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To learn more about Access F&I webinars or sponsorship, contact Sarah Gorajek, Digital Media Manager, at 1-313-446-1660, or email her at sgorajek@autonews.com


ARCHIVED WEBINARS
Data and ID Security in the F&I Office

How secure is the customer data stored at your dealership? The information your F&I office gathers is exactly the sort of data that criminals want in order to commit identity theft. Join this webinar to hear tips and guidelines that can help you and your staff be more vigilant and effective in protecting your customers — and your dealership. FREE » Watch the webinar

F&I Trends to Watch in 2015

Attend this webinar to gain a greater awareness of what opportunities – and risks – you will face in the new year. Get ready to make more money in 2015 - and avoid problems that can cost you. FREE » Watch the webinar

What I Wish I Knew When I Started in F&I

Join Jenn Reid for a webinar that will leverage her expansive dealer/lender background to offer tips about the value of getting involved early, getting the deal done right the first time, and maintaining strong personal relationships. FREE » Watch the webinar

Update on the CFPB's Efforts to Indirectly Regulate Auto Dealers

Join Randy Henrick, Dealertrack's associate general counsel for regulatory and compliance matters, to hear the latest in compliance issues affecting the F&I office. FREE » Watch the webinar

6 Ways to Ruin Your Credibility

An F&I manager has to build rapport and trust with the customer. Do any of these, and you'll flush that trust right down the drain. A session on what NOT to do. FREE » Watch the webinar

Staffing: How to Get Your F&I Office Sized Right

How many F&I managers should a store have given its sales volume? At what point does an F&I department need a director? Attend to learn how to right-size this profit center to best serve the needs of both your dealership and your customers. FREE » Watch the webinar

Plugging the Leaks in F&I: How to Deal with Inefficiencies that put Profits at Risk

The average car deal takes about 3 hours to complete, including F&I. The average turn in F&I is 30-40 minutes. As regulatory obligations, number of products, stipulations, and required forms to prepare, print and disclose escalate, the time required to finish a sale gets even longer! This Webinar will provide various ways to plug the time and money leaks, and improve customer satisfaction. FREE » Watch the webinar

Third-Party Sites and Online F&I

What are the implications of third-party sites for dealers? Find out during this webinar as executives from Edmunds.com and AutoTrader Group explain their vision for the next five years; see what the future of online retailing holds, and how the evolution of third-party sites will affect your F&I department. FREE » Watch the webinar

Building a Profitable Relationship with Your Local Credit Unions

Many F&I managers have a prickly relationship with credit unions, for a variety of reasons. Yet it is possible to craft a solid, working — and yes, profitable — relationship with credit unions in your area. In this Webinar, you'll learn from your peers how it's done. Stop arm-wrestling with this growing group of lenders, and start making money. » Watch the webinar

The Paper Trail: Compliance from Meet & Greet Through Delivery

In recent months, concerns about dealer reserve have dominated discussions about compliance. But compliance covers far more than that! This must-attend session, led by F&I process expert Gil Van Over, will help F&I managers, sales managers and dealers appraise whether their variable operations are complying with the law and industry best practices. » Watch the webinar

Dealer groups charge CFPB is unresponsive

12:00 pm U.S. ET | March 25, 2015
Dealer trade groups are asking members to seek help from their elected representatives to prod the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau into responding to a lender study released last fall that was highly critical of its method of determining discrimination in auto finance.... Read More »


Credit union pilot targeting subprime borrowers shows promise

12:30 pm U.S. ET | March 25, 2015
A small pilot program to encourage credit unions to do more subprime auto lending has helped participants gain some business but is still several steps away from providing a model for a larger effort.... Read More »


Store tweaks sales, F&I strategy for Gen Y

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 25, 2015
Dealership managers Austin Salinas and Chris Gottselig know how to sell to Gen Y. That's because they fall into that category themselves. The two developed a speedier, more transparent vehicle sales and finance process at Friendly Ford of Crosby, near Houston, that's boosting the store's profits and reputation.... Read More »


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