On this podcast, we’re talking about strengthening financial well-being via non-prime auto lending. Non-prime refers to the practice of making loans to borrowers with weak or no credit histories or limited payment capacity. Since the Foundation has been involved with non-prime auto lending for almost ten years,  you’ll hear from our Senior Program Manager, […]



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  This October is a very special month for us at the Foundation as we get to celebrate 35 years of making a difference in peoples financial lives!  This anniversary is the perfect opportunity for us to reflect on the great work we have accomplished over the years, and the strides we are making towards […]



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“Could you imagine if your members invited your staff to their weddings and other special events because your relationship with them is that strong? It’s possible.” That’s what I learned after talking to staff at Seasons FCU in Connecticut, one of the credit unions in our Non-Prime Auto Lending pilot program. I’ve never heard of such a […]



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Creditunions.com recently did a great article on non-prime (or subprime) auto lending, including our pilot program. Check it out here:   Wall Street deal-making is raising the specter of a subprime auto lending bubble much like the slice-and-dice, securities-driven mortgage bubble that brought the economy to its knees when it burst in 2008. “Investors, driven […]



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Our Non-Prime Auto Lending Pilot program was recently featured in the Credit Union Journal. Check out the article here:   Eight months into the Non-Prime Auto Lending (NPAL) pilot, none of the participating credit unions has had to write off a single loan, according to the program’s consultant. Created by Filene Research Institute and the […]



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