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Why Trailer Financing Matters

Financing trailers is a big part of what an equipment financing company does, so they warrant discussion in my “why financing <equipment name> matters” series. Trailer financing (or trailer leasing) happens two ways – either with a vehicle at the time of sale, or as an aftermarket addition to a company’s equipment. Both are popular, but we probably… Read More »

Equipment Financing 2015 – Hot or Not (Part 2 – Not)

Here we go with part two of my periodic “what’s hot and not hot” in equipment financing (for the record, Mrs. Fletch says I’m still in the hot part, thank goodness.) The biggest “not hot” in terms of industries are those negatively affected by technology. And the very first one that comes to mind here is the printing… Read More »

Why Sign Financing Matters

Financing signs (or financing signage, for those who want to get official sounding), is one of the more common aspects of equipment financing. And to be honest, in my eyes, it’s a very smart use of credit, especially for small and medium businesses. The reason it’s a smart use of credit ties to the (lack of) immediate return… Read More »

Equipment Financing 2015 – Hot or Not (Part 1 – Hot)

Every year, I like to take a look at what’s hot (and not) in equipment financing. I like this because it presents a big-picture look at industry and the economy in general. And more than one person has written me saying they invested based on what’s hot (or not) in industries looking for equipment financing (this makes a… Read More »

Equipment Financing and Section 179 – the Profit Equation

This is a topic I have previously touched on, but it’s worth repeating at least once a year, because every time I mention it to businesspeople at a party or social gathering, they are almost always amazed. It’s fairly simple in general – if you combine equipment financing / equipment leasing with Section 179, you can actually buy… Read More »