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May 3
American Association Commercial Finance Brokers                    
    This Wednesday -- Latest List of Expo Exhibitors
Leasing Industry Job Wanted
    Credit – Experienced Asset Manager
Top Ten Leasing News
     April 26 to 28
Story Credit Lessors - Lenders List for COVID-19
    "C" & "D" Lessees, Business Loans, Working Capital
Use a “Story Credit” to Close a Sale
    Sales Make it Happen --- by Christopher Menkin
Leasing Industry Ads   -- Growing Companies are Looking
     for Top Male and Female Sales Personnel
Would You Hire You?
    The Ultimate Hire by Ken Lubin, ZRG Partners
$1.67 Trillion in Purchase Housing Originations
    Forecast for 2021 by Eric Peck, MR Report
Big Tech Profits Soar on Pandemic Boost
    Net Income First Quarter of 2021 vs. 2020
Emerging Generation May be More Likely
    to End Up In-House
   By Jerome Doraisamy, Lawyers Weekly
$88 Trillion World Economy in One Chart
    How World Relies on GDP
Star Hill Financial Announces Creation
   of New Division: SH Franchise Finance
Shepherd (unknown type)
    Norwalk, Connecticut  Adopt-a-Dog
Four Types of Interim Rent
    By Christopher Menkin
News Briefs---
Uber, Lyft earnings, April jobs report:
     What to know this week
Subway franchisees fight for more frequent food deliveries:
     ‘It’s not fresh’
US bank M&A surges as tech investment drives deals
    looking to cut costs and scale up to invest in digital services
No relief: Global container shortage likely to last until 2022
  Equipment lessors continue to see low inventories
    and extremely high prices
Truckers fall under California gig economy law,
   court says
You May have Missed---
Wondering why your Mother’s Day bouquet
  might be more expensive? Blame a flower shortage
  Sports Brief----
   California Nuts Brief---
    "Gimme that Wine"
     This Day in History
       Daily Puzzle
         Weather, USA or specific area
          Traffic Live----

May 5
Manufacturing Economic Activity Increases in April
Report by
Pied Piper Releases 2021 PSI Internet
Lead Effectiveness Study Results on Motorcycle Leasing
Cash-flooded Bank Balance Sheets
  May Come Back to Haunt U.S. Banks
By Yoel Minkoff, Seeking Alpha News Editor
Leasing Industry Ads
---Help Wanted----
First Quarter 2021 Report from
Wheeler Business Consulting
SmartFinancial to Buy Fountain Leasing
Changing Name to Fountain Equipment Finance
Bonnie Michael Named 2021 Recipient of the
    Edward A. Groobert Award for Legal Excellence
Meridian Partners with Accord Financial to Expand
Financing Solutions that Help Businesses to Compete
15 Year High National Association Credit Managers
Reports April Credit Manager's April Index
Chesswood Announces the Closing of Its
Previously Announced Transaction with Vault Credit Corporation
Rottweiller Mix
Knoxville, Tennesee  Adopt-a-Dog
Nike Bombarded with Liens Totaling Over $100 Million
By Bryan Mason, Editorial Associate, NACM
News Briefs---
GE Kicks the Factoring Habit
    a significant change in its management of incoming cash
General Electric shareholders reject
   CEO Culp's pay deal
Intel investing $3.5B in New Mexico fab upgrade,
    boosting US chip making; along w/$20 Billion 2 New fabs Reaches Milestone: 10 Million Dealership Reviews
     From Car Buyers with Recent Growth Spurred by the Pandemic
Pfizer Reaps Hundreds of Millions in Profits from COVID-19 Vaccine
     its vaccine generated $3.5 billion first three months of this year
Yellen’s comments on inflation spark confusion,
    clarification as White House tries to navigate economic pressures
Willis Lease Finance Corporation Reports
    First Quarter Pre-tax Loss of $1.7 million
You May have Missed---
Working from home 'doesn't work for those
    who want to hustle': JPMorgan CEO
  Sports Brief----
   California Nuts Brief---
    "Gimme that Wine"
     This Day in History
       Daily Puzzle
         Weather, USA or specific area
          Traffic Live----

May 7
Well Known Leasing Attorney Stephen Jenkins
    Passes Away at Age 67
Quality Leasing Co., Inc. Joins
    Story Credit Lessor Listing
New Hires/Promotions in the Leasing Business
    and Related Industries
Leasing Industry Ads
    Top Sales Positions Open
Class 8 Truck Orders Remain Strong in April
    By Heavy Duty Truck Staff,
Could Cannabis Legalization in New Mexico
    Hurt Nearby Colorado?
Despite Pandemic, Fewer Homeowners Missing Payments
    DS News
Which US Generation Wields
    the Most Power -- Chart
DLL Closes Seventh U.S. Securitization Transaction
    at $1.0 Billion
Mother's Day: Bambi, Aparajito, Mamma Roma
  Men Don't Leave, Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2
    All Netflix reports Leasing News' Fernando Croce
Labrador Retriever
    Luckylabrescue Adopt-a-Dog
Ken Lubin Podcast - Chris Wadell
    World Champion-Paralympian
Healthcare Workers
News Briefs---
Noah Breslow Has Left OnDeck
    By: deBanked Staff
Health Care Exec Busted for Illegal
    153-Person Grand Canyon Hike
Used car values skyrocket nearly 21% as new car
    inventory dries up. Is it time to cash in your old clunker?
BMO Harris calls biz bankers back to the office 
    Other Banks to Follow
You May have Missed---
Google announces campus-focused post-COVID
    return-to-office plan
  Sports Brief----
   California Nuts Brief---
    "Gimme that Wine"
     This Day in History
       Daily Puzzle
         Weather, USA or specific area
          Traffic Live----

May 10
It's about Time!
CV Holdings and Centra Funding
As Ken Lubin asks in the next article:
    Are You Available for a Top Sales Position?
Will You or Won't You?
    The Ultimate Hire by Ken Lubin, ZRG Partners
Sales Make it Happen --- by Steve Chriest
   Want to Hire Great Sales Reps? Start by Avoiding
      the "Sales Personality" Myth
Top Ten Leasing News
    May 3 to May 7
Landlord/Mortgage Waivers Today
    Leasing 102 by Terry Winders
Chesswood Group First Quarter Up 5% from 4Q 1010
    Declares 59% Dividend Increase
ELFA Accepting Member Nominations for 2021
    Application Deadline: June 21, 2021
News Briefs---
Dog Shelters Struggle With Returns
    After Pandemic Adoption Boom
US pipeline company halts operations after cyberattack
   45% of all fuel consumed on the East Coast
After being hired in huge numbers,
    US delivery workers are losing their jobs
U.S. stops Trump-era effort to loosen
    safety rules for Arctic drilling
Texas governor backs Exxon Mobil
    petition in climate case
Certified Lease and Finance Professional
    Foundation Reaches 1,000 CLFPs
You May have Missed---
The Economy’s Growing Fast
    —But What About Jobs?
  Sports Brief----
   California Nuts Brief---
    "Gimme that Wine"
     This Day in History
       Daily Puzzle
         Weather, USA or specific area
          Traffic Live----

May 12
FDIC Fines Umpqua Bank $1.6 Million
for Federal Financial Pacific subsidiary dba Financial Pacific
John Boettigheimer Comments on CV Holdings
and Centra Story in Monday's Leasing News
Industry Help Wanted Ads
---Looking for Top Sales Originators
Next Level of Success
By Scott Wheeler, CLFP
Electric Vehicle Market to Hit Ludicrous Mode -Chart
Projected Number of Electric vehicles Driving Global up to 2030
New York to Generate More Than $240 Million
Annually in Cannabis Sales by 2024
Where Apartment Rents Are Falling Fastest -- Chart
Year-over-Change Rental Price for One-Bedroom Apartments
Two New Business Lines of Credit Created by
Signature Bank's Specialty Finance Subsidiary
Labrador Retriever
Las Vegas, Nevada  Adopt-a-Dog
White House enlists McDonald's
to promote vaccines
News Briefs---
Atalaya Capital Management Takes Minority Stake
    in Dakota Financial
Construction momentum at 12-year high,
     despite continued challenges
Grocery stores thrived during the pandemic,
    but what's next?
Chipotle to Hire 20,000,
    and Boost Wages
Federal judge denies NRA attempt to declare bankruptcy
    in win for New York state attorney general
Gas stations in the Southeast report shortages that analysts
      says the result of panic-buying
Disney Store to shut 60 locations
     and focus on online sales
Element Reports First Quarter Results Reflecting
   Solid Progress in Advancing Strategic Priorities
‘Staggering’ Legal Fees in Boy Scouts Bankruptcy Case
     Many are charging more than $1,000 an hour
You May have Missed---
Want to work remotely forever?
    How to arrange itSports Brief----
 California Nuts Brief---
  "Gimme that Wine"
    This Day in History
      Daily Puzzle
        Weather, USA or specific area
         Traffic Live----

May 14
CLFP Foundation Surpasses 1,000 Members
57 Pass 8-Hour Exam
New Hires/Promotions in the Leasing Business
and Related Industries
Leasing Industry Ads
As Noted in New Hires – A Lot of Career Moves
How Likely are US Adults to Take a Vacation this Year
% of respondents, April, 2021 - Chart
DLL Reports Net Profit of $205 Million
for 2020 Business year
U.S. Home Sales Likely to Hit Record High
of $2.5 Trillion in 2021
AACFB Hosts Successful Virtual Expo
175 Attendees and 33 Exhibitors
Bertrand Traverneier (1941 - 2021)  Round Midnight
  Clockmaker, Safe Conduct, Coup de
Torchon My Journal through French Cinema (both w/subtitles)
Tampa Bay, Florida  Adopt-a-Dog
My son Dashiell in the Pacific Ocean
His last tour was the Atlantic Ocean and up the Suez Canal
News Briefs---
Fully-vaccinated people can stop wearing masks inside
     most places, except in crowds, CDC says
L.A. won’t immediately follow
     CDC’s relaxed mask rules
North Carolina Joins States Proposing
    Commercial Financing Disclosures
Colonial Pipeline Paid Hackers
    Nearly $5 Million in Ransom
Amazon looks to hire 75,000,
    offers $17 an hour and $1K sign-on bonus
It's not too soon to prepare
    for a sea war in Asia
Industry Reactions to Ransomware Attack
    on Colonial Pipeline
Boeing set to resume 737 Max deliveries,
    airlines start repairs after FAA approves electrical issue fix
How 'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda
     ended up writing 'Star Wars' cantina music
You May have Missed---
Back to Work! But How?
    and When?Sports Brief----
 California Nuts Brief---
  "Gimme that Wine
    This Day in History
      Daily Puzzle
        Weather, USA or specific area
         Traffic Live----

May 17
More on Financial Pacific and FDIC Fine
Against Umpqua Bank and Restitution Penalty
2021's Brink's Truck
Visualizing the Recent Explosion in Lumber Prices
The Market’s Current Environment
Funders Taking "New" Broker Business List
Four Do Not Require that Brokers Be Licensed
Leasing Industry Ads -- As Ken Lubin writes
in his next column, It’s the Hiring Season
Key Strategies to Win the Interview
The Ultimate Hire by Ken Lubin, ZRG Partners
Top Ten Leasing News
May 10 to May 14
The Most Populous Nations on Earth
Est. Share of World Population by Country (2021)
ELFA Announces Randy Haug Will Receive
2021 David H. Fenig Distinguished Service in Advocacy Award
German Shepherd (mix)
Omaha, Nebraska  Adopt-a-Dog
60th ELFA Annual Convention
Call for Presentations due Friday, May 21
News Briefs---
The hybrid workplace probably won’t last…
   runs counter too much of what makes organizations tick
As maskless shopping and dining return,
    businesses are loath to become Oregon’s vaccination police
McDonalds, Shake Shack and others give
    the COVID-19 vaccine a push a shot in the arm
You May have Missed---
Inflation Marks Quickest Pace Since 2008;
    Consumer Prices Surge in April Sports Brief----
 California Nuts Brief---
  "Gimme that Wine"
    This Day in History
      Daily Puzzle
        Weather, USA or specific area
         Traffic Live----

May 19
Correction: ELFA Extends "Call for Presentations"
Submission Deadline Extended to Monday, May 31, 2021
The Mysterious FDIC $3.4 Million Fine & Restitution Against
   Umpqua Bank re: Financial Pacific
By Christopher Menkin, Editor/Publisher, Leasing News
The Race Towards "Full" Vaccinations – Not just One Shot
Share of Populations Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19
Leasing Industry Ads
Career Position Available to Make More Money
Working in the Office Creates "Selling the Process"
Sales Makes it Happen by Scott Wheeler, CLFP
Auto Defaults Dip Again
Bank Cards Low, First Mortgage Not
Massachusetts Firm Discovers That Tears
Can Help Detect Drivers Impaired by Cannabis
Key Equipment Finance employees
achieve preeminent industry credential
Shepherd Mix
Tualatin, Oregon  Adopt-a-Dog
Broker Fair 2021 is BACK – December 6 in NYC
Very Well Attended in Person
News Briefs---
Biden takes new electric F-150 for a test drive:
     'This sucker's quick'
Passengers on Seattle-bound flight from Hawaii
    faces $52K fine for assaulting crew member
Restaurant Sales Reach New Pandemic Peak
    Figures still below $1.3 Billion February, 2020
H-1B visa: American Silicon Valley veteran employs
    foreign workers in Canada for U.S. firms
After National Search, the DFPI Hires ‘Fintech’ Legal Expert
    to Lead New Financial Technology and Innovation Office
You May have Missed---
Coronavirus vaccines may not work in some people
    It’s because of their underlying conditionsSports Brief----
 California Nuts Brief---
  "Gimme that Wine"
    This Day in History
      Daily Puzzle
        Weather, USA or specific area
         Traffic Live----

May 21
Won't Find a Better Antidepressant
New Hires/Promotions in the Leasing Business
and Related Industries
Leasing Industry Ads
Top Sales Position Open
Top Alexa Ratings in Leasing and Equipment Finance
USA Traffic Ranks – May 20, 2021
Motor Vehicle Dealers License May Be Required
  for Lessors in New York
By Sloan Schickler, Esq. and Edward P. Kaye, Esq.
ELFF Reports May, 2021 Confidence Dropped 4 Points
from All-Time High in April of 76.1
ELFA Announces Plans for 2021 Credit & Collections
Management LIVE!
Fast Times at Ridgemont High/The Furies/Masculin Feminin   
  Merrily We Go to Hell/Memories of Murder
Restored Films by Leasing News' Fernando Croce
Labrador Retriever
Vacaville, California   Adopt-a-Dog
Ken Lubin Podcast - Dr. Lisa Orbe-Ausin
Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
News Briefs---
Big gaps in vaccine rates across the US
    worry health experts
Microsoft to unplug Internet Explorer 
   consumer versions of Windows 10 in June 15, 2022
Record Growth Drives Typical Home Values
    Up 11.6% Over Last Year
‘It’s mind-boggling’: On Cape Cod, soaring home prices
     create an unprecedented seller’s market
Why 14,000 people are interested in these
     200 new San Diego homes
Panera plans to expand drive-thru locations
    Double-drive ins plus sit down dining
You May have Missed---
Restaurant Closures Now at 14%
    Despite Apocalyptic Predictions  Sports Brief----
 California Nuts Brief---
  "Gimme that Wine"
    This Day in History
      Daily Puzzle
        Weather, USA or specific area
         Traffic Live----

May 24
Stories from the Past at Leasing News, May 24, 2012
    CLP Foundation Announces New Executive Director
Truth in Financing Comes to Another State
    Joining California, New York maybe New Jersey & Connecticut
The Top Eight Leasing/Finance Company Websites
    in North America
Leasing Industry Ads
    Sales Positions Available at Growing Companies
Key Strategies to Win the Interview
    The Ultimate Hire by Ken Lubin, ZRG Partners
Top Ten Leasing News
    May 17 to May 21
Picking an Attorney - Risk Management
    By Tom McCurnin (now retired)
Mortgage Bankers Association Forecast U.S. House Sales  
  Purchase Originations on Pace to Increase 16
     Percent to Record $1.67 Trillion in 2021
TopMark Funding Closes First Four Months of 2021
    with Strong Start to Year Signaling an Increasing Truck Demand
German Shepherd
    San Bernardino, California Adopt-a-Dog
Join NEFA in Minnesota June 16, 2021
    Innovative Company Culture
News Briefs---
Bitcoin prices tumble 50% from peak and
    Mark Cuban calls the crypto crash the ‘great unwind’
Biden's $10 billion in mortgage aid is on the way
     — here's how you qualify
Lumber mania: How supply constraints in B.C. are colliding
 Insatiable demand in the U.S. to push lumber prices through the roof
You May have Missed---
Workplace COVID vaccine tracking: What you need
     to know about Santa Clara County’s new rules
Sports Brief----
 California Nuts Brief---
  "Gimme that Wine"
    This Day in History
      Daily Puzzle
        Weather, USA or specific area
         Traffic Live----

May 26

ELFA Reports April Saw Almost 5% Increase
    from Previous High Month of March, 2021
Will Disclosing Rates Kill the MCA Business
  and Equipment Financing?
    By Kit Menkin
Leasing Industry Ads
    ---Help Wanted---Excellent Positons Available
On the Road Again
    Sales Make it Happen by Scott Wheeler, CLFP
Hiring a Credit Analyst
    By Ben Carlile
The List - March, 2021
    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
The Most Popular Paid Online Subscription News Websites
    Number of Paid Subscribers in the millions
Alaskan Husky/Mix
    Roseville, California  Adopt-a-Dog
Power of the Past/Force of the Future
  2021 AACFB Annual Conference
    September 8-20, Nashville, Tennessee
News Briefs---
Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application
     By Huntington Bancshares Incorporated to Acquire TCF Financial
With key tax held hostage by Republicans,
    Missouri Medicaid chief warns of ‘crippling’ cuts
Man who refused to wear a mask on Oakland flight
    faces $9,000 fine
Southwest flight attendant loses two teeth
    in alleged attack by passenger
Apple mega deal: tech titan launches huge Sunnyvale
    California expansion that could accommodate thousands
Biden administration opens California
    coast to offshore wind turbines
CDC finds breakthrough infections rare
    among the vaccinated
You May have Missed---
What to do if you lose your vaccine card
    You’ll need a vaccine card to get into summer activities
Sports Brief----
 California Nuts Brief---
  "Gimme that Wine"
    This Day in History
      Daily Puzzle
        Weather, USA or specific area
         Traffic Live----

May 28
Will Disclosing Rates Kill the MCA Business
  and Equipment Financing? Reaction from
    Bud Callahan, CLFP, BPB
New Hires/Promotions in the Leasing Business
    and Related Industries
Leasing Industry Ads
    ---New Career Available for Top Sales Persons
Work from Home Expectations
    Survey by Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation
LinkedIn on Working Remote
    Remote Work's Top 8 Industries
The List - April, 2021
    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
FDIC-Insured Institutions Reported $76.8 Billion
    First Quarter Net Income, 2021
Special Memorial Day Edition: Rescue Dawn
  Pride of the Marines, Patton, The Big Red One
    Inglorious Bastards - Chosen by Fernando Croce
Cute Dog
    Indianapolis, Indiana  Adopt-a-Dog
Ken Lubin Introduces Video on
    "Why You Will Fail to Have a Great Career"
Secured Finance Network Announces
    77th Annual Conference, November 3- 5, 2021
News Briefs---
Carriers bet on Capacity-as-a-Service
   Trucks move from products to outcomes, invest in future offerings
Credit Karma to Put East Coast Headquarters in Charlotte
     Will create 600 new jobs
States to Give Out Prizes for Getting Vaccine Shots
    California, Oregon, New Jersey, New York and More
Meet the Ohio vaccine lottery’s $1 million winner:
     A 22-year-old who ‘thought it was a prank
You May have Missed---
San Jose shooting: VTA gunman was ‘highly disgruntled,’
     had 32 illegal high-capacity magazines
Sports Brief----
 California Nuts Brief---
  "Gimme that Wine"
    This Day in History
      Daily Puzzle
        Weather, USA or specific area
         Traffic Live----

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