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F&I Pacesetters: Prince Automotive Group

F&I Pacesetters: Prince Automotive Group

Prince Automotive Group is proof that operating high-performance finance departments while maintaining the highest level of ethical practices is possible. Now it's in the running for F&I and Showroom's F&I Dealer of the Year award.

October 8, 2018

F&I Pacesetters: Bob Moore Buick GMC

F&I Pacesetters: Bob Moore Buick GMC

Bob Moore Buick GMC is a process-driven machine, but that’s just one of the reasons the Oklahoma dealership’s F&I department is putting up big numbers. It's in the running for F&I and Showroom's F&I Dealer of the Year award.

October 8, 2018

Slurs, Cussing, and Misnomers

Slurs, Cussing, and Misnomers

Master the F&I language by eliminating three groups of inappropriate, inaccurate, and legally explosive words from your vocabulary.

May 31, 2018

Dealer Fines and How to Avoid Them

Dealer Fines and How to Avoid Them

Compliance guru outlines the simple steps every dealer must take to avoid violations of federal OFAC, Used Car, Red Flags, and IRS standards — and the steep fines that accompany them.

March 12, 2018

Finding Greatness in the Box

Finding Greatness in the Box

F&I professionals who stop swinging for the fences and focus on base hits stand to gain the confidence of their customers and the per-copy average that comes with it.

March 12, 2018

F&I’s Compliance Driver

F&I’s Compliance Driver

An electronic menu can do more than drive the F&I process. Compliance expert offers standards and practices you can use to unlock an emenu’s true potential.

September 18, 2017

Setting Up the Edesk

Setting Up the Edesk

Continuing with his noble effort to define the edealership, the magazine’s resident compliance pro explains why the desking process is ripe for digitization.

August 19, 2017

A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing

The magazine’s legal wiz reminds dealers and F&I pros why it’s wise to assume every customer knows the bad compliance practices you should have outlawed years ago.

July 7, 2017

Treat Red Flags Like  Subprime Stips

Treat Red Flags Like Subprime Stips

Well-meaning F&I managers can unwittingly clear a Red Flag before it is actually cleared. Compliance expert has a simple plan to button up your documentation process.

February 10, 2017

Certified for the Future

Certified for the Future

The magazine’s compliance pro breaks down Compliance Summit’s new certification component. He explains how it’s designed to address the industry’s true regulator.

August 4, 2016

R.I.P. Payment Packing

The AFIP’s executive director says it’s time to say goodbye and good riddance to a relic of F&I’s past. He explains why ‘a little wiggle room’ hurts new-car gross and puts sales at risk.

November 13, 2015

Becoming a Better Professional

The AFIP’s executive director says not all goals require a Herculean effort to complete. He lays out a plan for setting and achieving simple, meaningful objectives every 90 days.

June 2, 2015

10.5 Ways to Create Customer Interest

10.5 Ways to Create Customer Interest

The magazine’s resident F&I pro thinks F&I managers can take a cue from the Duke of Wellington, who once said, ‘Wise people learn when they can. Fools learn when they must.’

August 14, 2014

People, Process, Pay Plans

People, Process, Pay Plans

Top F&I mind says there are nine components that need to be in every F&I pay plan. Not only do they provide the right motivation, they can be the key to retaining top talent.

July 14, 2014

5 Compliance Checkpoints

The magazine’s resident compliance auditor provides a checklist that will help your store steer clear of state and federal regulators in 2013.

January 17, 2013