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February 4, 2016 - Industry News

AFIP Online Training Now on LightSpeed

The Association of Finance & Insurance Professionals has partnered with LightSpeed, an interactive virtual training system provider, to host its online certification program

Tags: AFIP, F&I training, LightSpeed

January 13, 2016 - Industry News

Robertson to Offer Glimpse into Future at Dealer Summit

Organizers of Dealer Summit announced that David Robertson, longtime executive director of the Association of Finance & Insurance Professionals (AFIP), will present a session dedicated to regulatory compliance at the 2016 event, which will be held May 3–5 at the Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel.

Tags: AFIP, Association of Finance and Insurance Professionals, Dealer Summit, Florida

December 29, 2015 - Industry News

AFIP Issues Guidance on Reg. Z and M Dollar Thresholds for 2016

The FRB and CFPB announced on Nov. 25 that 2016 dollar thresholds for Reg. Z and M exemptions will remain unchanged from 2015. The AFIP says the accepted practice for processing transactions above the threshold will also remain unchanged.

Tags: AFIP, Association of Finance and Insurance Professionals, CFPB, Consumer Leasing Act, Federal Reserve, Regulation M, Regulation Z, Truth in Lending Act

August 18, 2015 - Industry News

Gould Bringing ‘F&I Tip of the Week’ to Industry Summit

Gerry Gould, the original host of F&I and Showroom’s F&I Tip of the Week, will cover the online video series’ Top 20 tips during his role-playing session at Industry Summit 2015.

Tags: AFIP, F&I Tip of the Week, Gerry Gould, Industry Summit, Jim Ziegler, NADA, National Automobile Dealers Association, UDS

April 7, 2015 - Industry News

AFIP’s Robertson Joins Midwest Compliance Summit

Organizers of Compliance Summit have announced that David Robertson, executive director of the Association of Finance & Insurance Professionals, will speak at the Midwest event this month.

Tags: AFIP, compliance, Compliance Summit, David Robertson

February 10, 2015 - Industry News

EFG Compliance Officer Earns Consumer Credit Compliance Certification

EFG's Karen Klees became one of the first 100 compliance officers to earn certification under the NAF Association's new program. Last April, the company's entire dealer services team earned AFIP certification.

Tags: AFIP, Consumer Credit Compliance Certification, EFG Companies, NAF Association

February 3, 2015 - Industry News

IDDS Vice President Earns AFIP Certification

Last month, co-owner and vice president of IDDS, Max Zanan, passed the AFIP certification exam.

Tags: AFIP, certification

November 11, 2014 - Industry News

F&Idol Winner Earns Master AFIP Certification

Justin Gasman, who was named the 2014 F&Idol winner, recently attained master certification from the Association of Finance and Insurance Professionals.

Tags: AFIP, F&Idol, IAS

October 7, 2014 - Industry News

Zurich’s Brian Vance Earns AFIP Master Certification

Brian Vance, a regional F&I manager with Zurich North America, earned his master certification at an AFIP Certification Boot Camp in August. He is the second Zurich executive to do so.

Tags: AFIP, certification, Zurich

September 11, 2014 - Industry News

Premier Warranty Hosts AFIP Certification Boot Camp

Representatives from 10 dealerships attended an AFIP certification boot camp hosted by Premier Warranty Inc. in Texas this June.

Tags: AFIP, certification

August 19, 2014 - Industry News

AFIP Extends Pre-Summit Boot Camp Discount

Now through Aug. 22, Industry Summit attendees can get a $100 discount off registration for the AFIP's certification Boot Camp. The training session takes place before the start of F&I and Showroom's annual conference on Sunday, Sept. 7, and Monday, Sept. 8, at the Paris Las Vegas.

Tags: AFIP, Industry Summit

May 20, 2014 - Industry News

Ohio F&I Manager Achieves Highest Score on AFIP Exam

An F&I manager from Joyce Buick GMC in Avon, Ohio, posted the highest score on the AFIP Senior Certification Exam at AFIP’s inaugural Boot Camp, held in Cleveland in April.

Tags: AFIP, certification

April 22, 2014 - Industry News

EFG's Entire Field Services Team Now AFIP Certified

The company’s entire field services team is now 100% AFIP certified. AFIP certification curriculum focuses solely on the federal and state laws that govern in-dealership financial services.

Tags: AFIP, certification, EFG Companies

April 17, 2014 - Industry News

AFIP Adopts Professional Designations

The association has adopted professional designations to recognize individuals who have earned AFIP certification.

Tags: AFIP, certification

December 19, 2013 - Industry News

Reynolds, VADA Partner on F&I Library

Reynolds and Reynolds’ new Reynolds LAW Virginia F&I Library, a comprehensive catalog of standardized, legally reviewed F&I documents, is now available to franchised new-car and -truck dealers in Virginia.

Tags: AFIP, compliance, Reynolds & Reynolds, Virginia Automobile Dealers Association

November 26, 2013 - Industry News

Dorschel Group’s Michele Myers Aces AFIP Exam

The Association of Finance and Insurance Professionals announced that Michele Myers, vice president of financial services for the Dorschel Group, posted a perfect score on its rigorous 200-question Senior Certification Exam.

Tags: AFIP, certification, compliance

June 20, 2013 - Industry News

New Education Director Joins AFIP

Christina Robertson, author of the AFIP’s commercial course, has joined the organization as general counsel and director of education.

Tags: AFIP, Hiring

January 15, 2013 - Industry News

AFIP Issues First Master Certification in the Mobility Industry

Ride-Away’s McCabe earns AFIP Master Certification, a first for the mobility industry. McCabe also is one of only 40 financial services professionals to earn the designation.

Tags: AFIP, David Robertson, Davis J. McCabe, Master Certification, mobility, Ride-Away

December 6, 2012 - Industry News

FTC Proposes Modifications to Used Car Rule

The FTC is proposing changes to the Used Car Buyers Guide. But the commission made clear it is not looking to burden dealers with its proposed modifications.

Tags: AFIP, FTC, Used Car Buyer's Guide, Used Car Rule

August 21, 2012 - Industry News

Industry Summit to Provide Update on Digital Compliance, the Dodd-Frank Act

The Association of Financial & Insurance Professionals’ David Robertson and Hudson Cook’s Nikki Munro will lead two separate compliance sessions aimed at getting attendees up to speed on Internet sales compliance and the Dodd-Frank Act.

Tags: AFIP, David Robertson, Dodd-Frank Act, F&I Conference, Hudson Cook LLP, Industry Summit 2012, Nikki Munro

July 10, 2012 - Industry News

AFIP Launches Master Program

The Association of Finance and Insurance Professionals announced the official launch of its AFIP Certified F&I Professional Master program.

Tags: AFIP, continuing education, Master program

May 5, 2011 - Industry News

DealerTrack Wins AFIP Industry Membership

DealerTrack, a provider of software and services for the automobile industry, was awarded a free industry membership to the nonprofit Association of Finance & Insurance Professionals during a special drawing held at the eighth annual Housing & Auto Finance Workshop.

Tags: AFIP, compliance, Dealertrack

December 7, 2010 - Industry News

Counselor Library Updates ‘F&I Legal Desk Book’, the publisher of automobile financing and leasing legal compliance services, has updated its popular "F&I Legal Desk Book." The book, written by Thomas B. Hudson and the lawyers of Hudson Cook LLP, gives readers 360 things to know about auto dealer finance laws and regulations.

Tags: AFIP, financial reform, Hudson Cook LLP

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