The ELFF released the July 2019 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market was 57.9, an increase from the June index of 52.8. read more
Berkshire Bank tapped longtime community organizer and activist, Malia Lazu, as its new executive vice president, chief experience and culture officer. Lazu will head up Berkshire’s diversity and inclusion work. read more
BB&T and SunTrust Banks plan to launch a Truist Bank community benefits plan under which the combined company will lend or invest $60 billion to low- and moderate-income borrowers and communities over a three-year period. read more
University of Pennsylvania organizational psychology professor Adam Grant once said, “The hallmark of originality is rejecting the default and exploring whether a better option exists.” Consider the story of eyeglass company Warby Parker. As college students buried in debt and... read more
Being a broker is a lot like being a juggler in a circus, but instead of juggling rings, we juggle relationships. As brokers, we are the point of contact for everyone involved in the transaction, including the funder, the customer,... read more
Director of Fleet Planning Services,
AmeriQuest Transportation Services
With technological advances coming at a dizzying rate, obsolescence is always a danger for any fleet. Frank Bussone forwards the argument that the best way for companies to avoid this problem is to lease their equipment, instead of purchasing it outright, giving them the opportunity to update as needed.
Vice President of Financial Services,
Corcentric Capital Equipment Solutions
With wild swings in financial markets, the political landscape changing worldwide, oil production through the roof and the U.S. Federal Reserve increasing interest rates, how should a company adjust its asset financing structures to contend with the uncertainty? Corcentric’s Pat Gaskins suggests using a dynamic financing model that can account for unexpected change over the asset life cycle.