About Auto Loans - Milwaukee, WI - By Heritage Credit Union

“Hey, Milwaukee! Be prepared next time you need to refinance a car loan.”

— Carly

From rates and loan calculators to articles, check out everything you need to know about refinancing your car loan.

Use Our Refinance Calculator

Calculate the money you'll save each month with a refinance.

5 Tips To Improve Your Credit Score

Staying on top of your bills and debt can save you money by avoiding higher loan rates.

Refinance your car loan in 3 simple steps

Applying for an auto loan refinance can be done completely online in 3 easy steps.

Step 1) Get organized

Step 2) Apply online 24/7

Step 3) Sign documents from anywhere


When To Refinance Your Auto Loan
How Are Car Loan Payments Calculated?
What Is a Good Credit Score?

Used Auto Loan Rates

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Exciting News — Heritage members approved the merger with Connexus Credit Union effective March 1. Connexus Credit Union will provide increased value for our members, staff, and community. Here are a few resources about the merger...

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6 Essential Car Loan Terms You Should Know

1) Interest Rate: An auto loan's interest rate is the amount of money paid each year to borrow from a lender shown as a percentage. Additional fees are not included in the interest rate.

2) APR (Annual Percentage Rate): APR is the amount of money paid each year to borrow from a lender, including fees, shown as a percentage. The APR of a loan is best described as the "all-in" yearly cost you will pay.

3) Principal: the principal of a loan is the amount of money you initially agree to pay back, without the added interest.

4) Loan Term: A loan's term is a broad description that includes various details of the loan. The term typically includes the loan's repayment period, rates, and fees. For example, a new car loan's term may include a 60 month repayment period at an interest rate of 4.00%.

5) Amortization: Amortizing a loan is a technique used to spread out payments over a certain period of time (usually the loan term's repayment period). This is a great way to plan monthly payments and repay your loan in full before its maturity date.

6) Maturity Date: The maturity date of a loan is the date when the principal amount of a loan becomes due. For example, if you took out a $20,000 car loan with a 72-month term, your maturity date would be reached at the end of the 72 month period.


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