Fletch’s Mailbag: A used equipment purchase

So I got this question in my e-mail the other day. Usually I don’t have the time to respond to these personally, but this one asked about an issue I posted about a few months ago, so it was still fresh in my mind. Dear Fletch, I want to buy equipment from a local company that’s going out… Read More »

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The Summer Upgrade

Summer is right around the corner. Baseball, hot dogs, fireflies, the beach, 4th of July, etc. Summer is traditionally a slower time for many companies. Kids are out of school, there’s a lot of “after work” activity, plenty of families take vacations in the summer, and more. So staffs are shortened, and while plenty of business still gets… Read More »

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Let’s Go Shopping

When I was a kid, my grandparents would come to visit every other month or so. It was always a treat – they’d bring bags of goodies, there was always a festive meal, and best of all, my grandfather would take my siblings and I to the store and give us $10 to spend. To my 11-year-old self,… Read More »

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Sell Equipment on a Payment Every Single Time

I’ve mentioned this before, but years ago, I sold cars for a while. I’m happy I did. I’m of the firm belief that selling cars is fantastic training for almost any businessperson, especially in any sales activity. It teaches you to work with people, handle rejection, and follow through. But, to me, the biggest thing selling cars taught… Read More »

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What’s “Not Hot” in Equipment Financing for 2019

Ok, I did my “what’s hot” post, so now I have to discuss what’s “not hot” in equipment financing. Part of me would rather not do this, because it feels like a downer. Pointing out what businesses are not financing new or used equipment feels like it’s picking on them. But then I rationalize it’s more or less… Read More »

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