ConsumerFi Podcast

ConsumerFi is for serious consumer lending professionals who want to stay up to date on news and trends in the industry, learn new and innovative strategies and, most importantly, WIN in the market. Host and National Automotive Finance Association President, Joel Kennedy, brings 20+ years of experience and an insider’s perspective to conversations you can’t afford to miss. Tune in every Thursday for new episodes.

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ConsumerFi Podcast: Collateral Protection with Bryan Nieves of AUL

Joel is joined by Bryan Nieves, Vice President of National Accounts at AUL Corp., to discuss innovations in service contracts and warranties that have made it a powerful lender tool and new innovations in collateral loss mitigation, including ‘Unlimited Time’ and ‘Tech Only’ products.

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ConsumerFi Podcast: 2021 CFPB Update with FNI Incorporated's David Bafumo

Joel sits down with FNI Incorporated President, David Bafumo, to discuss what to expect on the delinquency front as government stimulus payments dry up, the growing importance of ‘proof of income’ during the approval process, and the major points Joel discussed with CFPB representatives.

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ConsumerFi Podcast: Loss Mitigation with Carissa Robb of

Joel is joined by Carissa Robb, President and COO of Constant.Ai, to discuss the importance of non-traditional credit attributes outside of FICO scores, how blanket policies can lead to poor forbearance decisions and a rundown of Carissa’s recent article in the Non Prime Times