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The Little Red Dog – Charity Spotlight

August 30th, 2017|Giving Back|

We had some surprise, hairy visitors join us in our Laguna Hills office this past Monday. This is because our most recent charity of choice was a local dog rescue, The Little Red Dog. We [...]

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Orange County Ronald McDonald House – 2017

May 11th, 2017|Giving Back|

At American Capital Group, we pride ourselves in not only serving our customers but our community. Giving wholeheartedly is one of our foundations and we make it a point to get involved throughout the year. One [...]

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Prepare Yourself for Rising Interest Rates

March 21st, 2017|Equipment Financing & Leasing|

As you may be aware, the Fed is forecasting as many as 3 rate hikes this year, including the one that recently happened. A rising cost of federal funds can affect all forms of debt including mortgage rates , vehicle loans, business [...]

Have You Taken Advantage of All Your Tax Write Offs for 2016?

December 1st, 2016|Equipment Financing & Leasing|

The end of the year is approaching fast.  As a business owner, here's a few questions that may save you money this year: Did you pay tax last year? Are you profitable this year? Would [...]

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Get Your Equipment Now, Pay Next Year!

October 27th, 2016|Equipment Financing & Leasing|

Many business owners are looking at their end of year needs and they have to make the hard decision of whether to buy the equipment now, or wait until next year due to lack of [...]

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All About Section 179

September 21st, 2016|Equipment Financing & Leasing|

Section 179 has increased the amount of benefits that equipment leasing already has to offer. For non-tax capital leases, small businesses can write off up to $500,000. For qualifying True Leases, the lease payment can [...]

Is a Bank Line of Credit the Right Option for You?

September 14th, 2016|Equipment Financing & Leasing|

Many small business owners are reviewing bank line of credit options now that credit portfolios have loosened up in the last year. Managing your line of credit is essential for the long term success of your [...]

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Choosing Your End of Lease Purchase Option

August 31st, 2016|Equipment Financing & Leasing, Industry, knowledge|

“Seventy-two percent of U.S. companies use some form of financing when acquiring equipment, including loans, leases, and lines of credit,” according to ELFA Online. Equipment financing is one of the smartest ways to obtain new [...]

Get Ready for the Olympics

August 9th, 2016|Equipment Financing & Leasing, News|

The 2016 Olympic Games have kicked off in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with the opening ceremonies on August 5th. Competition is in full force -- the first gold medal went to Ginny Thrasher of Team [...]