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Upgrade envy has drivers trading in cars as often as iPhones

Mike Fine was perfectly happy with his 2011 Nissan Xterra. Then he got a look at his son's ride. The 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee was packed with technology: a touchscreen loaded with apps, Bluetooth, all-wheel drive and push-button start. ... Read More »

FTC Sues to Stop Deceptive Debt Relief Operation

Complaint is Agency’s First against Defendants Promising Payday Loan Debt Relief The Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint in federal district court, aiming to stop an operation that has targeted consumers with outstanding payday loans, saying they...

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FTC Sues to Stop Deceptive Debt Relief Operation

Complaint is Agency’s First against Defendants Promising Payday Loan Debt Relief The Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint in federal district court, aiming to stop an operation that has targeted consumers with outstanding payday loans, saying they...

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Toyota’s most high-tech car gets ultra low-tech birth

The disparities are stark between the petite workshop making Toyota's futuristic Mirai fuel cell sedan and the massive assembly lines churning out its other cars. ... Read More »

CPS CEO: Finance Source Ahead of the Compliance Curve

IRVINE, Calif. — In a quarterly earnings conference call last week, Consumer Portfolio Services CEO Charles Bradley laid out the finance source’s compliance strategy in light of a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation and recent actions against...

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CPS CEO: Finance Source Ahead of the Compliance Curve

IRVINE, Calif. — In a quarterly earnings conference call last week, Consumer Portfolio Services CEO Charles Bradley laid out the finance source’s compliance strategy in light of a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation and recent actions against...

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Service Payment Plan Integrates With F&I Express eContracting Platform

SOUTHLAKE, Texas — Intersection Technologies Inc. – F&I Express is pleased to welcome Service Payment Plan, Inc. (SPP) to its ever-expanding, network of aftermarket F&I providers. SPP’s addition to F&I Express will allow dealers on...

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ADESA bows out of multiple platform auction sales

After investing nearly two years and 'several million dollars' to help create online auction selling across multiple platforms, ADESA is bowing out, said Peter Kelly, president of ADESA's corporate sibling in charge of digital services. ... Read More »

EPA tweaks fuel economy test to improve accuracy of mpg labels

The EPA today issued updated procedures for a critical part of fuel economy testing that some automakers have struggled with in the last two years. ... Read More »

You’ve got goals for your life—and some of them take money to achieve

When you look ahead to your future, what kind of changes do you see? You might envision major changes, like moving to a new city for a new job, starting a family, or helping your kids move out and live on their own. You might anticipate smaller changes too, like...

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