PIB tip: Factors that influence interest rates
People who have good credit and a stable job history get the lowest interest rates. Also, people who live at the same address for a long time usually have a better credit rating. Don’t take the first financing option you’re offered. You can negotiate loan rates just as you would haggle over the price of a truck.
The Partners in Business program is produced by Overdrive and the consultants at ATBS, the nation’s largest owner-operator business services firm. It is sponsored by Ryder and Goodyear. The next Partners in Business seminars will be Aug. 22 and Aug. 23 at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.