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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Financing to Save Money – Literally!

As I write this, we’re right in the middle of the COVID-19… crisis? Situation? Quarantine? Whatever you want to call it, we’re all living it. Predictably, a lot of business activity has paused. With many businesses forced to shut down for a few weeks, it’s only normal that some companies put expansion or improvements on hold for a… Read More »

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This Too Will Pass

I had a post ready about something equipment financing related, but it doesn’t seem appropriate today. I’ll post it sometime in the future, but for now, a few words on what’s going on, and what I feel will be the outcome. First, I have to address the obvious – for some businesses, the COVID-19 crisis will change an… Read More »

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