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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Snookered on financing equipment

Ok, the title is a little misleading, but I couldn’t come up with anything wittier in regards to what I’m writing about this week. You’ll see what I mean soon enough… Anyway, the Fletcher clan went on vacation over the 4th of July weekend & my extended family rented one of those huge beach houses in North Carolina’s… Read More »

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Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 Expenditures Part Two

Recently, I told you how my wife and I were looking into spending our Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 checks. I want to give a short update in that regards (we’ll get back to equipment finance and the like next time & I know you’re all waiting with baited breath.) Anyway, I went ahead and purchased my grill.… Read More »

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So what are you spending your economic stimulus check on??

There were definitely some high-level negotiations in the Fletcher household this week. My wife and I were discussing the economic stimulus act of 2008, or, more specifically, what we were going to spend our checks on. We’re getting $600 each, but had very different viewpoints. My wife wants to do something smart (yet boring), like pay bills, or… Read More »

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