Tag Archives: Equipment Financing

Did you miss Section 179? Well, don’t miss it again

I know, I know, I harp on Section 179 all the time. I tell you to take advantage of it, or you may miss out. You read that so much here, you must think I’m a broken record (insert joke again about nobody knowing what that will mean in a few years…) But seriously, I say it all… Read More »

Vender-Lender Equipment Financing Relationships – Captive Programs

Ok, in our little vendor / lender equipment financing relationship series, we’ve come to the final one – captive programs. If you recall, the first three were Referral Programs, Private Label Programs, and Vendor Recourse programs. Also, if you’ve been following along, you’ll also notice they all have an increasing amount of vendor responsibility and risk. A referral… Read More »

Credit = Sales. Never forget that.

I’ve talked before about how offering credit / equipment financing can actually be a form of marketing, and I’d like to return to that today. Because today, with the economy fairly stagnant, offering equipment leases / payment terms might very well set you above your competition. Let me tell you a quick story. When I was a kid,… Read More »

Another 2011 prediction – Inflation

Ok, before I go into this post, I want to make sure we all understand something: I do not have anything to do with the economy or interest rates or the like. I’m an equipment financing guy, so in terms of the big picture, nobody listens to me. And unlike Alan Greenspan in the late 90’s, the size… Read More »

Some Year End Thoughts

Here we are, in the thick of the holiday season, and 2010 is coming to a close. Like many, I always get a little whimsical around this time (the bottle of holiday cheer likely helps.) It’s time to relax, look back and take stock in what happened, and then gaze forward at the fresh slate the New Year… Read More »