Deb’s Equipment Leasing Blog

Strategic Considerations 2017: Next Year’s Budget Planning

The year is coming to a close. There were good times and bad times. Face it – the end of the year is always a challenging time for businesses – it is a look at the past year and forecasting for the next year. Your annual performance should provide the …

Romancing The Copier


To operate successfully in today’s competitive market, especially during this recession, businesses need to have the most up to date equipment.

For instance, your copier has finally given up the ghost… and as you know, office equipment can be extremely costly and many businesses simply couldn’t afford to buy printing …

Spinal Tapped – Leasing versus Buying

Did you know that 1 in 5 office workers take up to three weeks off each year due to workplace health problems, in particular lower back disorders and neck/shoulder disorders?   As these numbers increase… more and more people are recognizing chiropractic treatment as an effective method of managing back pain.…

Radical Times….

Radical times call for radical ideas and here’s one you might not have considered! If you have extra offices in your overall office plan, why not think about renting them out?

Single Chair

If you have an office that isn’t in use, then renting out your office space to someone who needs …


0825-smoky_skies2With the recent fires in Washington and B.C., there is a renewed interest in air quality both inside and out.
Calgary’s air quality this summer has been keeping us literally breathless.

Historical air quality studies have shown that during a regular rush hour, the highest the fine particulate matter (PM) …

A Win-Win for Condo Boards and Owners

As Calgary continues to rapidly urbanize and grow in population, so does the demand for condo-style residences.

DEB CONDO PIC Despite impending interest rate hikes and subsequent fears of a housing market crash, condo complexes are still being built and equipment financing is making more and more sense.

Lately we’ve been financing more …

Spotty Credit Doesn’t Always Mean The End Of The Story

I had an interesting chat this week with a fellow who installs roof gutters in Saskatchewan. We had originally quoted him a lease payment of $302.00 per month, but after exploring his credit we found many blemishes. And we often see this.  Life happens and sometimes bills get away from …

How Alberta’s Minimum Wage and Lease Rates Can Both Trick You!

In their e-commerce newsletter last week, the Calgary Chamber of Commerce presented a graph that showed Alberta has the second lowest rate for “minimum wage” in the country.

But a second graph showed that because we enjoy a “low tax environment” we actually have the second HIGHEST minimum wage rate …

Fitness Equipment, Should I Buy or Lease It?

Gym Equipment Lease or Buy?

Most gyms allocate an average of 60% of their floor space for strength and cardio equipment. Industry metrics can be helpful in determining the right balance of floor space to use for cardio and strength equipment and there are great tools available online to help you plan your gym space, …

Medical Equipment Financing in Canada: 7 reasons why leasing is probably your best option

Medical and Health Partitioners and Equipment Technicians

Starting a new clinic can require a significant investment in medical and therapeutic equipment, not to mention office furnishings and other supplies.

Medical and health related technology is constantly evolving, inevitably becoming more accurate, safer and effective.

In this new world,  Canada’s public healthcare system and private health clinics are …

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