I Hate to Burst your Bubble

The 2023 outlook for auto lending Warnings of an auto loan bubble, or new subprime auto crisis, have been popping up every three months or...

Volatile Market Conditions Spell Troubling Times Ahead for Auto Finance Companies

With the market in flux and inflation nearing a record peak, it’s fair to say that many borrowers will need help in the coming...

These Three Trends are Key for Auto Finance in 2022

The auto finance world has evolved significantly during the past two years, and the trends of that period continue to take hold into 2022....

The Hips Don’t Lie

I’ve hit an age where everyone wants to tell me about the importance of flexibility in maintaining my personal health. My family perpetually “schools”...

Please! Something Other than Pumpkin Spice

It wasn’t that long ago that pumpkin spice flavoring seemed new, exotic, and different. Once an ingredient used mostly by our mothers, at Thanksgiving...

Are We Going to See an Early Spring Market and What Does this Mean...

Last year was unprecedented for the automotive industry with the ups and downs in valuations, and so far, 2021 is shaping up to be...

Eyes on the Road Ahead: Going Back to the Market for the Latest Outlook

If you want to know the road ahead, it’s usually best to ask someone who’s been there. Looking back, Credit Chronometer’s 2019 and early 2020...

COVID-19 Online Car Shopping: Drive to Digital Forces more Focus on Synthetic Identity Fraud...

Synthetic identity fraud is an issue that has grown in complexity over the years and continues to be problematic with auto dealers and sub-prime...

How Advanced Data Such as Real-Time Verifications Help Lenders Remain Proactive

As dealers and lenders navigate the economic impact of the COVID 19 pandemic, they are having to adjust at a rapid pace to a...

The Vehicle Privacy Blind Spot

Are vehicle technologies on a collision course with privacy and data security laws? Most creditors, dealers, and service companies in the auto space haven’t...