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CRIF Lending Solutions Blog

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Ask the Experts: Perfecting Your Indirect Lending Technique

Tue, Mar 21,2017 @ 01:32 PM / Chris Carlson / Best Practices, indirect lending

Timing is everything. For St. Patty’s Day last week, our office held a holiday bake off where people from our office showed off their skills by bringing in various cakes and other treats. While...


50 Days and Counting: Forum Evening Events Update

Thu, Mar 16,2017 @ 01:34 PM / Chris Carlson / CRIF Lending Solutions Forum

Our big event will be here in no time. Have you made plans to join us?

With only 50 days to go until the 2017 CRIF Lending Solutions Forum in San Antonio, we’d like to remind everyone that...


How to Not Let Sub-Par Loan Software Freeze Your Profitability

Wed, Mar 15,2017 @ 05:06 PM / Chris Carlson / Loan Software, loan origination system

Given how bad the winter storms and Nor’easters have been for people throughout the Midwest and along the East Coast, Southerners really have no right to complain about how cold it’s been...


Why "One Size Fits All" Isn't True for Scorecards and Credit Decisioning

Have you ever worn something that’s one size fits all? I bet it either wasn’t very comfortable or didn’t quite look right – or both. It may have served a simplistic function, but that’s likely...


Top 4 Hidden Ways Indirect Lending Can Grow Your Customer/Member Base

Thu, Mar 02,2017 @ 10:49 AM / Chris Carlson / indirect lending

One of the biggest benefits of a successful indirect lending program is growth potential for your customer or member base. By gaining business through successful dealership relationships,...


Forum Topics for Plenary and Education Sessions Finalized

Fri, Feb 24,2017 @ 03:24 PM / Chris Carlson / CRIF Lending Solutions Forum

Our Forum in San Antonio is right around the corner (May 7-10), and we have received questions about what particular topics will be covered by our Plenary and Education sessions. We have been...


Your Keys to Award-Winning Mobile/Online Loan Software Functionality

Thu, Feb 23,2017 @ 08:31 AM / Chris Carlson / Loan Software, online lending, mobile lending

To be perfectly honest, I’ve never been a fan of awards shows. But it’s pretty hard to deny that they go a long way, especially the ones that will be handed out Sunday night in Hollywood, to open...


Pinpointing Your Credit Decisioning Need for Attribute Governance

Thu, Feb 16,2017 @ 03:41 PM / Jennie Raymond / credit decisioning, attribute management

Today’s financial institutions typically spend a lot of effort on governance activities. Those that have probably found that there are benefits to ensuring that their models and processes are well...


Commonly Overlooked Indirect Lending Opportunities

Thu, Feb 09,2017 @ 09:07 AM / Chris Carlson / indirect lending, dealer management

Are you all in or on your way out?Competing in the indirect lending market takes much more than the lowest rates or simply being the biggest institution in your area or region. We recently covered...


Making the Case for Loan Software Cross-Selling Functionality

Wed, Feb 01,2017 @ 03:56 PM / Chris Carlson / Loan Software, cross selling

Cross-selling is essential. It can often be an institution's easiest way to build stronger relationships with their customers or members while padding their portfolios. That's why institutions...

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