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All you need to know: Leasing or financing a used car

Acquiring a car through car finance is a popular, convenient and cost-effective way of attaining a vehicle, but most often, […]

How to get out of a car loan

People look to get out of their car finance agreement for many reasons. Their personal circumstances may have changed, perhaps […]

I’ve been bankrupt before, can I get car finance?

Bankruptcy can be devastating on a personal and family basis but is also devastating to your credit status for obvious […]

Can I reclaim PPI on a car loan from a dealership or finance company?

With the deadline on PPI claims fast approaching on the 29th August 2019 you may be scratching your head as […]

How does BIK work and how do I make sure I pay the least, legitimate amount of tax possible?

Perhaps you have had a company car for some time or maybe this is your first company car – whatever […]

Company car finance – here’s what you need to consider

There are all sorts of advantages to having company cars but what is the best finance method for your business? […]

What to do if refused car finance

Rejection is painful. You’ve been looking at getting a new car, do all the research and decide on a few […]

Who qualifies for business car leasing?

For businesses of all types, car leasing is an attractive way of acquiring a company car or fleet of cars […]

Car finance for the self-employed, small business owners who don’t have a steady income

Going on your own can be the best thing you have ever done and whether you are self-employed, run your […]

Will applying for credit from multiple locations harm my credit rating?

When you are looking for finance on your next new or used car, it helps to know whether there is […]

How to look at APR’s when financing your car

Almost everybody has heard about APR’s but how do they work and what should you look out for when financing […]

How to get car finance if you have no (or limited) credit history

The truth is that getting car finance without, or with little, credit history is an unlikely event but the good […]

How to find car finance when you are on a tight budget

At Hippo Motor Finance we only work with responsible lenders and we encourage our customers to buy great cars but […]

How does a soft credit search actually work?

There has been a lot of talk about ‘soft search’ recently and most people have come across the term, sometimes […]

What is ‘affordability’ and who says what I can afford?

Affordability is fast becoming the hot potato of the lending world. In times gone by, assessing somebody’s affordability on a […]

How does credit scoring actually work?

Credit scores have a huge influence on most of us! Whether you are renting or buying a flat or house, […]

Car finance ‘gotchas’: what to look out for when financing a car

So, you are looking to get finance on a new, nearly new or used car. Of course, we are slightly […]

Car finance with IVA’s, CCJ’s and other credit speedbumps

Over the last 60 years, we have seen pretty much everything when it comes to motor vehicles and vehicle finance […]

What is voluntary termination and how does it work?

Unforeseen circumstances happen in life all the time, and when that impacts your ability to pay off your car finance, […]

8 smart ways to improve bad credit

Building a good credit score and having a good credit rating is important when it comes to your ability to […]

How do I know I am buying a car from a reputable business?

When you look at the absolute plethora of car finance companies available to choose from, you’ll no doubt ask yourself: […]

How to choose and finance a car

The way we buy cars has changed. Going back a few decades, you would visit your local new or used […]

How exactly does car finance work?

So, you have your eye on a car. You have researched it, spoken to those in the know (like your […]

What are your finance options when buying a car and what does each option really mean?

At Hippo we know that the interesting part of buying or leasing a new car is not the finance itself! […]

Representative Example of Credit

We expect more than 51% of our customers to achive this rate.

Loan AmountTotal Cost of CreditRepresentative APR48 Monthly PaymentsDeposit AmountLoan TermTotal Amount Payable
£7,500£3019.1619.1% APR£219.77£048 Months£10,548.96

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