Tag Archives: Equipment Financing

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 »

Make sure the equipment you are financing is good quality

I’ve recently talked about rates and levels of credit risk, and how those levels of risk can affect the rate a person or company pays. But there’s another “risk” that an equipment financing company like mine takes when we finance any type of equipment – what if the equipment is a piece of junk? Thankfully, that doesn’t happen… Read More »