Posts Tagged ‘equipment’

Leasing Delinquencies Remain at Historic Lows

Posted on October 11, 2017 by Laura Lam

Recent statistics from the Federal Reserve validate what leasing professionals have understood about their industry for years. The data reach back to the first quarter of 1985 and underscore the fact that, when it comes to delinquencies and charge-offs, equipment leasing remains one of the best performing sectors under the broader umbrella of commercial finance. According to Bob Rinaldi, CEO of Commercial Industrial Finance, Inc., the most recent data on charge-offs and delinquencies offer no surprises. Rinaldi stated, “There’s nothing in this data that should alarm anyone in the industry…the data points are exactly where they should be. Everything here…

Should You Finance Business Equipment?

Posted on February 27, 2017 by Laura Lam

The vast majority (78%) of U.S. businesses lease or finance their equipment.  The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has released a new infographic highlighting why this method of equipment acquisition is so popular.  The infographic showcases a variety of ways businesses can use equipment finance to their strategic advantage, including: Finance 100% – Arrange 100% financing of your equipment, software and services with 0% down payment. Save cash – Save your limited cash for other areas of your business, such as expansion, improvements, marketing or R&D. Keep up-to-date – Keep up-to-date with technology by acquiring more and better equipment than you could…

Business Equipment Purchases To Increase in Late 2013

Posted on April 09, 2013 by Saldutti

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation is now predicting that investment in equipment and software will grow 5.6% in the U.S. in 2013.  That’s up from a previous 2.9% growth forecast that the foundation made in December. William Sutton, the foundation’s president, said that 2013 “will be a tale of two halves,” with sluggish growth in the first half of the year, followed by a pick-up in overall economic activity in the second half of the year.  “On balance, we expect the positives to outweigh the negatives as businesses begin to feel more confident and ready to invest in capital…