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Diamondbrite N.A. Now Approved Provider on Universal Lenders’ The Zero Plan


OAK PARK, Ill. — Environmental protection products distributor Diamondbrite N.A. and Universal Lenders LLC, creator of The Zero Plan, announce that they will be working together to offer financing solutions to auto dealers.

According to officials, the partnership will allow dealers to provide their customers who purchase Diamondbrite N.A. products, including lifetime warranted paint, fabric, wheel, and leather protection, with premium financing through The Zero Plan.

“The team at Universal Lenders is excited to be partnering with Diamondbrite N.A., which we recognize as a leader in our industry,” said Jeff Jacobs, president of Universal Lenders LLC. “The Zero Plan will offer Diamondbrite N.A. dealer clients a powerful closing tool utilizing zero percent financing that is typically not available for non-cancellable products.”

Universal Lenders’ Zero Plan offers funding to dealers in seven days, provides a collection program to limit cancellations, and expands the list of eligible products for dealers to finance, including tire-and-wheel and other ancillary F&I products.

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Universal Lenders LLC Lowers Zero Plan Fees Charged To Its Retailers


OAK PARK, Ill. – Universal Lenders LLC and the ZERO Plan®, a leading provider of 0% installment payment plans to the transportation industry, released their 2017 ZERO Plan® Fee & Guideline Schedule to its network of retailers and agents with an effective date of January 1st 2017.

Facing near term market interest rate increases the ZERO Plan® not only did not raise the cost to their retailers but, in fact, was able to reduce the fees charged on the most popular customer terms.

Jeff Jacobs CEO and founder of Universal Lenders LLC added “By working with our retailers and creating greater efficiencies we were able to reduce our retailer’s transaction expense in a higher interest rate environment”

For more information on the ZERO Plan® please visit www.the-zero-plan.com

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Universal Lenders Extends the ZERO Plan to AUL Dealers


NAPA — AUL Corp., a used-car service contract provider, and Universal Lenders LLC, creator of The ZERO Plan, announced that they will be working together to allow dealers to provide premium financing through The ZERO Plan to customers who purchase an AUL vehicle service contract.

“We are excited about the opportunity to work with Universal Lenders so that our agents and dealers can benefit from The ZERO Plan,” said Jimmy Atkinson, COO of AUL. “We believe it provides a great tool for our agents to compete in the marketplace as well as provides key dealer benefits.”

Founded by a high-volume dealer with six franchises who had been in the business for 20 years, Universal Lenders LLC created “The ZERO Plan” to serve the automotive industry by offering zero percent financing for most F&I products, reported F&I and Showroom magazine. The benefits of “The ZERO Plan” include helping dealerships increase their aftermarket product sales, providing payment to dealers within seven days with cancellation rates under five percent, and providing a financing option for consumers.

“The team at Universal Lenders is excited to be partnering with AUL, whom we recognize as a leader in our industry,” said Jeff Jacobs, president of Universal Lenders. “The ZERO Plan will offer the AUL dealer client a powerful closing tool that is also the most dealer-friendly in the industry. Our goal is to drive incremental sales for both AUL and our dealers.”

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IAS, Universal Lenders Partner to Provide Aftermarket Financing


AUSTIN – IAS, a provider of F&I aftermarket programs, has entered into an agreement with Universal Lenders LLC and can now offer its nationwide network of agents and dealers a financing alternative at the aftermarket point of sale.

The agreement between IAS and Universal Lenders LLC will provide IAS agents and dealerships a financing alternative to lenders not willing to approve ancillary products in vehicle financing. This method of utilizing split financing can help the dealership save an aftermarket sale at a time when every F&I dollar counts, reported F&I and Showroom.

“The Zero Plan has helped many dealers realize F&I profits that otherwise would have been lost in traditional loan financing,” said Jeff Jacobs founder of Universal Lenders. “IAS and its suite of aftermarket products have a solid reputation in the industry making this partnership a natural fit.”

Founded by a high-volume dealer with six franchises who had been in the business for 20 years, Universal Lenders LLC created “The ZERO Plan” to serve the automotive industry by offering zero percent financing for most F&I products. The benefits of “The ZERO Plan” include helping dealerships increase their aftermarket product sales, providing payment to dealers within seven days with cancellation rates under five percent, and providing a financing option for consumers.

“We are very excited about the opportunity to partner with Universal Lenders to provide access to The ZERO Plan for our network of agents and dealers as we believe this will help them advance their aftermarket sales and overall success in a challenging finance market,” said Bob Corbin, president and CEO of IAS. “Our commitment is to provide our agents and dealers with the most complete and comprehensive solutions available to help them achieve optimal success, and ultimately to help them have a true competitive advantage in the F&I office.”

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Universal Lenders, LLC


9950 W Lawrence Ave.
Suite 305
Schiller Park IL 60176
T: 866-954-1050
www.the-zero-plan.com

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