Within the past few years, the lending market has seen explosive growth in the number of payday lenders. Their short term small loans often result in APR values in the hundreds of percent. Calculating an APR value in compliance with Regulation Z for this type of loan is far more difficult than for more typical installment loans.
Over the past couple of years, we have received numerous inquiries from payday lenders requesting assistance with the APR calculations that their loan origination systems have produced. Our team at Sherman and Associates has been able to provide that assistance through consultation and licensing of our lending software products.
As many of you are aware, there has been a lot of recent pressure against payment protection (credit insurance/debt cancellation) on closed-end loans. Regulation Z has recently been amended to implement amendments to the Truth in Lending Act made by the Dodd-Frank Act. Section 1026.36(i) prohibits the financing of single premium credit insurance on a real estate secured loan.
We are pleased to announce Healthcare Finance Direct (HFD) has chosen Sherman & Associates as their exclusive partner for APR calculations within their proprietary administration system. HFD will be using the Sherman Calculation Engine with XML Interface (SCEX) to drive the calculations within their system.
Two new enhancements have been added in our latest quarterly SCEX release.
Service charges are now available for single payment, equal payment, and balloon payment loans. A service charge is typically a finance charge added to the loan in addition to interest and spread equally over the payments...
We are pleased to announce that Cash 1 has chosen Sherman & Associates as their exclusive partner for loan calculations within their loan origination system. Cash 1 will be using the Sherman Calculation Engine with XML Interface (SCEX) to drive the calculations within their new system.