Category Archives: Equipment Financing

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Escaping Captivity

Do you know what captive financing is? I can tell you what it’s not – it’s not taking finance payments on a kidnapping ransom (admittedly, that was a lame joke, but us equipment finance guys aren’t know for our quick wit… still, not bad for two seconds of thought!) Anyway, Captive Financing is when a company – say… Read More »

Equipment Lease Expiring? Some things to think about:

This post is for those who have leased equipment, and the lease term coming to an end… As we all know, the economy has had its ups and downs (mostly downs). Well, these ups and downs may affect companies who have leased equipment and the equipment lease term is coming to an end. Perhaps when they signed the… Read More »

Some things to consider when choosing an equipment financing company.

Right now there’s a lull in economic news to write about, and I’ve already recently reminded you about Section 179, so we don’t need to revisit that for at least a few days. And since the home repairs, my life has gotten a little boring (going on a cruise soon, though, so I’ll be back with details.) So… Read More »

Equipment Leasing and Paying Taxes (or else…)

This post is about equipment finances and taxes, but it’s probably not in the way you think. See, usually when I write about something like this, it’s about the tax advantages of leasing equipment, or maybe about leasing tax write offs, or some other issue about taxes and leasing. But not this time – this is a little… Read More »

Used Equipment Financing can save you money (2009 version)

It’s funny – sometimes, I look back in my blog archives, and I come across something I thought was relevant to a particular time, but then I realize it’s even MORE relevant now. And that’s true with today’s post, which is about financing used equipment. I first wrote about used equipment financing in spring of 2008, when gasoline prices… Read More »