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How Insurance Companies Should Prepare for Autonomous Cars

How Insurance Companies Should Prepare for Autonomous Cars

With the rapid advancement of autonomous vehicles, traditional personal auto insurance has the potential to be severely disrupted by new competition and shifts to other types of insurance coverage. The move to new business models will not be smooth, according to a June report from KPMG entitled, “The chaotic middle: TheRead More

Demystifying the ‘Cloud’

Demystifying the ‘Cloud’

“Cloud” is a popular buzzword that generally makes people wonder, what is it? Where does it happen? Is it actually a cloud? Where is my data stored? Is it safe? It’s totally normal to have these questions when researching potential technology partners! Let’s explore the cloud, and how storing dataRead More

It’s Time to Integrate Collections and Recovery Systems, FICO Says

It’s Time to Integrate Collections and Recovery Systems, FICO Says

Nowadays, managing a collection system and a recovery system separately proves difficult, according to a webinar hosted by FICO yesterday. Keeping two systems has become harder to defend when a single system lowers labor costs and is more efficient, FICO said. There are many similarities between collection and recovery systems,Read More

What Blockchain Means for Fleet Management and Auto Finance

What Blockchain Means for Fleet Management and Auto Finance

Fleet management of autonomous vehicles has gained traction over the past year, as more companies pivot their business models to accommodate this change in mobility. So, what does this mean for auto finance? Blockchain is set to play a huge role in fleet management, according to the report Blockchain @ Auto FinanceRead More

5 Tips to Lower Mobile App Bounce Rates

5 Tips to Lower Mobile App Bounce Rates

As more millennials enter the car-buying market, it becomes an integral part of any lender’s business plan to enhance mobility efforts to meet consumer technology demand. Mobile apps have penetrated virtually every industry there is, from food delivery services to online dating. Financial services, and auto finance in particular, areRead More

Why Lenders Should Take Advantage of Alternative Data

Why Lenders Should Take Advantage of Alternative Data

There was some variation in what data was considered alternative, according to FactorTrust’s Alternative Data Survey Results. Overall, the definition of alternative data was quite unanimous as “credit related data not found on the traditional three credit reports,” according to the June survey. For example, FactorTrust, LexisNexis, Clarity, TransUnion L2C, TransUnion TLO,Read More

How the Supreme Court Turned Debt Collection Into a Grammar Lesson

How the Supreme Court Turned Debt Collection Into a Grammar Lesson

On June 12, the Supreme Court settled a question about the status of debt buyers under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) that has been the subject of uncertainty for years: “Is a person who purchases debt for his own account a debt collector if he tries to collectRead More