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Charles Wendel

President of FIC Advisors

Charles Wendel is president of FIC Advisors.

Posts by Charles Wendel

2019 Priorities: Leveraging Current Success

FOR ALL: BEGIN WITH PROACTIVE RISK MANAGEMENT  Most of this article focuses on growth, but risk management requires clear and constant prioritization. While predictions differ on whether 2019 will see a recession, there is no doubt that, at some point,... read more

Navigating a New Ecosystem: Forming Alternative Finance Alliances

With the prevalence of alternative finance companies (AFCs) on the rise, equipment finance companies need to determine whether, and how, to work cooperatively with these financing sources. Increasingly, AFCs are viewing traditional lenders (TLs) as potential partners. This creates an... read more

Banks’ Ascendance into Equipment Finance

Recent years have seen a significant positive change in the role and importance of equipment finance and leasing groups within banks. Bank-owned equipment finance groups have become critical growth engines, contributing not only revenues but leading many banks’ cultural transition... read more

Status Quo Vs. Joining the ‘Enemy’

Just a few years ago the likely future scenario for Independents appeared bleak at best. Net margins were falling, losses were increasing, operating expenses were too high and many bank-funding sources (for Independents oftentimes their life blood) were disappearing, as... read more

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