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By Amy Thomas in Company News Posted January 23, 2019

Dave McCarthy is new Senior Vice President of Federal Finance

Dave McCarthy has joined Key Government Finance as Senior Vice President of the Federal Finance team.


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By Amy Thomas in Thought Leadership Posted January 18, 2019

Article: Ins and outs of tax reform and equipment acquisition

As the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2018 (TCJA) has brought about many changes, the tried-and-true benefits of leasing equipment remain unchanged, according to a new article by Toni Larson, senior vice president of industrial equipment for Key Equipment Finance, in MetalForming Magazine.


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By Amy Thomas in Industry Trends Posted January 2, 2019

What to expect in equipment finance in 2019

The U.S. economy accelerated in 2018, posting two of the strongest quarters of growth since the recession and approaching 3% growth on the year, however recent trends and uncertainties make it likely to soften in 2019, according to the 2019 Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Snapshot.


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By Amy Thomas in Thought Leadership Posted December 26, 2018

Understanding new lease accounting rules

As we move into 2019, U.S. businesses will have to plan for changes to lease accounting rules, which take effect for public companies this month and for private companies in December 2019.


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By Amy Thomas in Industry Trends, Thought Leadership Posted December 17, 2018

Article: Tax benefits of financing fabrication equipment

Forward-thinking fabricators and manufacturers are analyzing profits, losses, and sales projections as the year winds down. Many may be considering upgrading equipment, replacing aging equipment, or expanding capacity.


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By Amy Thomas in Thought Leadership Posted December 10, 2018

White paper: Tax benefits boost incentives for year-end financing

Now, more than ever, the fourth quarter is a great time to get the equipment your business needs to thrive.


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By Amy Thomas in Company News Posted December 5, 2018

Colleen Daly named to Monitor's first editorial board

Monitor, a leading source of news for the equipment finance industry, has announced the creation of its first editorial board, which will provide voices from the industry to guide news coverage and increase impact.


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By Amy Thomas in Company News Posted December 3, 2018

Key's Kelly Reale honored with industry research award

Kelly Reale, vice president of strategy and performance management for Key Equipment Finance, has received the Steven R. LeBarron Award for Principled Research from the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation. 


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By Amy Thomas in Government, Thought Leadership Posted November 30, 2018

Column: To diversify, hire like a tech company

For more than a decade, leaders within Key Equipment Finance—and within the entire equipment finance industry—have been looking for ways to attract younger, more diverse applicants to careers in equipment finance, writes Amy Gross in a recent column in Equipment Leasing & Finance magazine.


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By Amy Thomas in Industry Trends, Thought Leadership Posted November 29, 2018

New lease accounting rules: Are plastics processors ready?

As plastics processors ride the wave of recent record growth to contemplate new technology and machinery for their businesses, they should also consider upcoming changes to lease accounting rules, according to a new article in Plastics Technology.


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