Scaling for Growth

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If you needed a new personal vehicle and could only lean on your cash reserves, what kind of vehicle would you drive? In this case, you probably are not in the Premier edition truck with the cool liftgate or the E class Mercedes. But with financing…hey…lookout. Suddenly you have buying power beyond just what’s in your bank account.  Your business…

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Over 7 in 10 Equipment Sellers are Dissatisfied – Here’s Why.

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In a recent survey of nearly 5000 equipment sales organizations, 73% of survey respondents were ‘somewhat dissatisfied’ or ‘very dissatisfied’ with their finance provider. Perhaps the most alarming part of the statistic is the trend. In 2018 the number was 65% and in 2017 it was 61%. This trend shouldn’t make sense…but it does. Finance companies are listening to you….

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The “Fab Four” – The Best Equipment Financing Options Can Bring Big Benefits (and Big Questions) to the Table

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Business decision-makers know that a reliable path to new commercial equipment on a regular basis isn’t a luxury – it’s a necessity. That’s precisely why it’s so important to know the lay of the land, financing-wise, when it comes to replacing, upgrading or purchasing new equipment financing. Primarily, there are four viable options when look to finance new business equipment…

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Ways to Overcome Low Credit when Looking for Logging Equipment

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Your business is growing, but your credit isn’t great. We’ve seen it here before at American Equipment Financial Services. We’ve had business owners get in contact with us and ask about our credit requirements, assuming they wouldn’t even be approved. Some wouldn’t even apply had we not had some initial conversations to let them know that while credit can be…

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A Life Cycle Approach to Equipment Management and Financing (SLS Financial Podcast Shorts #10)

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Today, we’re continuing our series of podcast shorts with our tenth episode, looking at a life cycle approach to equipment management and financing. (You can find our first episode on the credit evaluation process here, and the second episode on the benefits of pre-qualification here) Throughout this series, we’ll be covering bite-sized topics that will help you better understand our values…

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Dump Truck Financing and Leasing

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  Looking to finance or lease a new or used dump truck? You’ve come to the right place! We have the commercial lending experience in your industry that we know will help us become a good fit for your business. We like to keep commercial lending uncomplicated, so you can get back to what you do best… running your business!…

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The Truth About Early Pay-Offs (for Commercial Lending) [SLS Financial Podcast Shorts #9]

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Today, we’re continuing our series of podcast shorts with our ninth episode, looking at the truth about early pay-offs for commercial lending. (You can find our first episode on the credit evaluation process here, and the second episode on the benefits of pre-qualification here) Throughout this series, we’ll be covering bite-sized topics that will help you better understand our values and…

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