My Top 5 Financial Movies

Just to show that Fletch isn’t all work and no play, I decided to put aside my looking for the oddest thing I ever financed (that’s still to come though) and talk about movies. But because this is “The Lease Guy” blog, this will be my top 5 movies that have a financial component to them. Now, I’ll… Read More »

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Equipment Financing Companies vs. the Bank- Part 3

Twice in the last month, I wrote about some of the advantages of financing equipment through a company that specializes in equipment financing and equipment leasing, as opposed to going to a traditional bank. I feel like I’m on a roll here, so today I’d like to offer another advantage that equipment financing companies have over banks- and… Read More »

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Equipment Financing During a Recession

Whether you personally find it to be true or not, it would appear that the general perception of the media is that the country is teetering on recession. You almost can’t turn on the news without hearing the dreaded “R” word (however, to soften the blow and keep people watching this is almost always offset by the nice… Read More »

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Advantages of an Equipment Finance Agreement over a Bank Installment Loan

The other week, I talked about one of the advantages of using an equipment finance company over a bank when it comes to financing equipment. In that article, I focused on the application process, and how much simpler it was. This time, I’m going to highlight some of the differences between an Equipment Finance Agreement (EFA) which is… Read More »

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The Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 and Section 179

There were big changes last week in section 179 of the US Tax code. If you recall, that’s the Hummer tax break that I wrote about here. Essentially, it allows a business to buy equipment and write off the entire amount (up to certain limits.) Well, last week, the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 went into effect. You… Read More »

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