Category Archives: Equipment Financing

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Equipment financing partners are not equal

I recently talked about “captive financing” and how many companies are turning to equipment financing companies instead. Today, I’m going to stay on that same general theme, but instead talk about when you already have an equipment financing partner. Let’s say you have an equipment financing company that you partner with. For years, it’s been a cozy, mutually… Read More »

Escaping Captivity

Do you know what captive financing is? I can tell you what it’s not – it’s not taking finance payments on a kidnapping ransom (admittedly, that was a lame joke, but us equipment finance guys aren’t know for our quick wit… still, not bad for two seconds of thought!) Anyway, Captive Financing is when a company – say… Read More »

Equipment Lease Expiring? Some things to think about:

This post is for those who have leased equipment, and the lease term coming to an end… As we all know, the economy has had its ups and downs (mostly downs). Well, these ups and downs may affect companies who have leased equipment and the equipment lease term is coming to an end. Perhaps when they signed the… Read More »

Some things to consider when choosing an equipment financing company.

Right now there’s a lull in economic news to write about, and I’ve already recently reminded you about Section 179, so we don’t need to revisit that for at least a few days. And since the home repairs, my life has gotten a little boring (going on a cruise soon, though, so I’ll be back with details.) So… Read More »

Equipment Leasing and Paying Taxes (or else…)

This post is about equipment finances and taxes, but it’s probably not in the way you think. See, usually when I write about something like this, it’s about the tax advantages of leasing equipment, or maybe about leasing tax write offs, or some other issue about taxes and leasing. But not this time – this is a little… Read More »