When Is It a Good Time to Finance Equipment?

You’d be surprised, but people ask me this type of question all the time. Usually when they ask about a good time to lease equipment or similar, they are usually referring to economic indicators, time of year, Section 179 limits, interest rates, and so on. There are a lot of answers to the question, but now that Section… Read More »

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Software Financing Surprise

It was a little over a year ago that I last talked about software financing (“Why software financing makes sense” – April 2015), but I was reminded again recently why this topic can be so important for many companies. I was talking to a new client of ours, and indeed, we financed software for her company. Specifically, an… Read More »

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Private Party Financing

One the interesting parts of being an equipment financing company is we get to work with a lot of small and medium sized businesses, across all kinds of industries. And we handle all types of transactions. Today I want to talk about one in particular, as not a lot of equipment lenders engage in it (but we do).… Read More »

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Springtime Section 179

I haven’t talked about Section 179 in a few months, so it’s time to mention it again now that we’re well into the second quarter. As you almost certainly know, Section 179 was raised to $500,000 for 2016 and beyond. This means you can buy qualifying new (or new to you) equipment, and write off the entire amount… Read More »

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The Blanket Lien Lineup

I last left us at the dealership, where we were trying to trade in our delivery truck, but found out the bank put a lien on it when they gave us an equipment lease on our Digital Super Widget… If that last sentence confuses you (and it very well might), please read my previous post regarding blanket liens.… Read More »

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