Category Archives: Small Business

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Fletch Predicts 2022

Happy New Year everyone. Here we are in 2022, all trying to get back to some sense of “normal”. But after the last two years, what exactly is normal anymore?   Here’s one thing that’s “normal” – Fletch’s annual predictions. So let’s get to it, starting with the important stuff: sports.  Sigh… there was a time when I predicted… Read More »

Fletch’s Wish List – 2021

Every year, I do a wish list around the holidays, and 2021 is no different. Let’s see what I’d like under the tree for this year. A Nice Increase for Section 179 Section 179 was made permanent a few years ago, and it’s received small annual increases since (this year it’s $1,050,000, up 10K from 2020’s $1,040,000). Ok,… Read More »

What Credit History Criteria is Used in Equipment Financing?

One of the more interesting (and complex) things I’m often asked is “what type of credit criteria is used in an equipment loan decision?” Honestly, B2B credit criteria can be complex because the answer is extremely varied, and depends on the business type, time in business, the company’s credit history (e.g., how much credit is in the business… Read More »

Still Time for Section 179. I Think. Maybe. Probably.

As we move through the 4th quarter of the strangest year ever (after the last strangest year ever), I’m struck by how things have changed, but also how many things have stayed the same. One thing that is sure to remain is companies rushing to get a Section 179 purchase or three in before the deadline. And as… Read More »