Tag Archives: financing

Credit card rates vs. auto loan rates vs. mortgage rates… why so different???

Last time, I talked about equipment financing rates, and why banks may sometimes have a lower rate than other lenders due to the fact that the bank lessens their risk by demanding collateral and tying up accounts. So let’s stay on the rate topic and look at other types of lending, and why rates are what they are.… Read More »

Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is around the corner, so I thought I’d take a moment and give some Fletch-themed thanks: I’d like to give thanks to the government for realizing that small businesses needed help, and increasing Section 179. It’s definitely a step in the right direction. But it can go further. As I pointed out in another post, bringing back… Read More »

Fletch Forecast

Happy New Year everyone. And for my first post of 2009, I will present my fearless predictions for the economy / government / and various sports teams (so I’m not perceived as a complete and total egghead.) So without further ado, here is the 2009 “Fletch Forecast”: 2009 will be tough for many folks. There is no way… Read More »