Articles by: Natalie Mattila

Best Practices Survey: We Want to Hear From You

Best Practices Survey: We Want to Hear From You

The Center for Auto Finance Excellence is constantly working to enhance its relevance and service to you and the industry. As an important part of the auto finance community, we are coming to our members for best practice insights.Please take a moment to complete this short survey, which will offer valuableRead More

Subprime Defaults Rise as Nonbank Competition Increases [PODCAST]

Subprime Defaults Rise as Nonbank Competition Increases [PODCAST]

Subprime auto defaults reached $1.8 billion as of June, making up about 80% of all defaults in the market, Michael Vogan, automobile economist in the credit analytics department at Moody’s Analytics, said during Episode 2 of The Auto Finance Roadmap. Last month, The Center for Auto Finance Excellence — sister siteRead More

Digital Services ‘Open the Floodgates’ for Disruption, Divido Exec Says [VIDEO]

Digital Services ‘Open the Floodgates’ for Disruption, Divido Exec Says [VIDEO]

As on-demand streaming services like Netflix and Spotify transform the expectations of digital consumers, auto lenders will need to “respond quickly” when it comes to funding requirements, Christer Holloman, chief executive and co-founder of Divido, told attendees at the International Auto Finance Network conference in London. “Consumers want things straightaway,Read More

3 Most Common Types of Fraud and Ways to Prevent It

3 Most Common Types of Fraud and Ways to Prevent It

As consumer fraud continues to rise year over year, lenders are seeking ways to detect and prevent fraudsters before the situation escalates, Frank McKenna, chief fraud strategist for PointPredictive, told Powersports Finance. Historically high lending volumes are fueling an estimated $6 billion in annual fraud losses to lenders, due to fraudstersRead More

Regulatory Attention Points to Challenges Ahead [VIDEO]

Regulatory Attention Points to Challenges Ahead [VIDEO]

The auto finance market needs to focus on “generating positive messages as it endures a flurry of negative publicity” and growing attention from regulators. That is the key takeaway from a video posted this week by White Clarke Group on a panel debate at the International Auto Finance Conference, whichRead More

Center for Auto Finance Excellence Launches New Monthly Podcast

Center for Auto Finance Excellence Launches New Monthly Podcast

The Center for Auto Finance Excellence, the sister site to Auto Finance News, is pleased to announce its inaugural episode of The Roadmap — a new monthly podcast series, which will cover best practices and trending topics in auto finance. For the first episode of The Roadmap, we host ChuckRead More

Capital One to Roll Out New Online Experience [VIDEO]

Capital One to Roll Out New Online Experience [VIDEO]

Capital One Financial Corp. upgraded its web design to offer a more “user-friendly” online experience for borrowers, according to the bank’s YouTube channel. The updated design offers consumers easier access to account services, including auto loan payment history. Consumers can adjust their settings more easily, including language preferences, notifications, andRead More