2014 stands out for U.S. consumers carrying the largest amount of auto loan balances ever at $886 billion.
Debt sales and collection agencies, traditionally shunned by credit unions, can boost the bottom line without sacrificing reputation.
Charles Juska pleaded not guilty to charges he created fraudulent loans to cover delinquencies.
Auto loan balances up in every state in past year, according to TransUnion.
Return to pre-recession payment pattern noted by credit bureau.
Minnesota CUSO says correspondent and retail lending both showing payback improvements.
The market appears to have made significant progress digesting the large number of foreclosed properties left over from the housing finance crisis.
Mortgage bankers trade group says 1st quarter figures show slight increase in 30-day delinquency rate.
TransUnion says rate of mortgage holders more than 60 days behind now at 5.19%, primarily driven by older loans.
Experian reports that businesses with one to four employees had the greatest shift in percentage of dollars considered severely delinquent.