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Amortizing Ideas

“A working draft of a House Ways and Means Committee tax reform bill would limit advertisers to deducting 50% of ad expenses per year while amortizing the rest over 10 years.”    Adweek.

Our nation arguably has the best communication system in the world. Best of all, much of it is free. These days, you can read the news (and see the video)…

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Added by Borrell Associates on November 22, 2013 at 8:34am — No Comments

From the NCM Institute: Dealer Beware: Pitfalls of Selecting the Wrong Contractor or Subcontractor Written By: Dennis Kane

Written By: Dennis Kane

I have seen a significant number of high value claims as a result of contractors or subcontractors not carrying insurance or inadequate limits of insurance.

Examples of high value claims against dealerships include:

  • Claim against a dealership’s workers’ compensation carrier or general liability carriers due to an injury of a subcontractor’s employee and the subcontractor doesn’t carry workers’ compensation insurance.
  • Claim against a…
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Added by Garry House on July 25, 2013 at 9:55am — No Comments

From the NCM Institute: Get Your Arms Around The Data In Your Dealership Written By: Steven Banks

Written By: Steven Banks

Lately it seems I am unable to hide from the term, Big Data. I’m exposed to it in headlines, newspapers (a bit old school but I still read them), magazines and yes, even blogs. But what does big data truly mean and why are we being doused with it? The term is so new I couldn’t locate it in the…

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Added by Garry House on July 9, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

From the NCM Institute: The Difference Between ‘Good’ and ‘Great’ Auto Dealers Written By: Garry House

Written By: Garry House

In the first couple of paragraphs in his book, Good to Great, author Jim Collins makes several interesting statements:

Good is the enemy of great. And that is one of the key reasons why we have so little that becomes great. Few people attain great lives, in large part because it is just so easy to settle for a good life. The vast majority of companies never become great, precisely because the vast majority become quite good – and that is their…

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Added by Garry House on June 14, 2013 at 10:05am — No Comments

No Credit Check Financing News

No Credit Check Financing 

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Added by JB Floyd on May 28, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Self Funded In House Financing Can Present Legal Snares

What legally defines a merchant who uses a self-funded, in-house financing program?  Any merchant extending credit of any kind to one or more of their customers is this type of merchant, whether they realize it or not.

 

They may be running an in-house financing program using their own money, or they may simply be allowing a customer they’ve known for years to pay a few days late which constitutes…

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Added by JB Floyd on May 26, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

From the NCM Institute: Record Profitability Threatened by Shaky Fundamentals Written By: Jeremy Anwyl

Written by: Jeremy Anwyl

 

A quick look at the current state of auto retailing would suggest that things are good. Tough times (and a couple of notable bankruptcies) have thinned dealer ranks. Although pressures are mounting, the manufacturers are still demonstrating discipline around production volumes. Most importantly, customers are returning to showrooms.

Add all factors together and the result is that volumes and margins on both new and pre-owned vehicles are…

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Added by Garry House on May 21, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

From the NCM Institute: Why Dealers Should Be In Express Service Written by: Steve Hall

Written by: Steve Hall

Dealers know you must provide fast, convenient, and competitively-priced service in order to retain your customer base. They also know that oil changes and light maintenance are the most requested service items by customers. Knowing this, why do dealers continually fight express service?

I’ve heard all the excuses: it hurts my hours per repair order; it hurts my gross profit percentage; it hurts my effective labor rate; I can’t make any money in express…

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Added by Garry House on May 16, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

From the NCM Institute: To Women With a Passion for F&I Written by: Rebecca Chernek

Written by: Rebecca Chernek

EMBRACE CHANGE

The glass ceiling for women’s acceptance in the finance industry was shattered over a decade ago.

According to the 2012 Catalyst Census of Women Executive Officers and Top Earners, which counts the number of women in upper management in Fortune 500 companies, women comprise over 18% of all executive officers in the finance industry, and 19% of board directors in the finance and insurance industries in…

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Added by Garry House on May 14, 2013 at 7:40am — No Comments

From the NCM Institute: The Perfect Day For A Dealer/General Manager Written by: Thomas Bear

Written by: Thomas Bear

Realizing the dealer/general manager’s day is full of interruptions, if you could wave a magic wand and create the perfect day, what would you do during this day?

Which activities do you wish you did every day? Which activities are the top ten for you to do every day Here’s an exercise we use in our 20 Group meetings from time to time that might be helpful for you to realign your daily priorities.…

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Added by Garry House on May 7, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments


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Privacy Statement of Herrand Associates Wealth Management Singapore, Tokyo Japan

Herrand Associates values our clients’ privacy as well as that of those who visit this Website. This Privacy Statement clarifies how Herrand Associates safeguards, stores and utilizes the personal records of clients and our Website visitors.

 

We Will Collect the Following Information

 

For us to assist our clients effectively, we will require personal information, such as:

• Name contained in a Passport or National ID card

• Contact telephone…

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Added by Chelsea Dalley-Scarlett on October 29, 2011 at 2:00am — No Comments

J. D. Power and Associates Automotive Internet Roundtable Speakers

Speakers

I attended the 2011 J. D. Power and Associates Automotive Internet Roundtable and found the information delivered to be data driven, high value and based on thorough market research. The three day event featured an excellent line-up of speakers and panelists, which included the following marketing and…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on October 18, 2011 at 7:15am — No Comments

Auto Remarketing | J.D. Power Says Customer Treatment at Store More Important than Price

J.D. Power and Associates unveiled its 2010 U.S. Sales Satisfaction Index Study on Wednesday, and the automaker that earned the best buyer satisfaction score among luxury brands was Jaguar, while Mini earned this distinction among mass market brands.


This marked the third straight time Jaguar has been honored as the top luxury make in terms of satisfying customers.



Scores are calculated based on the following elements (with their weighted importance in…
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Added by SUSAN HAIR on November 22, 2010 at 6:30am — No Comments

J. D. Power and Associates Automotive Internet Roundtable; October 7 - 9, 2008 in Las Vegas, NV

The leading event for the automotive internet sales and digital marketing industry is once again coming to Las Vegas this fall!



Automotive Internet Roundtable - 2008

October 7-9, 2008

Bellagio Resort

Las…
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Added by Ralph Paglia on August 15, 2008 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments

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