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Confront the Growing Threat of Synthetic ID Fraud
Consumers Prioritize Affordability as Loan Amounts Increase
Rising Loan Amounts Drive Consumers to the Used-Vehicle Market

Rising Loan Amounts Drive Consumers to the Used-Vehicle Market

The auto finance segment is growing at a healthy rate, but average new-vehicle loan amounts are outpacing the market, driving an increasing number of car buyers — including those with prime and superprime credit scores — out of the showroom and onto the used-car lot.

July 18, 2019

3 Reasons to Partner With CUs in Markets Like This
Q4 Revisited: Affordability, Not Delinquency, Is Cause for Concern
AFSA 2019: We See Some Weakness

AFSA 2019: We See Some Weakness

Speakers at the American Financial Services Association’s 2019 conference brushed off any suggestion of a recession striking the U.S. economy this year but admitted affordability, rampant fraud, and new regulatory concerns could create headwinds.

March 7, 2019

Q&A: You Call This a Refund?

Q&A: You Call This a Refund?

New IRS rules have sparked a downward trend in refund amounts, threatening the loss of an annual catalyst for used-car sales.

February 18, 2019

Subprime Auto Lending Hits 11-Year Low

Subprime Auto Lending Hits 11-Year Low

The third quarter of 2018 saw an alarming plunge in lending to subprime and deep-subprime customers, falling to 21% of all auto loans as banks and finance companies continue to favor the upper credit tiers.

February 5, 2019

3 Reasons to Believe in Leasing in 2019

3 Reasons to Believe in Leasing in 2019

Attractive price points, sustained value of off-lease units, and rising interest rates point toward leasing remaining a viable financing option for dealers and customers this year.

January 12, 2019

LGBTQ Car Buyers Are Loyal and Affluent

LGBTQ Car Buyers Are Loyal and Affluent

Top-producing F&I pro has a message for dealers who have failed to embrace the LGBTQ community in their marketing, instore processes, or corporate culture.

January 11, 2019

5 Ways Auto Finance Will Change in 2019

5 Ways Auto Finance Will Change in 2019

Expert predicts flat sales and consumer demand will push more banks and finance companies to deliver consumer-friendly technology and transparency in an increasingly competitive market.

December 28, 2018

Stop Grossing Up Fixed Incomes

Stop Grossing Up Fixed Incomes

Dealer-lender agreements and federal regulators all have something to say on the subject of income inflation, and ignoring those guidelines can create a compliance nightmare.

December 21, 2018

Opinion: Biweekly Payments Fit a Biweekly World

Opinion: Biweekly Payments Fit a Biweekly World

Expert says affordable payments are the key to dealership success as incentives fall, interest rates rise, and the vast majority of Americans continues to budget around a twice-monthly paycheck.

December 18, 2018

Opinion: This Is Why the Fintech Bubble Hasn't Burst
How to Read a Credit Report

How to Read a Credit Report

Expert offers a crash course in the purpose and structure of credit reports for F&I professionals who need to make good decisions without slowing or disrupting the delivery.

November 6, 2018