Category Archives: Equipment Financing

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We’re 30 Years Old!

It’s September 2019, and that’s an important milestone for us. Because Crest Capital started business in September of 1989, which makes us… 30!  30 years is a very solid milestone for a business. To make 30 years, you need tenacity, a clear vision, a commitment to great service, and maybe even a little luck. And we’ve had all… Read More »

The Two Sides of Section 179

I’ll continue on Section 179, because I had a quick thought that I wanted to expand on. I have talked about Section 179 a lot, and how companies can use this great tax deduction to buy equipment that improves their operations and production.  I have also talked about using Section 179 to sell more. In other words, if… Read More »

The Summer Upgrade

Summer is right around the corner. Baseball, hot dogs, fireflies, the beach, 4th of July, etc. Summer is traditionally a slower time for many companies. Kids are out of school, there’s a lot of “after work” activity, plenty of families take vacations in the summer, and more. So staffs are shortened, and while plenty of business still gets… Read More »

Let’s Go Shopping

When I was a kid, my grandparents would come to visit every other month or so. It was always a treat – they’d bring bags of goodies, there was always a festive meal, and best of all, my grandfather would take my siblings and I to the store and give us $10 to spend. To my 11-year-old self,… Read More »

Sell Equipment on a Payment Every Single Time

I’ve mentioned this before, but years ago, I sold cars for a while. I’m happy I did. I’m of the firm belief that selling cars is fantastic training for almost any businessperson, especially in any sales activity. It teaches you to work with people, handle rejection, and follow through. But, to me, the biggest thing selling cars taught… Read More »