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As more and more car manufacturers modernize their vehicular technologies to meet the needs of consumers, those same consumers are altering the traditional auto market by taking their business to online used car companies as opposed to brick-and-mortar dealerships. Carvana, an online used car sales site, is hoping to single-handedly disrupt the car buying industry. That’s because many people would rather avoid the pressures of face-to-face negotiations with pushy salespeople.
In most situations, it’s fairly easy to get approved for a loan for a used vehicle. Despite the fact that most banks will not give you a loan for a car older than four or five years, anybody in decent financial standing shouldn’t have too much trouble with the approval process.
However, when Melissa Johnson bought a used Kia Soul in Bend, Oregon, she was shocked to receive a call a week later stating that her financing request had been denied. But it wasn’t because of her financial situation — it was because of her place of employment. Johnson works in a customer service position at a retail marijuana shop in Bend.
There were 35.7 million people without healthcare insurance in the U.S. in 2014, but if Republicans pass a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, that number could rise to 52 million by 2026.