Should I pay off my car loan early?
When people take out a loan to buy a vehicle, they are usually counting down the days until the note is paid off in full. To be sure, this is a great feeling and should be a point of pride for the vehicle owner. Sometimes people come into a fair amount of money unexpectedly and it’s not uncommon for them to ask the Meridian Honda Finance Department, ‘Should I pay off my car loan early?’ Under most circumstances, the quicker you can get the debt off your ledger, the better it is for your financial health. However, for any of several reasons, car payments are different in the eyes of the three credit bureaus. Let’s take a look at a few things that you should know before paying your car loan off early. (more…)
Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
Can I buy a car online in Meridian, MS?
The continued threat of COVID-19 has forced everyone to rethink the way the approach almost every transaction. Meridian Honda remains open for both sales and service. The service side of the operation has utilized online scheduling for a long time. But, have you also been wondering, ‘Can I buy a car online in Meridian, MS?’ The sale team also offers a lot of online tools that should get most customers a fair distance into the process. We want our customers to feel safe and avoid getting sick. To serve that end, our team of product experts thought it would be useful to provide a refresher on how to use all of the online features offered by the Meridian Honda website. Let’s take a look. (more…)
Thursday, September 26th, 2019
How much should a down payment for a vehicle cost?
There are a lot of exciting things about the vehicle-buying process. However, financing is going to likely be the most stressful element for most people. If someone is taking a traditional financing route through a bank, credit union or other lenders, having a check for a down payment is a big part of this process. So, how much should a down payment for a vehicle cost? Unfortunately, there isn’t a straightforward answer that will apply to everyone. No two Meridian Honda customers have the same financial situation. Here are a couple of broadly applicable pieces of advice our financing team has seen put into practice over the years. Let’s take a look at some things that might help you. (more…)
Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
Top three outdated new car buying myths
Everyone has a friend who has a lifehack for everything. It seems like these are the same people who always have a fool-proof way to get the best deal possible on new vehicle purchase. The team of product experts and managers at Meridian Honda want to make sure you have an excellent experience with us. Believe it or not, we want buyers to get the best deal possible. Our team has identified the top three outdated new car buying myths that are not only ineffective but also could lead to frustration on both sides of the transaction. If there is anything we can do to make your car-buying experience better, don’t hesitate to reach out to one of our product experts today. (more…)
Monday, December 17th, 2018
Honda College Grad Program requirements
College is an exciting time. It took a lot of hard work to get there and even more effort to graduate. Meridian Honda and Honda Financial Services want to reward all of that work and start students out on the right foot after they get their diplomas. The Honda College Grad Program requirements make it easy and affordable for recent and future graduates to get behind the wheel of a new vehicle. By qualifying for the Honda College Grad Program, students and recent grads can be eligible for several benefits that aren’t available to anyone else. Plus, this can be a great way to start building a healthy credit profile. Let’s take a look at some of the broader points of the program. (more…)
Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
Should I lease or buy a new Honda vehicle?
Are you trying to decide if you should lease or buy a new Honda vehicle? Do you need more information about leasing before you would feel comfortable making the decision? This blog might have all the answers you’re looking for, as it explores the benefits of Honda Leadership Leasing®. Here at Meridian Honda, we take time to educate our customers to make sure they’re making the right decision to fit their lifestyle and budget. Continue reading to learn more about leasing a Honda and if it’s viable for you.