Tag Archives: Equipment Financing

Holidays are here

We’re right in the thick of the holiday season. And here at equipment finance central (that’s what my wife calls my office, anyway), we’re definitely seeing the surge of businesses taking advantage of Section 179. I spoke earlier about how businesspeople try to get that last purchase in before the New Year, and 2009 is no exception (only… Read More »

When it rains….

Ok, so it rained a lot last month. Which really wouldn’t bother me so much except that, in the middle of it all, those unmistakable “the roof is leaking” spots appeared on my bedroom ceiling. Ugh… To be honest, though, it wasn’t unexpected. The roof on our house is 17 years old (we think – we weren’t here… Read More »

“It’s a zero sum game”

I think of odd things sometimes. For example, this is what I thought about my last time at the gym: Oftentimes, one will hear somebody equate the economy to a “zero sum game”. For those unfamiliar with the term, a “zero sum” anything basically means in order to gain, someone else must lose. Think of a cake or… Read More »

Mailbag – No, credit isn’t responsible.

  Let’s answer an e-mail question: Dear Fletch, I read a few of your posts where you essentially make sure your readers know that equipment financing is a good thing, and that you’re still here financing equipment while banks pull back. Ok, maybe so, but isn’t “credit” the reason we’re in this mess in the first place? And… Read More »

More on Section 179, equipment financing, and 2009

I know I recently posted about Section 179 making its long-awaited (by me anyway) appearance in 2009, and I wanted to touch on that theme again. Actually, I’m going to restate something I mentioned months ago (big surprise there), because conditions are very favorable right now. I mentioned last year that Section 179 and Equipment Financing were made… Read More »