Category Archives: Equipment Financing

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Why Financing Heavy Equipment Matters

New and used heavy equipment financing is one of the more popular uses of equipment financing in general. In fact, not a day goes by that I don’t get asked about leasing a bulldozer or financing a backhoe or similar. There are several good reasons for this. The first is the fact that it makes good economic sense… Read More »

Why August is a Great Time to Finance Equipment

We’re now into August, and I’m starting to think that this series might have been better titled “what quarter is best to finance equipment” or “is it better to finance equipment in the fourth quarter or the first?” The reason for that is many of the months don’t change all that much when viewed back to back. In… Read More »

Why Financing 3D Printers Matters

I mentioned in a previous post about how a 3D printer made a small, obscure part for a friend of mine. Then I said, almost jokingly, how I did notice more and more companies buying 3D printers, and I should do a post about it. Well, here it is. I want to start by going back a bunch… Read More »

Why July is a Great Time to Finance Equipment

Happy summer, everyone. Here we are in July, and yes, it’s a great time to finance equipment (leasing too). Let’s see why: Let me start with vacation. Summertime, and July in particular, are big time vacation months. The sun is shining everywhere, the kids are out of school, and there’s a nice little July 4th Holiday to work… Read More »

Equipment Financing, Rates, and Acting Now

Let’s talk about rates and equipment financing for a minute, and trying to get the best deal you can for yourself. Rates on any type of lending are affected by the Federal Reserve Rate (aka, “the Fed”). If that goes up, banks and other lenders raise their rates. When the Fed goes down, lending rates lower. The actual… Read More »