Category Archives: Vendor Financing

Sellers of equipment, vehicles, and software… pay attention

Fletch Predicts: Rates Update

I usually don’t revisit my predictions midyear, but I want to make one further prediction for this year. And since I’m doing that, I may as well let you know I nailed my Warriors basketball prediction, my NHL prediction (Lightning) made the finals and my Mets prediction is looking pretty solid right now.  But the important one is… Read More »

What’s Hot in Equipment Financing in 2022

With more than half the year being over, it’s time for my “what’s hot in equipment financing” post. I’ll start out by saying “hot” is a relative term. The current climate of supply chain delays, shortages, and inflation basically mean nothing is really “hot” like we used to think of it. But there are a few industries and… Read More »

Shortages Mean Opportunity Too

One thing that never changes is the media latches onto “bad” news much more than good news, and often, the bad news becomes the prevailing sentiment.  I’m not going to pretend I’m not influenced by that either – in this very blog I’ve recently been discussing shortages (both in materials and labor), rising inflation, rising interest rates, and… Read More »

Using Equipment Financing to Keep Pace With Your Competition

Next up in our series on “reasons to finance equipment in 2022”, let’s talk about using financing to keep pace with your competition. No matter what industry we are in, we always keep an eye on our competition. Which is smart – while we all like to think we’re “it” in terms of our industry, that isn’t true,… Read More »

Reasons to Finance Equipment in 2022 – Keep Your Own Funds Liquid

I remember when I was about 14 years old. A few years of mowing lawns had built up my bank account to several hundred dollars. It was a lot of money for a kid back then. And it made me feel very secure. Money in the bank is a great feeling anytime. I also wanted a new videogame… Read More »