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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.... (Read on for more information)
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.... (Read on for more information)
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.... (Read on for more information)
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.
The Cash 1 team consists of over 200 specialized and highly trained employees based in Reno Nevada with 21 branches located in Arizona, Nevada, and Washington as well as a rapidly expanding online presence. Established in 1997, Cash 1 has provided hassle free loans to those underserved by traditional banks and other lenders. Their mission is to offer their customers a first-class experience that surpasses their competitors in every way. Cash 1 focuses on the financial needs of customers in the community by offering Title Loans, Smart Loans, Check Cashing, Money Orders, and of course, great customer service. They strive to provide positive alternative lending solutions in the communities they serve. To find out more about Cash 1 please visit them at their website.
“Here at Cash 1, we have found our new partnership with Sherman & Associates to be nothing short of terrific. From the initial conversations, the folks at Sherman & Associates ensured a smooth transition to implementation of their SCEX product. More than willing to assist with our unique needs, they came through with the necessary customizations to ensure we met our regulatory deadlines in rapid fashion, which not only assured a great time savings in our own development, but also a relief in the burden of compliance. We look forward to continuing our relationship with Sherman & Associates as we further grow our product lines.”
– Don Bills, VP Systems Development
We appreciate Don’s comments and are excited to work with companies serving the underbanked market. Sherman & Associates continues to display adaptability as our expertise in lending calculations is applied in new lending markets. Loan and payment protection calculations are our special niche in the lending market. It’s what we do. It’s all that we do, and we believe we do it better than any other company.
If you are looking for a better way to manage the loan and payment protection calculations you provide to your clients, please contact us. We are confident you will find partnering with Sherman & Associates, Inc. is the best way to go.... (Read on for more information)