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TRF Investors Earn Forty Percent Overall on Five-Year Loans

“How Does 8% Compare with Current Bank Rate on Savings?”

The Roadster Factory’s Customer Investment Program is now into its twelfth year, and more than two-hundred investors receive checks from TRF every month, The stock market goes up and down, but TRF investors receive a good return on their money, and they receive their principal amount back at the end of five years. Many investors have reinvested or loaned additional amounts over the past five years since loans have begun to mature. The Roadster Factory uses the money loaned to us by our investors to develop our inventory of fast-moving parts and to manufacture parts no longer available from original sources. The benefits of having this cash available to our business allows us to provide a lucrative interest rate of eight percent to our investors.

If you have some extra cash that you want to invest for five years at a favourable interest rate, you may want to consider an investment loan to The Roadster Factory. You can invest any amount, starting at $1,000.00, for five years at an annual interest rate of 8%. If you invest $15,000.00, you will earn $1,200.00 each year on the money you loan, and you will receive a check from TRF each month in the amount of $100.00. This will continue for sixty months, and on the fifth anniversary of your loan, you will receive a check for the full amount of your original loan principal. In the case of our example, this would be $15,000.00, and you would have made $6,000.00 or 40% on your investment over five years.

Investment loans are unsecured personal loans to Charles A. Runyan, doing business as The Roadster Factory. The Roadster Factory is a sole proprietorship, owned completely by Charles Runyan and operated successfully for thirty years. Although a small company, The Roadster Factory has been a market leader in the classic British car parts market for more than twenty-five years, and it is known world-wide for its standards of quality, customer service, and commitment to the hobby that it supports. Loans are documented on a lawyer-produced loan note, and insurance on the life of Charles Runyan is in place to cover the outstanding balance of all loans in effect at any given time so that they may be repaid in the event of Charles Runyan’s untimely death.

A special benefit is offered to investors loaning $5,000.00 or more. This is an employee discount of 33% off “List Prices” on a large number of components handled by The Roadster Factory. Note that, because of changes in the British parts industry over the past couple of years, there are several large product groups on which this discount no longer applies, and the current discount on engines, gearboxes, diffs, etc., rebuild by C.A.R. Components is 10%. However, the discount does apply on more than 85% of TRF’s parts inventory, and it is a major benefit to investors working on major restoration projects. Note that the parts discount is offered only on parts for personal use and not for resale.

If you have an interest in TRF’s Customer Investment Program, please give us a call and speak with Deb Gawlas, Director of Operations. She will answer any questions that you may want to discuss on the phone, and she will send to you a full description of the program and a sample copy of the loan document. Note that this opportunity for investment loans is offered only to individuals with a proven relationship to the company and its proprietor, i.e. long-term customers and friends.