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F&I Tip of the Week: Pace Equals Profit

F&I Tip of the Week: Pace Equals Profit

Research shows that people tend to equate fast-paced speech with a lack of credibility, which isn’t what we’re after in the F&I office. F&I trainer John Tabar offers a few tips for uncovering and fixing a pace problem.

October 2, 2018

F&I Tip of the Week: Make a Recommendation

F&I Tip of the Week: Make a Recommendation

When you know a customer sees value in a product and you know the product is a good choice for the buyer's situation, F&I trainer John Tabar says don't be afraid to make a recommendation. He shows you how in his latest F&I Tip of the Week.

September 18, 2018

F&I Tip of the Week: When Good Deals Go Bad

F&I Tip of the Week: When Good Deals Go Bad

Turning good numbers consistently in F&I is a mark of a good F&I manager. Turning good numbers consistently with no mistakes or CIT issues is the measure of a great F&I manager. F&I trainer John Tabar explains how you become the latter.

August 28, 2018

F&I Tip of the Week: The ‘Reduce to the Ridiculous’ Close
F&I Tip of the Week: The Ben Franklin Close

F&I Tip of the Week: The Ben Franklin Close

As an inventor, Ben Franklin was known for the lightning rod, bifocals, and the Franklin stove, among other inventions. He is also responsible for a closing technique F&I trainer John Tabar says is an effective tool when faced with the all-too-common postponement objection.

August 7, 2018

F&I Tip of the Week: Word-Tracks or Word Ruts?

F&I Tip of the Week: Word-Tracks or Word Ruts?

Scripts are good. They help with compliance and keep us on track. But they can also get stale and can result in F&I pros developing bad traits. F&I trainer John Tabar offers his take in his latest F&I Tip of the Week.    

July 24, 2018

F&I Tip of the Week: Power of the Pause

F&I Tip of the Week: Power of the Pause

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

F&I Tip of the Week: Handling the Affordability Objection

F&I Tip of the Week: Handling the Affordability Objection

When affordability is the objection, F&I trainer John Tabar says the job of the F&I manager is to show customers why they can't afford not to have the protection. He explains in his latest F&I Tip of the Week.

March 6, 2018

F&I Tip of the Week: Lease-Complementing F&I Protections

F&I Tip of the Week: Lease-Complementing F&I Protections

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.

February 20, 2018