All posts by Laura Smith

About Laura Smith

Laura Smith is a Marketing Coordinator for Priority One Financial Services, Inc. Before Priority One, Laura worked in marketing at boat manufacturers, Wellcraft Marine and Hydra-Sports. Her degree in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and her experience working with dealers made her a perfect fit for the Priority One family. Smith moved to Florida seven years ago from the Midwest in order to boat year round. She and her husband enjoy boating in the Tampa Bay area.

Recreational Financing: Understanding & Expediting the Process

We’ve all heard the saying time is money. And this is so true in our industry. When you have a customer ready to buy, you want to get them approved, closed and out the door. But let’s face it, not every deal is a slam dunk. In fact, when it comes to recreational loans most deals take time and skill. Whether your dealership has an F&I manager, hires a retail F&I outsource company, or it is a shared duty within your dealership, a good F&I professional knows how to use time wisely, expertly submit complete and correct paperwork, allow for unforeseen delays and sets aside ample time to negotiate with the lenders on behalf of the customer. Continue reading Recreational Financing: Understanding & Expediting the Process