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Rolling Over Negative Equity and the Trade-In Treadmill Rolling Over Negative Equity and the Trade-In Treadmill

According to a report from Moody’s Investors Service released last week, negative equity is at an all-time high. Lenders continue to allow consumers to roll over negative equity into their next car loan at trade-in. Moody’s believes this practice has created what they call a “trade-in treadmill,” because it traps consumers in a cycle of never-ending negative equity on each successive car purchase.

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