In another effort to drive in more business, some auto lenders, including credit unions, may be more willing to be flexible with credit-challenged consumers.
The rate at which credit card loans have to be written off has fallen sharply since 2010, according to Equifax, one of the three nationwide credit reporting bureaus.
Since 2009, auto finance companies have increased their lending by more than 47%.
Equifax’s latest data shows lending from auto finance companies has increased by more than 47% since 2009.
Consumers who are making on-time payments have helped the recent gains in the auto lending sector, according to Equifax.
Credit bureau suggests more consumers taking out auto loans and paying them on time
The British branch of Equifax, one of the three large credit bureaus in the U.S., has warned that, in general, consumers do not have enough passwords to critical accounts and do not change the ones they have often enough.
Ask many network security professionals where their networks are most vulnerable and they'll say at the perimeter, where it meets the outside world.
ATLANTA -- The statistics can be a bit mind numbing but the data used to predict the likelihood of a small business becoming severely delinquent to a financial institution is useful to know.
FICO, the source of the FICO credit score, and Equifax, one of the big three credit reporting agencies,