Fletch’s Wish List

With the Holidays upon us, let me go over my wish list for this year. First up on my list is always Section 179. But I really don’t need to put it here anymore, because it was made permanent in 2017. Still, I’m used to having it high on my list, so I’ll wish for it to grow… Read More »

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What is Better for Equipment Financing – Fixed Rates or Adjustable Rates?

We get asked this question all the time – “Are fixed rates better than adjustable rates for equipment financing?” And the short answer is an emphatic YES. Fixed rates are always superior for equipment financing and leasing.  The reasons are many, but the big one is stability. Knowing what your monthly payment is going to be for the… Read More »

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Two Extremes of Business Communication

I have a lot of equipment financing clients that I’ve known for years. Whenever we discuss business, the conversation usually starts with personal stuff, how’s the family, how are things going, etc.  I conversed with two last week, and it struck me how different they are in communication preferences. Client one, who we’ll call John, is old school.… Read More »

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Section 179 and Financing – Updated for Autumn 2020

We’re hitting the 4th quarter of the strangest year ever. Yes, 2020 has been a wild ride to say the least, but we’re still here (as are you). So let’s talk about something that’s also still here: Section 179 and equipment financing. I talk about this every year, because I get really excited about it. We’re in that… Read More »

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Are Equipment Sellers Ready for The Coming Financing Rush

You know I like to play Nostradamus from time to time. And I’ve got a prediction right now, but I’ll be honest – it’s hardly a stretch. Businesses are going to borrow even more in the next few months. And equipment sellers need to be ready for it. Here’s why: Awhile back, I discussed how businesses are still… Read More »

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