Category Archives: Equipment Financing

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Used Equipment Financing can save you money (2009 version)

It’s funny – sometimes, I look back in my blog archives, and I come across something I thought was relevant to a particular time, but then I realize it’s even MORE relevant now. And that’s true with today’s post, which is about financing used equipment. I first wrote about used equipment financing in spring of 2008, when gasoline prices… Read More »

More on Section 179, equipment financing, and 2009

I know I recently posted about Section 179 making its long-awaited (by me anyway) appearance in 2009, and I wanted to touch on that theme again. Actually, I’m going to restate something I mentioned months ago (big surprise there), because conditions are very favorable right now. I mentioned last year that Section 179 and Equipment Financing were made… Read More »

Cornered at the family reunion (or, why we don’t finance equipment for startups.)

Family reunions are interesting. Especially with my family. One of the fun things about any family reunion are those fringe relatives that you really don’t know, but have a vague idea about them and what they do. And vice-versa, of course. To give an example of what I mean, I have 2 cousins who never really see each… Read More »

Snookered on financing equipment

Ok, the title is a little misleading, but I couldn’t come up with anything wittier in regards to what I’m writing about this week. You’ll see what I mean soon enough… Anyway, the Fletcher clan went on vacation over the 4th of July weekend & my extended family rented one of those huge beach houses in North Carolina’s… Read More »

Looking to save a few bucks? Finance used equipment instead of new

Driving down the road the other day, I saw some fuel prices that were well over $4 per gallon. Ok, it was diesel, but even the high-test gasoline was close to $3.80, and regular unleaded was $3.60. And from all indications, it’s going higher (this means we probably won’t be driving out to my mother-in-laws as often, what… Read More »