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New law extends SBA loan programs, small business tax provisions
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President Barack Obama signed into law the Small Business Jobs Act, which increases the limits on SBA guaranteed 7(a) loans from $2 million to as much as $5 million. The act will jump-start the SBA's year-old dealer floor plan financing program (DFP), which has struggled to attract participation from lenders and was set to expire at the end of this month. RVDA and its allies successfully petitioned for a three-year extension of the program and for the higher loan limits. More

TV report: RV dealers optimistic about future
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RV dealers from throughout North America are in Elkhart this week for open houses at several manufacturers. Many of those dealers are optimistic as the RV industry continues to recover. More

Panel to explore state of RV retail financing at RV Dealers International Convention/Expo
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Top financing experts will explore the current RV retail lending environment during a special panel discussion at the RV Dealers International Convention/Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 6. During “Retail Financing 2010-11,” the panelists will discuss lenders' current and future attitudes toward making RV retail loans, the nature of various loan “buy boxes,” book value trends, and other important issues. More

Call of the road
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Robert and Barbara Nicolson, retired supermarket employees from Sedona, AZ, recently traded in their 2006 motor home for a new Tiffin Allegro Bus that lists for $355,000. Amenities include a dishwasher, washer and dryer, full-size refrigerator, and bathrooms. "How nice is it? Well, I'm having a hard time convincing my wife that it's time to go home," quipped Robert Nicolson from a Petaluma, CA, campground. More

RV Learning Guides: Help your employees deliver performance excellence
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Developed by The Ohio State University Center on Education and Training for Employment and RV parts and service experts, the RV Learning Center's learning guides provide the information required for dealership employees to excel in their jobs and prepare them for certification. More

Many seniors take to the road for retirement
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Tom and Dianne Clark, both in their early 70s, have been on a journey across the country since early June. The Clarks began in Florida and ended up in Fairbanks, Alaska, for a few weeks. The Clarks, who planned to return to Florida in September, are among the increasing number of retired people who are taking their recreational vehicles on trips around the country. More

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