I Remember Jack Tracey

I’ll miss Jack Tracey. I first met him nearly 50 years ago when, as a young banker with a Pittsburgh bank, he had been...

The NAF Association – Hi Ho Silver!

The National Automotive Finance Association (NAF Association) was created 25 years ago by a group of founding fathers that are as active today as...

NAF Association Non-Prime Auto Financing Conference Update

2020 Event Goes Virtual The COVID 19 pandemic is still determining every movement of our lives. The NAF Association, in conjunction with Used Car Week, has...

Clear Skies Ahead? CFPB Launches Pilot Advisory Opinion Program

On June 22, the CFPB formally launched a pilot advisory opinion (AO) program (Pilot AO Program) that would allow entities seeking to comply with...

Used Car Week & NAF Association Join Together for Annual Conferences

The annual Non-Prime Auto Financing Conference will take place as a part of Used Car Week, opening with the annual golf event on November...

CFPB Issues Policy Statement on ‘Abusiveness’: A Step in the Right Direction?

On January 24, the CFPB issued a Policy Statement to provide clarification on how it will apply the "abusiveness" standard in supervision and enforcement...

Message from NAF Association’s Executive Director

The National Automotive Finance (NAF) Association is the only trade association exclusively representing the interests of the non-prime auto finance industry. Our Annual Non-Prime...

Why History Doesn’t Need to Repeat Itself in Auto Lending

Talk of an approaching down-cycle has been increasing for some time, and the fundamentals remain under close scrutiny by all market participants. Like many,...

Actions Speak Louder than Words

One of my all-time favorite sayings is “actions speaker louder than words.” Or, in other words, what you do has a stronger impact on...

Fraud Friday 2019

2018 marks the year that the NAF Association placed tremendous focus on the topic of fraud in auto. Last year’s efforts by the association...