Equipment Financing can be an important asset to a business owner

  Exactly What is Business Equipment Financing? Equipment financing is a type of small business loan used primarily to purchase business equipment like computers, machinery, vehicles or most any business equipment. Business owners…

Your Sales Team is Afraid of Price

Your Sales Team is Afraid of Price (Here is What You Can Do About It!)   In a sales presentation one of the hardest subjects is price. I rarely run into a salesperson or sales manager who does not want to discuss price. Arguments…

Answer These Questions Before looking for Financing on that purchase of Construction Equipment

Answer these questions before you start talking with lenders and looking for equipment financing Shopping for heavy equipment? There are plenty of financing deals out there; but before you start talking with lenders, make sure you can answer…

Interest rates sure to rise this year

With interest rates sure to rise this year, is now the right time to borrow? If you're going to need that money, you'd better think seriously about it.   You don’t need a crystal ball to conclude that interest rates will rise significantly…

Rate isn’t always the best thing...

I’ve been lending to small businesses for quite a few years now and I’ve heard all kinds of questions about our financing products. How does the end of contract buy out work? What kind of credit do they need to have? What do you require…

Section 179 and Bonus Depreciation

Section 179 and Bonus Depreciation may allow you to immediately depreciate capital expenditures Business owners usually prefer to deduct equipment cost in a single tax year, rather than a little at a time over a number of years. These deductions…

Adapting to the new normal with today’s Millennia’s

What changes make sense to keep your business moving forward in today’s environment with millennia’s? Automate Above all else, the action I’d take first would be to automate. I don’t mean to automate entry-level positions. Instead,…

Helping you sell with financing options.

I believe that every quote you give your customer on price should include a monthly payment option. Putting the total deal with financing in front of your customer up front only makes sense.  Here are some of the upside benefits of selling…

Tips for Obtaining Financing - Despite Challenged Credit

By:  Doug Houlahan, EVP, Maxim Commercial Capital Did your bank turn down the credit application for your small or mid-sized business because your personal credit (FICO) score is less than stellar?  You aren’t alone!  Entrepreneurs bootstrapping…

Hard Selling Your Customers? Stop!

Aggressive sales tactics can backfire and turn customers away from doing business with you. Instead, build lasting relationships with content marketing. We all get telemarketer calls, right? Of course you do—aggressive sales calls plague…