Most people are drawn to a lease because of the options they have at the end of the lease. But leasing does involve some obligations. F&I trainer John Tabar says it's those responsibilities that represent an opportunity for producers to increase product enrollment on lease deals.
March 30, 2020
Industry Summit’s annual ‘From the Boardroom’ session will feature executives from F&I product providers and software firms, who will tackle the big questions facing F&I offices as the industry continues to push for a more digitized car-buying experience.
July 23, 2018
When we communicate, the words we use only account for 7% of the communication. Voice tone and inflection account for 38%, while body language makes up the rest. F&I trainer John Tabar explains what that means in the F&I office in his latest F&I Tip of the Week.
June 5, 2018
The magazine’s resident compliance pro says Red Flags tools aren’t foolproof. He offers four tips for vetting suspicious buyers who seem to have all the right answers.
November 14, 2017
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
F&I Think Tank’s ‘The Director’s Chair’ will feature the F&I director for the magazine’s 2016 F&I Dealer of the Year in Tom Andrews, as well as former F&I Pacesetters Dan Mason and Justin Gasman. It will also feature His Madness, Marv Eleazer, as moderator.
August 8, 2017
The Academy’s Tony Dupaquier will serve as emcee of F&I Think Tank, organizers announced this week. The trainer and F&I futurist will be responsible for guiding the discussions during the F&I 20 Group-like event.
June 20, 2017
F&I and Showroom’s Gregory Arroyo will chair the 20 Group-like event, which will close out Industry Summit 2017 on Sept. 14. This year’s theme: ‘Making F&I Great Again.’
June 8, 2017
Falsifying any of the five key credit determinants on a credit application generates a long list of potential victims inside and outside the dealership.
May 2, 2017
When it comes to out-of-state deliveries, the magazine’s resident compliance guru says proceed with caution. He lays out a simple process for guarding your dealership against ID thieves.
March 7, 2017
The master agent, which operates in 33 states, will distribute 700Credit’s credit reports, compliance and prescreen products and services.
August 11, 2016
F&I and Showroom has extended the nomination deadline for its F&I Dealer of the Year award to Wednesday, July 13.
June 21, 2016
Vaden Automotive Group's Jane Vaden Thacher will be at next month's F&I Think Tank in Tampa, Fla., to explain how the group's sales and F&I process makes $1,400 per copy a reasonable expectation for F&I producers.
April 7, 2016
The one-day preshow event was created in partnership with Ethical F&I Managers, a more than 5,000-member Facebook group created by F&I and Showroom’s ‘Mad’ Marv Eleazer. It’s scheduled for Tuesday, May 3, at the Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel.
January 15, 2016
The magazine’s resident legal expert isn’t often baffled when it comes to all things F&I, but the 300 percent rule was a new one for him.
January 22, 2013