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Consumer auto payment holidays aren't all they're cracked up to be. Though it can be a helpful bit of cash in the short-term, it will hurt borrowers financially in the long run, subprime lender Prestige Financial warns.  » READ

Easy does it when selling F&I products


U.S. House passes bill revoking CFPB auto lending guidance; Senate, Obama pose hurdles


U.S. House passes bill revoking CFPB auto lending guidance


Auto loans outstanding surpass $1 trillion, delinquencies hold flat; 'no score' segment improves


Gen Y's surprising yen for add-ons


Obama opposes U.S. House bill on auto financing


German luxury brands Porsche, M-B and Mini rule the car-buying process


Compliance starts with the dealer


Millennials' appetite for auto loans rising


Using ‘thought tracks’ to build trust, F&I sales


Props push up F&I product profits at store


Compliance keys: Written policies, trained employees


Ally sees progress, gains despite GM setback


Publics see F&I gains in Q3, buoyed by add-on sales


Auto loan balances reach all-time high


Ally Financial profit slumps on lower auto loans


AutoNation, Group 1, Sonic post F&I gains


F&I managers’ pay slightly tops that of sales managers, study shows


Dealers raise workers' pay but struggle with high sales staff turnover, study finds


Asbury, Lithia boost per-vehicle F&I revenue


GM Financial's global lease originations surge 252%


Captives may have lending edge as rate hike looms


VW appoints Santelmann head of finance arm


NADA's Fox sees progress on CFPB bill


Chase, Wells Fargo reap double-digit gains in Q3 loan volume


Vet outsiders with access to F&I data, consultants say


How to keep Spanish-language deals transparent


M-B Financial taps Silicon Valley for growth ideas


NADA's Fox sees progress on CFPB bill


Prepaid maintenance pays off for dealerships


Prescreening helps match shopper, vehicle


VW Credit not subject to parent company's hiring freeze in wake of scandal


CFPB says Westlake, Wilshire engaged in illegal debt collection ploys


How extended ownership can create F&I opportunities


Dealers: U.S., Fifth Third settlement over lending bias to curb consumer savings


U.S. House panel presses Cordray on how CFPB determines lending bias


Dealers, lenders teach the ABCs of finance


Trading profit today for loyalty tomorrow


CFPB orders Fifth Third to pay $18 million for auto loan discrimination; cap dealer reserve at 1.25%


Captives, independents see solid gains in auto loan, lease accounts


Trust, customized pitches and visuals key to F&I sales, trainers say


F&I profits surpass vehicle profits


What Sonic is doing to curtail F&I crime


Steering dealership ads clear of legal pitfalls


Pros, cons of pitching F&I products with tech tools


Why training should reach outside the box


No-score buyers surpass those with deep subprime scores


What Sonic is doing to curtail F&I crime


Dealers step up oversight as regulators crack down