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I'm 18 and recently started a new job. I'm in my 2nd week of training and the job pays well enough that I can easily make the monthly payments on a new car. But how long do I have to hold my job before a car dealership is willing to finance me? Also, what are some tips on building and keeping a good credit score at my age?

Asked By: - 6/29/2011
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You may want to ask a dealer what the guidelines are for length of history needed to qualify for a loan. Generally speaking it is two years, but you may have to also have a solid credit history to go with the work experience... More
Answered By: - 6/30/2011
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If it's your first job, and you have just turned 18, you can expect to need at least 2 years of employment before a creditor will loan you money for a car wtihout a cosigner.
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