Mark Macesich


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Be aware that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) may pose a potential cybersecurity threat to Americans in addition to a health threat. As the virus spreads across the U.S., so do cyber criminals intent on taking advantage of you. “The pandemic is dangerous enough without wrong-doers seeking to profit from public panic, and this sort of conduct cannot be tolerated,” said Attorney General William Barr in a recent staff memo.     The U.S. Justice Department cites cybersecurity threats that include: Individuals and businesses selling fake cures for COVID-19 online and engaging in other scams. Phishing emails from entities posing as the… Read More

The health and well-being of our colleagues is a top priority for RoadLoans and parent company Santander Consumer USA during the spread of Coronavirus so we can be there for our customers. We have implemented the Santander US Temporary Emergency Paid Leave Program for COVID-19 Pandemic School and Daycare Closures.     The program is designed to address the immediate needs of our colleagues who are affected by widespread school and daycare closures throughout the country, whether or not they have direct customer contact. It provides eligible employees with up to 80 hours of emergency paid time off without having… Read More

  About this time each year, most of us are thinking about our New Year’s resolutions – all those promises we make to ourselves with every intention of following through but usually end up breaking before January is over. RoadLoans doesn’t want that to happen to you this year. We have gathered some ideas that you may want to add to your list of New Year’s resolutions, especially for the time you spend in your car, truck or SUV. Keeping these resolutions will make you a better driver and keep your family safer on the road. We’ve compiled our list… Read More

A used car won’t fit in a stocking or under a tree. But that won’t stop several million Americans from purchasing them during the holidays. Because many now have learned that, although dealerships will be super-crowded between now and the new year, it’s still a good time to shop for your next vehicle. We’ll tell you why – and when – to shop, as well as whether you should consider GAP “insurance” coverage, which electric cars actually may be exciting to drive, and why millennials still want that in-person, car-shopping experience everyone thought they didn’t.     While RoadLoans, the… Read More

Buying a used car. It’s kind of like cage fighting – without the cage. But the Santander Consumer USA (SC) blog is in your corner and can provide useful information that may give you an important edge when you take up the challenge. And then there’s more … why most of us aren’t ready to buy electric vehicles, how to protect yourself after the Equifax data breach – in which hackers obtained “the keys to the kingdom” for nearly 150 million Americans – and how to enhance your relationship with SC. While RoadLoans, the direct-lending arm of Santander Consumer, offers… Read More