace advice from financial experts or your own personal financial representative, it’s a good list of steps to think about when trying to get back on your feet. Read the rest of this entry »
Christmas tree farms near Easton PA
As the year begins to draw to a close, the holiday season has arrived once again. For everyone who celebrates Christmas, one of the biggest traditions is having the perfect tree decked out for all to see. It is the centerpiece of many decorative displays, so it is important to find the right one. You have a number of options available to you as far as finding your tree goes, including these Christmas tree farms near Easton PA. Read on for a few of our suggestions! Read the rest of this entry »
When should you stop using your current vehicle?
You’re cruising along the highway while jamming out to some catchy tunes. You excitedly slap the steering wheel in time with the groovy beat. When the song is over, however, you realize that the percussion you were hearing is actually a pounding coming from somewhere beneath the hood of the car. While this is bothersome, you can’t say you are entirely surprised. This car has been giving you grief for a while now. Is it on its last breath? Is it time for an upgrade? When should you stop using your current vehicle? We have a few suggestions. Read the rest of this entry »
Does J.D. Byrider report car payments to the credit bureau?
If you are in need of a new-to-you set of wheels but are unsure of your credit situation, you have come to the right place. Having a bad credit score can hinder you from enjoying some of the finest experiences life has to offer, including driving a reliable car. If you have bad credit, then you know how limited your options are in terms of where you can purchase a pre-owned automobile. We can help. When you sign up to make payments for certain items or services, those reports can often be reported to crediting agencies. Does J.D. Byrider report car payments to the credit bureau? Yes, we do! Read on for more details. Read the rest of this entry »