James Mayfield

James Mayfield is the Director of Content at Santander Consumer USA and has been creating content on financial topics for more than 10 years. In addition to writing for the Santander and Chrysler Capital blog sites, his work has appeared in publications such as American Way, Esquire, Success, Non-Prime Times, Paste and Celebrated Living.

James Mayfield

Recent posts by this author

How to prevent identity theft
July 19, 2021

How to prevent identity theft

According to the Federal Trade Commission, identity theft cases reported in the U.S. more than doubled from 2019 to 2020. Proving the point that ID theft is very much on the rise, and it’s now more important than ever to…

How an auto loan works for Santander Consumer customers
July 15, 2021

How an auto loan works for Santander Consumer customers

Know before you go. Or more accurately, before you drive. When it comes to shopping for a new vehicle, getting approved for financing is just one step in the overall car-buying process. Having a clear understanding of how an auto…

Five tips to staying on the road despite season’s hazards
December 9, 2019

Five tips to staying on the road despite season’s hazards

It’s coming. That time of year when coats and long-sleeved shirts move into the clothing rotation; culinary tastes lean toward soups and stews; and folks fire up the hearth. While many consider it the most wonderful, the months ahead can…

Car shopping for first-time buyers
August 2, 2018

Car shopping for first-time buyers

I always knew this day would come. As I watch my children grow and experience life events – first words and steps, kindergarten graduation, team sports wins (and losses), braces, grade reports – it has all lead to where we…