Crawling under a rock part 2: I can’t crawl under there – something is growing in front of it.

Fair warning – this post has little to do with equipment financing, equipment leasing, section 179, recession, depression, Obama, economic stimulus, or the price of tea in China (just in case you were wondering about that last part.) It’s actually a little touchy-feely, to be honest. Well, spring has sprung, and not a moment too soon.  I don’t… Read More »

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Not crawling under a rock

  Enough already. We know there’s a recession. We know the stock market is going down. We know banks are jittery. We know cars aren’t selling. We know people are nervous. Trust me, we know. I don’t know about you, but I am really getting sick of this. I know our economy has been under assault by a… Read More »

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Credit isn’t dead – we’ve been here the whole time

This is going to sound like a bit of a plug, but recent events force my hand. Also, President Obama apparently did not read my “we’re still lending” post a few months back. For shame. Anyway, while watching the President’s speech to congress (and us) the other night, I was happy to hear him talk about the need… Read More »

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2009 Trends – Cash is King

Staying on the New Year theme, I’d like to discuss a trend or two that I am already seeing (well, events from last year are forming these opinions as well – I don’t want you to think I’m forming these opinions after a week or two.) But different from my last post, these aren’t “predictions”, but things that… Read More »

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A Little Good News for Small Businesses in 2009!

Although most small business people are skeptical anyone other than the major banks, automakers, and the lucky few special interest groups will get much benefit from the massive spending proposed in the Economic Stimulus Bill of 2009 – there is at least one very bright spot! Increased Section 179 limits expected to be extended thru 12-31-2009 The increased… Read More »

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