How can I find out what my car loan balance is?

I'm trying to stick with my goal of keeping to a budget. That involves keeping track of all my expenses, including my car loan. Where can I find my car loan balance?

Answer
There are a few ways to track your car loan balance:
  • If you get a paper or email statement each month, it will show your current balance.
  • If you have online access to your account at a bank or credit union, you can check your updated balance anytime.
  • Many banks offer a voice-response menu over the phone, allowing you to check your current balance.
  • You can also call your bank’s customer service department. A representative can access your loan account and give you your balance.
  • If you use a third-party budget app, it can pull relevant data on your loan balance online and present it with your other financial information in a neat package.
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Jim Donaher
Answered on Apr 02, 2021
Jim Donaher is a freelance writer and manager with over 35 years' experience in the insurance, banking, and investment management businesses. He provides expertise on a range of topics and is able to explain complex industry information in layman's terms. Jim is the author of two books, including Call Him, He's Home: A Guide to Prayer for Regular People and Then Larry Smiled, a novel about life, death, accountability, and salvation. Taormina, Sicily is his happy place!
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