Tag Archives: Small Business

Equipment financing companies and who they finance (part 1)

One thing I always pay attention to is equipment financing companies and their websites / marketing (both my own company’s website and the competition.) And you know, I’ve noticed a funny thing: unless my company is alone on an island, it would seem that everybody else only finances equipment for big companies. Really, looking on some competitor websites,… Read More »

Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is around the corner, so I thought I’d take a moment and give some Fletch-themed thanks: I’d like to give thanks to the government for realizing that small businesses needed help, and increasing Section 179. It’s definitely a step in the right direction. But it can go further. As I pointed out in another post, bringing back… 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 »

New Year’s Predictions

I did this last year, and looking back, I was right about a lot of things. The Dow finished a little higher than I thought, but the Yankees did win the World Series like I predicted (and the Red Wings made the finals.) And a lot of my other economic predictions came true in one form or another.… Read More »

You never forget your first time… (with Section 179)

I’ll never forget my first experience with Section 179. It was well over a decade ago, back before I started on the equipment financing path I’m now on. In fact, back then, I worked a variety of jobs as I figured out what to do with my life (my wife says I’m still figuring it out, but she’s… Read More »