May 24, 2023

11 Tips for Customer Success

Keep your customers engaged An occasional email, text or phone call to check in with a customer helps to keep your business in their thoughts.   Be honest with customer expectations. If a customer need is not a product or service you offer, let them know right away. Even better […]
May 11, 2023


An equipment finance broker can add more value than working directly with your bank in several ways:   Access to multiple lenders: A broker typically has relationships with multiple lenders, including banks, credit unions, and specialized finance companies. This gives them access to a broader range of financing options compared […]
May 2, 2023

5 Questions to Ask Yourself when Working with a Lender

5 Questions to Ask Yourself when Working with a Lender 1) Will it cost me money to apply? NEVER. Some finance companies charge $150, $250 or more to submit an application. It will never cost you a penny to apply with us and remember, we only Soft Pull credit so […]
April 18, 2023

6 Suggestions for Productive Office Behavior

Just plain old common-sense guidelines and good practices for productive office etiquette. by Lester Salvatierra 1) “Put details in an email…”, exactly what it means, don’t ramble specific details to a co-worker; express strategies and opinions in person but other stuff should be put in an email for future reference. […]
April 7, 2023

Business Owners Have No Time to Waste

As business owners, we cannot waste time on activities that give us little benefit. We must focus on our clear profit producers, get the key things done and finish so we can relax down time without stressing over what we couldn’t get done. Here are some action items that may […]
February 28, 2023

An Alliance with other Companies

Working with other businesses as close allies can have several positive outcomes: Access to resources: Partnering with other businesses can provide access to resources such as capital, expertise, and technology that can be used to improve a company’s operations and competitiveness. Increased innovation: Collaboration with other businesses can lead to […]
January 17, 2023

Lost in the Shuffle

We know lenders make promises they can’t possibly deliver on. They want your business, like we all do, but making outrageous claims leaves a negative mark on lending altogether. They fail you and most importantly, lead you into making an bad business decision. We want to stay grounded and most […]
December 31, 2022

2022 – A Year of Change

A challenging year for many companies; those that adapt to the new environment will continue to thrive and grow. A prosperous and healthy 2023 to all!
December 14, 2022

SBA 7a Loans – Benefits You Just Can’t Beat

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) offers guaranteed commercial loans by the federal government for small businesses. These loans are offered through approved partners and not directly through the SBA and First US Finance is one of those partners. SBA 7a loans are great for businesses that want to refinance […]
September 19, 2022

The 5 Secrets of Equipment Financing

The use of equipment financing is good decision making, especially when compared to bank loans or cash purchases. Investing cash in equipment makes the business asset rich and cash poor. When a business is cash poor, it is limited in its ability to take advantage of new opportunities or to […]