Optimize Your Equipment Cost Per Hour

Leasing provides an affordable way to update and upgrade business equipment, preserving cash for other needs. The choice between Fair Market Value (FMV) and capital leases can significantly impact operational efficiency and financial health. To make the best choice, it’s crucial to understand leasing option advantages, particularly in terms of cost per hour.   THE […]

Economic Outlook – Strategies for a Strong Second Half

Secured Research surveyed over 1400 Middle Market CFOs, 5000 Small Business Decision Makers, and 2600 Equipment Sellers on over 800 topic areas for the first six months of 2024. Here are key data points to help drive strategy for a strong year-end close: 58% of Middle Market CFOs and 27% of Small Business decision-makers plan […]

Construction Industry Outlook

The construction industry is poised for significant growth in the latter half of 2024, driven by increased construction spending and substantial investments in infrastructure projects. The recent passing of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is set to inject billions of dollars into the construction sector, opening up opportunities for […]

JA Mitsui Leasing Acquires Oakmont Capital Services

      JA Mitsui Leasing, through its subsidiary, JA Mitsui Leasing USA, acquired a 100% interest in Oakmont Capital Services, a specialty finance company that delivers solutions for small-ticket equipment. “We are excited to supercharge JAML’s strategic North American expansion efforts alongside this highly skilled and experienced team,” Kiyoshi Doi, CEO of JA Mitsui […]

Distinguished Leaders in Human Resources 2024

  As Vice President of Human Resources, Amy Yeager independently manages the company’s HR operations with a hands-on and strategic approach. Her contributions to the organization’s growth and success have been significant, as she has developed policies, procedures, and systems that have increased efficiency, compliance, and cost-effectiveness. Additionally, Yeager has instilled a culture of excellence […]

Affording AI

According to a new report released at Modex by MHI and Deloitte, 55% of supply chain leaders are increasing their investments in supply chain technology and innovation. The 2024 MHI Annual Industry Report, “The Collaborative Supply Chain: Tech-forward and Human-Centric,” shows that 88% of those surveyed plan to spend over $1 million, with 42% planning […]

Foundation Study Examines the Prevention, Detection and Impact of Fraud on Industry

A recent study released by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation has analyzed fraud in the equipment leasing and finance industry, focusing on prevention, detection, and impact. The study found a rise of 10% or more in various fraud types, including identity theft and first- and third-party borrower fraud, among equipment finance companies in the […]

Your Dedicated Partner for Medical Equipment and IT Financing

About First Financial We are a privately held lender with a strong specialization in acquiring healthcare, IT solutions, and services. Our adaptive process is designed to effectively meet the demands of the ever-evolving healthcare industry. For over 20 years, we have provided financing solutions designed to conserve capital and offer affordable access to often expensive […]