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Hurry up and wait Part 3 (is it really better to wait?)

I’ve been talking recently about how companies tend to wait until some arbitrary date / time period to purchase / finance new equipment. The reasons are varied – from “use it or lose it” budgets to putting expenses on last month’s / last quarter’s report to making a grouchy accountant less grouchy, and so on. One thing is… Read More »

Reason #4 why an equipment financing company is better than a bank – Compensating Balance

Ok, let’s continue our series on why an equipment financing company is better than the bank. And we’re up to reason #4, which is “compensating balance”. Now what is a compensating balance? Well, it’s nothing more than the bank saying “hey, we loaned you one hundred thousand dollars… the least you can do is have thirty thousand dollars… Read More »