Proactive Risk Management More Important than Ever for Ag Lending Industry

Written by Marina Hardy
Date October 2018

It’s well established that America is one of the world’s primary breadbaskets.  U.S. farmers’ agricultural output outstrips all others. But American farmers prolific output has, at times, actually hurt them, rather than helped.

 

Lending in the Agriculture Sector: What Lies Ahead?

Written by Marina Hardy
Date September 2018

We recently had the opportunity to attend a large agriculture finance conference focused on risk in that sector. This year, the discussion centered on the weather, the global economy, and politics: risks that affect pricing of crops, loan health and the credit landscape.

 

Title Washing – When a “Clean” Motor Vehicle Title Isn’t a Good Thing for a Buyer or Lender

Written by Lien Solutions
Date September 2018

Most of the focus after a big storm like Harvey naturally falls on housing. How many people are displaced, how many homes were destroyed and where will these victims now live? However, there are other significant damages in the aftermath that can have a big impact not only on people but on insurance companies and […]

 

Lien Solutions’ Lauryn McAlister Bary to Present at Community Bankers Association of Illinois Convention

Written by Lien Solutions
Date August 2018

The presentation looks at five things that a lender simply cannot afford to miss when managing their lien portfolio. If they are addressed properly, a lender can confidently perfect their interest in a loan. McAlister Bary’s presentation will take place on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 1:15 PM during the CBAI event held at the […]

 

Jurisdictional Challenges in Motor Vehicle Lending – White Paper Challenges in Motor Vehicle Lending

Written by Lien Solutions
Date August 2018

Whitepaper Gives Motor Vehicle Creditors New Ways to Cope with Multi-Jurisdictional Lending Problems

 

Motor Vehicle Title Management Process

Written by Lien Solutions
Date August 2018

In part 1 of this series, we discussed how the motor vehicle process makes things difficult for borrowers to title and register cars and trucks, as well as how that can negatively impact you, the lender. Today we’ll examine another roadblock that obstructs successful motor vehicle management: Electronic Lien and Titling (or ELT for short). […]

 

A Relationship that Creates Results: RV and Marine Lender Partners With Lien Solutions

Written by Lien Solutions
Date August 2018

The biggest hurdles were managing the high volume of lien perfection and follow up: verifying that perfection was attained, keeping track of paper files, making sure all steps were completed, and then maintaining the liens over time. Difficulty working with state DMVs and the subsequent hours spent on forms, submissions and follow-ups was another source […]

 

These 5 tips can help you secure your liens

Written by Lien Solutions
Date August 2018

Here we share five things that a lender simply cannot afford to miss when managing their lien portfolio. If they are addressed properly, a lender can confidently perfect their interest in a loan. For more on this topic, download the complete eBook. 1) Naming wrongs Even the smallest difference can cause a mountain of problems. […]

 

How to Make Motor Vehicle Title Management a Smooth Process

Written by Lien Solutions
Date August 2018

You’re not alone in asking, “Is there a better, less complex and faster route?” In the first of this series on the motor vehicle titling process, we’ll look at the difficulties borrowers can encounter at the DMV and how that can negatively impact your business, your motor vehicle title management and the perfection of your […]

 

Lien Solutions’ Konstance Discusses Artificial Intelligence

Written by Lien Solutions
Date June 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been generating a lot of headlines lately, and for the right reasons. AI allows computing systems to process massive amounts of information and learn from that data without manual programming. This concept is also known as “machine learning”. Financial, regulatory, and compliance firms process massive amounts of information daily, and it […]