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Leasing Trucks

Discussion in 'Rental Equipment' started by ArizPestWeed, Feb 1, 2007.

  1. Lawnworks

    Lawnworks LawnSite Fanatic
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    LOL... here we go again!!
     
  2. RedWingsDet

    RedWingsDet LawnSite Gold Member
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    Jeeze, some people never stop talking about Dave Ramsy. Sometimes I think people mine as well sleep with the guy since they cant stop talking about him. Im sure the dude has good points, but to bring him up in 4 out of 5 threads is unnessary
     
  3. corey4671

    corey4671 LawnSite Silver Member
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    wish there was some way to steer dave to this site to see how dumb some of these guys can be...Lawnsite needs a Total Money Makeover!!! Bunch of stupid tax being paid on here!
     
  4. Lawnworks

    Lawnworks LawnSite Fanatic
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    He's got good advice. I am reading through a couple of his books. You won't hear his financial advise anywhere else. I actually heard about him on a previous lawnsite thread... we don't get his radio station here.
     
  5. Lawnworks

    Lawnworks LawnSite Fanatic
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    Yeah that is the book I am reading... very good material.
     
  6. corey4671

    corey4671 LawnSite Silver Member
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    Dave just has a way of making this thing called common sense just seem so simple..it's that WOW...I coulda had a V8 feeling..and unfortunately, some folks are either too narrow minded or too caught up on themselves to stop, lsten and think about what he is saying...I actually heard Dave the first time and thought to myself, WOW...this guy has got it figured out because it was the same things my parents and grandparents had always preached to me
     
  7. RedWingsDet

    RedWingsDet LawnSite Gold Member
    from Detroit
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    dude, im not saying what he says is wrong, and the stuff he says is common sense. To bad we sense is not common anymore. im just saying, dont be all over the guy making every post about him. im sure he will sell his books fine without our help.

    He is pretty much someone that writes a book that is 85% common sense, and 15% account and economics and it makes him others peoples heros. The stuff he says isnt rocket science.
     
  8. corey4671

    corey4671 LawnSite Silver Member
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    ok ok..I'll NEVER mention that wierd get out of debt guy EVER again on lawnsite :)
     
  9. RedWingsDet

    RedWingsDet LawnSite Gold Member
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    im not saying that, it just seems i keep seeing someone, i dont know if its you or not, posting his stuff everywhere
     
  10. Lawnworks

    Lawnworks LawnSite Fanatic
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    Posts: 5,407

    What the hell are you talking about? Don't participate in the thread if it pisses you off. If you haven't read the book, I don't see how you can comment about the book. I don't even think you can call what he is saying "common sense"... because it ain't that common anymore. Next time I won't be as humble, and I won't quote him as my source. Will that make you happy?

    Back to the lease. The lease is a bad idea, b/c you end up paying a 14% hidden interest rate. When you turn the truck back in, it literally has to be in near perfect condition or you get penalized.

    Why would it make any sense at all when you could buy a vehicle and write off the entire purchase the first year? On a leased vehicle, you pay the payments and then you have nothing. At least on another vehicle, you have a little bit of equity left in the vehicle after paying it off.
     

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