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Florida RV shows draw great crowds

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(April 4, 2017) -- "The bottom line coming out of the Florida Winter/Spring RV show season is that the attitudes of consumers are vastly more positive and the fact that most shows had the best crowds they’ve seen in many years means the interest in RV products is still strong and getting stronger," said Kelly. Read More »

Entegra recalls 1,727 RVs for loose ball joints

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(April 4, 2017) -- The ball joints on the independent front suspension (IFS) modules can loosen and separate, leading to a partial loss of steering. A separated ball joint can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash, NHTSA warned. Read More »

RVDA webinar explores heat-related safety

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(April 3, 2017) -- RV dealers are invited to join Marc Vasquez, KPA Risk management consultant, April 12 from 12 to 1 p.m. Eastern time, for a webinar in which he will address heat-related illness and steps RV dealers can take to prevent those types of situations. Read More »

Rollin’ On TV to offer Spanish captioning

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(April 3, 2017) -- Rollin' On TV has been working together with partners at Aberdeen Broadcast Services (Abercap) on a system that allows each show to be physically translated by a professional Spanish speaking translator, and then the audio captioning files are built. Read More »

Calif. RV dealer pleads not guilty to insurance fraud

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(April 3, 2017) -- Joanne Tealoff, the owner of Eclipse Recreational Vehicles, pleaded not guilty last week to dozens of counts of insurance fraud based on accusations she and two others cheated insurance companies out of workers' compensation insurance payments, the Press Enterprise reported. Read More »

Why are credit card rates so high?

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(April 3, 2017) -- Each step of the way, the interchange rates are raised ever so slightly. Remember that 0.62 percent debit card? It now is 1.39 percent when the agent offers it to you. That’s why credit card rates are so high! They are upsold at every level of the sales pyramid. Read More »

Canada on track to outpace U.S. growth again

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(April 3, 2017) -- "Perhaps most encouragingly, business investment intentions surged to their highest level since third quarter 2010, and matched the second-highest reading on record, despite reports of significant uncertainty," said Janzen. Read More »

Forbes editorial takes aim at CFPB overreach

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(April 3, 2017) -- "For the millions of American consumers, small business owners and employees who rely on our financial system each and every day, the over-regulation from Washington has meant increased fees, fewer services and diminished access to credit," Luetkemeyer wrote. Read More »