Monthly Payments Are Best – Literally.

A lot of times when we discuss equipment financing in print, or even face to face, we’ll sometimes use the phrase “monthly payments” as a substitution for the word “financing”.  For example, I’ll write a blog post on vendors offering financing, and now and again, I’ll slip in “offering monthly payments is a great way to increase sales”.… Read More »

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Opportunity Knocks

I mentioned opportunity at the end of my last post. Let’s expand on that. As we navigate through what is proving to be an extremely “different” business environment, I am reminded of a local planning board meeting I attended a few years ago. Under discussion was a recent blight of failed businesses, and some empty buildings on the… Read More »

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Fletch Predicts Part II

Every year, I do a Fletch Predicts post in January, and this year was no different. But then Covid-19 hit, and threw pretty much everyone’s predictions for the year out the window.  So I’d like a re-do. Here we go: I won’t predict sports winners, because at this writing, nobody knows if anything will resume. I’m a big… Read More »

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Equipment Financing Hot or Not – 2020 Edition

Every spring, I do a “hot and not in equipment financing” series of posts. And since I’ve always done it, I will do it in 2020 as well.  That said, it does feel strange doing this in the middle of the COVID-19 crisis. So it’s with an addendum: I’ll talk about a few industries that are doing well… Read More »

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Now is the Time to Offer Financing (plus a toilet paper analogy!)

My last post mentioned a new type of equipment financing customer we are seeing: the company that used to pay cash for everything who is now starting to finance equipment purchases. And they are doing this to keep their own money safely in the bank while they make monthly payments on equipment.  So now, I will ask once… Read More »

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