Hey Taylor - Should I Pay Off My Car Loan Early? Posted in: Columns Hey Taylor - I have a car loan that I’m financially ready to pay off, but wondering if it’s a smarter decision to keep it around a little longer. Will paying off the remaining $10,000 right now hurt my credit, or help? - Veronica Hey Veronica - I’m glad you’re asking ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!