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SAFCo Overview

Fort Lauderdale, FL
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
Banks & Credit Unions
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Founded in 1990, SAFCO is a fast-growing competitor in the sub-prime automotive consumer finance market. We specialize in providing innovative financing programs for credit-challenged individuals across the country.

Our goal is to help all team members ... Read more

Mission: SAFCO's Core Ideology:

We will always give full consideration to every customer and team member.

To encourage innovation at all levels.

Individual responsibilities and ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Employee Appreciation Day is a time for all of us to thank our team for being the key ingredient to our success. SAFCO would not be who we are without the passion and dedication that our team members bring to work every day. Thank you for all your hard work!


    SAFCO launches Texting campaign

    Texting has become the preferred communication for a large part of the population. Our continued efforts to improve the convenience for our Customers to communicate with SAFCO, and to manage their account made it very clear that texting had to be an option. "We have also made it very simple for our Customers to elect the service."

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SAFCo – Why Work With Us?

SAFCO is a subprime auto finance company serving qualified dealers and credit-challenged consumers throughout the country for more 20 years.  As the “CreditBuilders,” we help our customers establish better credit.

We report our customers’ credit histories to all three of the major credit bureaus.  We support our Dealer Partners with useful and innovative finance products, experienced credit buyers and fast funding.  We are proud to serve this market with a powerful combination of people and technology, to help grow our dealers’ businesses and supports the transportation needs of American families.

SAFCO is a proud partner with the most respected names in auto finance.  We have enjoyed a long relationship with Wells Fargo Financial Preferred Capital, which is a testament to the effectiveness of our business practices and management team. 

We participate in “DealerTrack” and “RouteOne,” which are the automotive finance industry’s premier application processing portals.  We are a Preferred Lender with several of the country’s largest dealer groups, such as:

  • AutoNation
  • Berkshire Hathaway Automotive
  • Group 1 Automotive
  • Sonic Automotive

Core Ideology

  • Always give full consideration to every customer and employee.
  • Continual self and company improvement.
  • Encourage innovation at all levels.
  • Individual responsibilities and opportunities.
  • Ethics and honesty.
  • Keep it fun and rewarding.


  • To help establish customer credit for a better tomorrow.
  • Finding a way for our dealers and their customers.

Thank you for your interest in a career at SAFCO. We’re always looking for energetic and motivated individuals, who share our same drive for success.  At SAFCO, we believe associates deserve more than just a job. We believe in offering performance-driven individuals with a place where they can build a career and a place to expect more opportunities.

SAFCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

SAFCO offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Paid time off
  • Training
  • Medical, dental, life, disability, AD&D and vision insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with company match
  • Prepaid legal plan
  • Discounted fitness club membership

You can find more details by clicking on the "Learn About Our Benefits" link on the Careers page of our external website

SAFCo Reviews

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    Helpful (1)

    "Thankful I Work Here"

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Loan Funder in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Current Employee - Loan Funder in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SAFCo full-time (More than a year)


    SAFCO has taken great care of us during the crisis. They have made sure of our health and safety. I would not want to work anywhere else, and am grateful. You are treated like family.


    You have to work hard.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you do.

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SAFCo Photos

SAFCo photo of: SAFCO’s 2020 wellness fair, with a “Wellness Superhero” theme, reinforces our holistic view of wellness.
SAFCo photo of: What better way to celebrate the holidays than with an Ugly Sweater Contest!
SAFCo photo of: What better way to celebrate the holidays than with an Ugly Sweater Contest!
SAFCo photo of: What better way to celebrate the holidays than with an Ugly Sweater Contest!
SAFCo photo of: What better way to celebrate the holidays than with an Ugly Sweater Contest!
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SAFCo Interviews



Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview





    Relationship Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview


    I applied online. I interviewed at SAFCo (Atlanta, GA) in December 2013.


    The entire interview process was handled through the internet and over the phone. There were a minimum of three phone interviews. The first was most like a lets get to know each other, then there was role playing and Q/A. and then there was a verbal offer, followed by a written offer letter.

    Interview Questions

    • Asked a question about a previous co-worker.   1 Answer
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SAFCo Awards & Accolades

  • Subprime 125, SubPrime Auto Finance News, 2015
  • Subprime 125, SubPrime Auto Finance News, 2016
  • Subprime 175, SubPrime Auto Finance News, 2017
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Pledges & Certifications

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Tech Hiring Commitment

Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

Pledge to Thrive

Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

First Job Programs

Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

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