Tag Archives: Equipment Financing

Why April is a Great Time to Finance Equipment

Continuing my series of why pretty much any time is a good time to finance equipment, let’s take a look at equipment financing in April. First of all, for most companies, April is the first month of the second quarter. This means 1/4th of the year is already over, and most firms have a good handle on how… 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 Lab Equipment Matters

Fletch always has his ears open to equipment financing talk. And almost everywhere I go, be it the supermarket, the ballgame, or even to get a blood test, I more often than not come across an equipment financing “issue”. I guess my ears are simply tuned to it. Case in point: Last month, I went for my annual… Read More »

Why Financing Horizontal Directional Drills Matters

Nerd alert: when I was a kid, a movie that stuck in my mind was a schlocky 70’s film named At The Earth’s Core, starring Peter Cushing. It was filled with strange monsters and such, but one thing that really piqued my interest was the giant “drill” type vehicle they used to get there. My friends and I,… Read More »

Section 179 is still quiet – for now

Here we are in the third quarter of 2014, and Section 179 is still sitting where it was at the beginning of the year. Most years, this wouldn’t be news, but in terms of the dollar amount of the tax deduction, Section 179 is fairly low right now. And even though we are in quarter 3, I do… Read More »