Tag Archives: finance equipment

Why October is a Great Time to Finance Equipment

Trick or Treat, everyone – it’s October. And it’s a great month to finance equipment. (Ok, you know I have 12 answers to the “what is the best month to finance equipment” question, but indulge me, because it all makes sense. Thanks.) Anyway, October is a fantastic time to finance or lease equipment. Here’s why: Helloooo 4th Quarter… Read More »

Why August is a Great Time to Finance Equipment

We’re now into August, and I’m starting to think that this series might have been better titled “what quarter is best to finance equipment” or “is it better to finance equipment in the fourth quarter or the first?” The reason for that is many of the months don’t change all that much when viewed back to back. In… Read More »

Hurry up and wait Part 3 (is it really better to wait?)

I’ve been talking recently about how companies tend to wait until some arbitrary date / time period to purchase / finance new equipment. The reasons are varied – from “use it or lose it” budgets to putting expenses on last month’s / last quarter’s report to making a grouchy accountant less grouchy, and so on. One thing is… Read More »

Section 179 – back again

Ok, it’s been awhile – I can talk about Section 179 again. Because it’s back, baby!! Just this week, congress passed a job-creation / tax cuts bill that’s aimed at rewarding businesses who hire new people. Called The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (or HIRE – clever, huh?), it seeks to give tax breaks (in the form… Read More »

Some things to consider when choosing an equipment financing company.

Right now there’s a lull in economic news to write about, and I’ve already recently reminded you about Section 179, so we don’t need to revisit that for at least a few days. And since the home repairs, my life has gotten a little boring (going on a cruise soon, though, so I’ll be back with details.) So… Read More »