Summer is leaving, but Section 179 is heating up

I’m going to do this every so often because I feel so strongly about it. Here’s another reminder that THIS year is THE year to take advantage of Section 179. For those who don’t know, I’ll recap Section 179 a bit essentially. It’s a small and medium business tax deduction meant to spur equipment purchases by these businesses.… Read More »

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Cornered at the family reunion (or, why we don’t finance equipment for startups.)

Family reunions are interesting. Especially with my family. One of the fun things about any family reunion are those fringe relatives that you really don’t know, but have a vague idea about them and what they do. And vice-versa, of course. To give an example of what I mean, I have 2 cousins who never really see each… Read More »

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Free Credit Reports are Scary!!!

  More and more, it seems there are TV commercials and internet ads offering to get you your credit report for free. But is it really free? Because if it is, who pays for those TV commercials? Of course these places aren’t free! Oh, they’ll get you a free credit report alright, it’s just that you have to… Read More »

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Mad at the TV (ie: Section 179 is NOT corporate welfare!)

Those who know me know I’m not very political and I tend to look at politics and the like from a distance. I think being in the equipment finance industry makes me that way: When times are good, companies finance equipment. When times are bad, other companies finance equipment. When republicans are in office, certain companies think their… Read More »

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Equipment Financing Mailbag

Sometimes, I get e-mail comments to my blog posts. The Section 179 posts in particular got some comments. These are always friendly discussions, mind you, and typically fairly short, as I usually just try to further clarify my point. Recently, I got the following in my inbox, and I thought it might be interesting to post it here,… Read More »

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