Category Archives: General Finance

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Improve Your Company in Different Ways

I’ve recently written about the strong small business economy, and improving your company. But I realized my thinking was somewhat limited in what I was suggesting. For example, I was discussing adding machines, trucks, etc., and combining such with equipment financing and Section 179. Now, while those are perfectly good ways to improve your business, a strong economy,… Read More »

Fletch Predicts 2018

Here we are in 2018, and you know what that means: another edition of Fletch Predicts! I always do sports, and I was on a roll for a while. I predicted basketball and baseball right in 2016, and then I nailed the 2017 Superbowl – three in a row! Things were really looking up, but then I crashed… Read More »

What’s Hot in Equipment Financing?

Every year or so, I do a “what’s hot in equipment financing” post, typically followed by a “what’s not so hot in the world of financed equipment”. And in these posts, I highlight industries that are rising / falling, based on what I see in equipment lease applications. This year will be a bit different. Because right now,… Read More »

Why Financing Used Equipment Matters

Let’s discuss financing used equipment today. Because it’s a topic that doesn’t get nearly as much press as it should. Do you know why it doesn’t get all that much press? Because there aren’t a whole lot of lenders that embrace used equipment financing. And since I work for one of the few who do, I’m almost puzzled… Read More »

Why Trailer Financing Matters

Financing trailers is a big part of what an equipment financing company does, so they warrant discussion in my “why financing <equipment name> matters” series. Trailer financing (or trailer leasing) happens two ways – either with a vehicle at the time of sale, or as an aftermarket addition to a company’s equipment. Both are popular, but we probably… Read More »