2018 Equipment Leasing & Financing Events Calendar

The following are some of the equipment leasing and financing industry events scheduled for October 2018 October 3-5, 2018 National Equipment  Finance Assoc. 2018 Funding Symposium Charlotte, NC October 10-12, 2018 Associated Equip Distributors Rosemont, IL October 10-12, 2018 Associated Equip Distributors Rosemont, IL October 14-15, 2018 National Business  Aviation…

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ICSC Convention Reveals Bustling Retail Developments

By Allan Levine   The recent International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) convention on retail real estate in many ways demonstrated how shopping malls are changing and business is bustling. News reports about mall closings needs to be balanced with the understanding that new “lifestyle centers” are attracting the next generation…

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Stepping in When Banks Depart

Madison Capital Comes to the Rescue of Small Businesses in Rural Communities. Tom Myers spends a lot of time talking to bankers. He was once one himself and knows the independent finance company that now employs him can fill important needs that banks can’t. “We do things that banks don’t,”…

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Tips for the New Year: Expect the Unexpected

Tips for the New Year

Whatever your perspective on the events of 2017, most would agree that it was a year of great upheaval and uncertainty. Between surprising election results, shocking allegations of misconduct from public figures, and devastating natural disasters, there were times when it felt nearly impossible to predict what news each day…

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Vendor in holiday décor, the Becker Group

From Star Bursts to Walk-Through Ornaments, Baltimore’s Becker Group Specializes in Décor for Holiday Trimming Around the World Leaders of The Becker Group, a privately held company in Baltimore, found their way into this business in interesting ways. Founder Gordon Becker began working while still in college as a Santa…

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Section 179 2017 Deadline Approaching

DON’T MISS THE DEADLINE FOR TAX BENEFITS FROM SECTION 179 We want to remind you there are less than three months remaining to take advantage of the Section 179 deduction. This allows businesses to deduct the full cost of qualified equipment from their 2017 taxes, up to $500,000, with a…

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Auto Dealership Grows by Thinking Beyond Boundaries

The Reagor Dykes Auto Group began operating in Lubbock, Texas, by nurturing local roots and connections, and a commitment to being more than the stereotypical small-town auto dealership. While continuing to invest generously in the communities from which they sprang, their leaders’ ambitions have produced an enterprise today encompassing 20-25…

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