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October 1

Effective October 1, 2021, new regulations under
    the California Financing Law become operative
New Hires/Promotions in the Leasing Business
    and Related Industries
Leasing Industry Ads
    Top Sales Individuals Who Want to Improve their Career
Who Are You?
    Sales Makes it Happen by Scott Wheeler, CLFP
Two More Books to be added to
    Leasing and Finance Books
How Do US Adults Feel About a Cashless Society?
    % of Respondents August, 2021
In One View: How the Savings Account
    Became a Destroyer of Wealth
Amazon Voices Support for Federal Cannabis
    Legalization, Ends Employee Drug Testing
New York Acting Superintendent of Financial Services
  Adrienne A. Harris Announces New Proposed Regulation
    Promoting Transparency in Lending to Small Businesses
First Citizens, CIT Extend Merger Agreement
    From Oct 15, 2021 to March 1 2022
Late Masterpieces Inspirited by 91-Year Old Clint Eastwood:
  Gertrud, Frenzy, Rich and Famous, The Dead
    The Strange Case of Angelica - Fernando Croce Reviews
German Shepherd
    Lafayette, California   Adopt-a-Dog
$399 Special Offer for First-time NEFA Broker/Lessor
    Members Attending Symposium for the First Time
News Briefs---
Congress passes bill to avert partial government shutdown
   Sent to President Biden to Sign
North Carolina Joins States Proposing
    Commercial Financing Disclosures
Chris  Enbom - Doing the Right Thing
   — For Employees, the Business, and the Market
Multi-Unit Franchise Group HV Restaurants Opens
    90th Jack in the Box - 2,200 Restaurants in 21 states
US, California exploring vehicle-miles-traveled
    'user fee’ to replace gas tax
Majority of restaurant operators say business conditions
    are worse now than three months ago, survey finds
You May have Missed---
COVID Delta Variant Spooks Consumers,
    Slows California Recovery -  (perhaps many other states, too)
Sports Brief----
 California Nuts Brief---
  "Gimme that Wine"
    This Day in History
      Daily Puzzle
        Weather, USA or specific area
         Traffic Live----

October 4
Balboa Capital Survey: Small Business Owners Report
Increased Revenues, Remain Cautiously Optimistic
North Mill Equipment Finance Sets Two Records as the
Company's Originations Reach all time High
Funders Taking "New" Broker Business Full List
Four Do Not Require that Brokers Be Licensed
Leasing Industry Ads
Growing Senior Sales Team Now!
Good Business Practices Matter
By Tom McCurnin
Top Ten Leasing News Read by Readers
September 27 to October 1
Recent Proposals:  California, Connecticut New Jersey,
  New York with very short note on North Carolina
By Kenneth C. Greene
Academy for Certified Lease & Finance Professionals
All Virtual: Two in November/One in December/One in January
GreatAmerica Awarded Best MPS
Professional Services Provider 2021 by MPSA
German Shepherd
Devore (San Bernardino area), California Adopt-a-Dog
Broker Fair New York City December 6, 2021
You Must Be Vaccinated to Attend Broker Fair 2021
News Briefs---
PricewaterhouseCoopers tells US employees
   they can work remotely indefinitely
Tesla delivered 241,300 vehicles in the third quarter,
    topping expectations
Tesla Record: 100 Fast Charging Superchargers
    In A Single City
Consumers Ramped Up Spending in August
    as Inflation Remained Elevated
Restaurant owners nationwide push to make
    street-side dining permanent
You May have Missed---
The 7 biggest megaprojects
    that have broken ground this year
Sports Brief----
 California Nuts Brief---
  "Gimme that Wine"
    This Day in History
      Daily Puzzle
        Weather, USA or specific area
         Traffic Live----

October 6
Funders Looking for Broker Business
Federal Report Finds More Financial Institutions
    Are Working with Cannabis Businesses
Financing Cannabis Funding Sources
    Many Work with Third Party Originators
Leasing Industry Ads
    Equipment Sales Managers: Are You the One?
    Sales Makes it Happen by Scott Wheeler, CLFP
Restaurants and Bars Have Lost
    Almost $300 Billion During the Pandemic
CarMax Exits New-Car Business
    With Sale of Toyota Store
Maintenance, Not Innovation, Is Most Important
    By Andrew R. Thomas, Industry Week
CSI Leasing Acquires Two Companies
    in Norway, Launches New Subsidiary
Parklets and Outdoor Dining; The Village Pub
    Promotes  "Yes" on “Measure A"
Mixed Breed
    Charlotte, North Carolina  Adopt-a-Dog
Most Influential Lawyers
  in Equipment Finance and Leasing
News Briefs---
Remote work's downside: Empty offices mean
   San Francisco could miss out on millions in tax revenue
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell Faces
   Reappointment Amid Tumult
The biggest employers are successfully enacting
   vaccine mandates. Many smaller ones need help
See who tops this year's list of Fortune's
   Most Powerful Women
Hawaii Extends COVID-19 Protocols
   — What to Know If You're Heading to the Aloha State
You May have Missed---
Inside the Rise of the Game-Changing 'Chipotlane's'
  “The fast casual's drive-thru has inspired a movement
across the industry”
Sports Brief----
 California Nuts Brief---
  "Gimme that Wine"
    This Day in History
      Daily Puzzle
        Weather, USA or specific area
         Traffic Live----

October 8
New Hires/Promotions in the Leasing Business
and Related Industries
Leasing Industry Ads
Attention Rainmakers! We’re Hiring!
Advice on Firing a Sales Superstar
By Steve Chriest
Share of People Fully Vaccinated Against
COVID-19 in Selected Counties (2021) Chart
TopMark Funding Expands its Platform to assist
Dealers with Funding Transactions More Efficiently
Secured Finance Network Elects
New 2022 Leaders
Watch at Home: Cry Macho, The Card Counter, Sopranos
  Candyman, The Guilty, the Many Saints of Newark
Plus Reviews by Leasing News' Fernando Croce
German Shepherd Mix
Roseville, California
Now is the Time for Brokers
Sales Makes it Happen by Christopher Menkin
Right Around the Corner NACLB Conference
October 26th - 28th, 2021, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV
News Briefs---
GM’s new electric SUV is at least $10,000 cheaper
    than Tesla’s Model 3
Restaurants Spend Big for Upgraded Outdoor Dining
    With Quicker Service, Elaborate Decor for Winter
Microsoft says Russia behind 58%
    of state-backed hacks
One reason for supply shortages: No one to drive the trucks
    And What Affect the Pandemic Had to Truck Drivers
‘The struggle is real’: Why these Americans
    are still getting left behind in the recovery
A Global Deal Aimed at Ending Tax Havens Gains Momentum
    Negotiators are coalescing around a 15 percent minimum tax rate
You May have Missed---
007 Film Series on James Bond Movies and Actors
  Take Movie Quiz and see the Answers
Sports Brief----
 California Nuts Brief---
  "Gimme that Wine"
    This Day in History
      Daily Puzzle
        Weather, USA or specific area
         Traffic Live----

October 12
California Was the First State to Go After MCA
  How it All Began/Current Pending Revisions
    By Ken Greene, Leasing News Legal Editor
Alternate Finance Association Membership
    United States - Updated
Leasing Industry Ads
    We are Growing Our Senior Sales Team Now!
What Not To Lease
    By Terry Winders
Top Ten Leasing News Read by Readers
    October 4 to October 8
Certified Leasing and Finance Professional Circular V.3
  New CLFP's & Associates/Why I Became a CLFP
    The Value of Portfolio Purchase and Sales
Housing Market Survey: Great Time to Sell
     (Not Buy!)  MReport
Bankruptcies Continue Downward Trend
    From Peak in March '21
GreatAmerica Completes 21st Term Securitization
    $513.8 Million in Privately Placed Bonds
Hound Mix
    Bend, Oregon  Adopt-a-Dog
About This Day in American History
    Appears Every News Issue and on Website
News Briefs---
Tesla agrees to big office lease in Palo Alto, California
    despite headquarters exit to Austin, Texas
Amazon will leave remote work decisions to
    individual team leaders in new policy twist
Allstate to sell Northbrook headquarters
    as more employees work from home
All major U.S. airlines but Delta
    now have employee vaccine mandate
Southwest airlines cancels hundreds more flights
   following weekend disruption
You May have Missed---
Ford Debuts All-Electric F-150 Lightning Pro
    for Commercial Businesses
Sports Brief----
 California Nuts Brief---
  "Gimme that Wine"
    This Day in History
      Daily Puzzle
        Weather, USA or specific area
         Traffic Live----

October 14
California Commercial Financing Disclosure
    Regulation (SB 1235) Third Modifications This Year
Banks' Q3 earnings to Reflect Reserve Releases,
    Weak Loan Activity, Analysts Say
New Hires/Promotions in the Leasing Business
    and Related Industries
Leasing Industry Ads
    Equipment Vendor Sales Manager/Sales Team, too
Maximize Profitability
    Wheeler Business Consulting
Comparing Tesla’s Spending on R&D and Marketing
    Per Car to Other Automakers
Six Types of Bankruptcy - Updated
    By Ken Greene, Esq., Legal Editor
 Maxim Commercial Capital Funded Deals
     in 32 States During Q3 2021
AP Equipment Financing Funds Record-Breaking
    $64MM in Q3 2021, 57% Growth
National Funding Announces the Upsize of Their Bank
    Bank Credit Facility and the Issuance of Corporate Notes
Q4 Update to 2021 Economic Outlook Forecasts 13.2%
  Expansion in Equipment and Software Investment Growth
    and 5.3% GDP Growth
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931), Invasion of the Body Snatchers    
  (1956) Don't Look Now (1973), Santa Sangre(1989/subtitles)
  Sleepy Hollow (1999) Halloween Around the Corner /Fernando Croce
Labrador Retriever
    Simi Valley, California
Largest Association Turnout
  931 Registered, including 77 Virtual Attendees
ELFA 60th Annual Convention, Oct. 24 -26, San Antonio, TX
News Briefs---
LG paying General Motors up to $1.9 Billion
    over Chevy Bolt battery fire recall
Chicago Police union says it will fight vax mandate in court
    -have option two COVID-19 Testing a week on their own time
Boeing, one of the St. Louis area’s biggest employers,
    mandates COVID-19 vaccination for all U.S. workers
Columbia Banking System And Umpqua Holdings
    Combining To Create The West Coast's Leading Regional Bank
Americans quit their jobs
    at a record pace in August
You May have Missed---
'This behavior just cannot go on': St. Louis judge
     fines NFL owners for missing deadline
Sports Brief----
 California Nuts Brief---
  "Gimme that Wine"
    This Day in History
      Daily Puzzle
        Weather, USA or specific area
         Traffic Live----

October 18
Leasing/Finance Icon Oren Hall
    Passed Away
Merchant Cash Advance Agreements
  New York and New Jersey
    By Ken Greene, Leasing News Legal Editor
Leasing Industry Ads
  Growing Senior Sales Team Now!
    Equipment Vendor Sales Mangers: Are You the One
Being Authentic
  - The Only Way to Succeed In an Interview
     By Ken Lubin, ZRG Partners
Capital Markets Review at the ELFA Conference
    Dynamic Panel Discussion
FTR Trucking Conditions Index Remains Strong
    By Jason Morgan, Fleet Equipment Editor
Top Ten Leasing News Read by Readers
    October 12 to October 14
Why I Became a CLFP
    By Scott Wheeler, CLFP
Academy for Certified Lease & Finance Professionals
    All Virtual: Two in November/One in December, January, April
Two Pick-Up Trucks Top Most Stolen Vehicles List
    Charts - National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB)
Ranked: The Top 10 EV Battery Manufacturers
    Asia is the Powerhouse of Battery Production
German Shepherd
    Tacoma, Washington  Adopt-a-Dog
Nine Days Left for NACLB Conference
    and Expo, Not too Late to Sign up and Go
News Briefs---
Plug-in Cars Are the future
    But the Grid Isn’t Ready
Study: 50% of COVID Survivors Experience Lingering Symptoms
    Six Months after Recovery
Overhauling the Finance Department
    for the Future
Chewy has hundreds of dog & cat
    Halloween costumes on sale
Supply-Chain Bottlenecks, Elevated Inflation to Last
     Well Into Next Year, Survey Finds
Behind the Energy Crisis: Fossil Fuel Investment Drops
     and Renewables Aren’t Ready
You May have Missed---
The Future of Work: HR Leaders from Zillow, Expedia
    on the Pandemic-driven Changes to the Workplace
Sports Brief----
 California Nuts Brief---
  "Gimme that Wine"
    This Day in History
      Daily Puzzle
        Weather, USA or specific area
         Traffic Live----

October 20
NMLS Transition for California Financing Law
    Licensees: December 31, 2021 Deadline
NVLA Annual Conference – October 2021
    One Ocean Hotel and Resort – Atlantic Beach, Florida
Leasing Industry Ads
    Equipment Vendor Sales Manager Wanted
Sales Make it Happen by Steve Chriest
    Question: I Make More Sales by Listening, Not Talking
The List - September 2021
    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Mortgage Origination 2022 Forecast to Hit $2.59T
    MR Reports
Deposit rates have stabilized, after a long decline,
in preparation for rising rates in 2022
Signature Bank’s Q3 Deposits Grow by $10B to $95.57B
   income increased to $241.4M from $138.6M
    during the same period last year
Policy Statement
    Leasing News, Inc.
Snapshot now available for Q4 2021
    Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry
Hound & Brittany Spaniel Mix
    New Rochelle, New York  Adopt-a-Dog
SF Net's 77 Annual Convention - Over 700 Signed Up
    November 3- 5, Phoenix, Arizona & Live Online
News Briefs---
Why Powell’s COVID-19 vaccine "breakthrough"
    Infection was deadly
How the Top Team at Allegiant Partners Inc.
    Put their Community and the Earth First
Chef Bobby Flay's Latest Fast Casual Gathers Momentum
    The restaurant is recognized for 'burgers with a twist
Oakland seaport hunts for business amid
    Southern California cargo bottleneck
RV Capital of America Tops WSJ/
    Housing Index in Third Quarter
You May have Missed---
General Electric will require vaccines
for its 56,000 U.S. workers
Sports Brief----
 California Nuts Brief---
  "Gimme that Wine"
    This Day in History
      Daily Puzzle
        Weather, USA or specific area
         Traffic Live----

October 22
New Disclosure Laws - When will They Take Effect
    By Ken Greene, Leasing News Legal Editor
New Hires/Promotions in the Leasing Business
    and Related Industries
The LTi Difference
    Developers of Lease and Loan Platforms
Leasing Industry Ads
    Growing a Senior Sales Team/Equipment Vendor Sales Manager
Your Facebook Profile in Job Hunting
    Career Crossroad---by Emily Fitzpatrick/RII
How Long $1 Million for Retirement Would Last
    in America’s Largest Cities
ELFF October Confidence Slightly Up Half a Point
    from 60.5 in September to 61.1 in October
NEFA’s 2021 Funding Symposium
    October 12 - October 15, 2021 
Netflix Halloween Part 2 Island of Los Souls (1932),
  Black Sabbath (1963), Dawn of the Dead (1978)

    Tenebrae (1982), The Witch (2015) Fernando Croce
Mountain Cur/Mix
    Riverwoods (Deerfield) Illinois  Adopt-a-Dog
Equipment Finance Matters Podcast
     Ralph Petta previews Convention in new podcast
News Briefs---
US Existing Home Sales Rebound
    in September, Rise 7%
Southwest mass cancellations debacle
    cost $75M, company says
U.S. weekly jobless claims hit 19-month low
    as labor market tightens
Verizon beats expectations in Q3
    ending the quarter with 122 million retail connections
Beige Book - October, 2021
    Modest to Moderate Rate reports Majority
Average tech salaries in Seattle rise 4.6%
       to $158K, second-highest in U.S.
Facebook is planning to rebrand
    the company with a new name
Contra Costa County fines In-N-Out for not checking COVID
    vaccination status - Many locations are now outside or pickup only
The Incredible Disappearing Hotel Breakfast
     —and Other Amenities Travelers Miss
You May have Missed---
Ford Maverick Hybrid Pick-up Truck Hits 42 MPG City
   500 miles on a Single Tank of Gas
Sports Brief----
 California Nuts Brief---
  "Gimme that Wine"
    This Day in History
      Daily Puzzle
        Weather, USA or specific area
         Traffic Live----

October 27
Wednesday’s News Edition
    Due to Heavy San Francisco Bay Area Storm
Merchant Cash Agreements: Connecticut and North Carolina
   By Kenneth C. Greene, Leasing News Legal Editor
Chesswood Closes Marketed Securitization for
   Pawnee Leasing at US$356 Million
Helping Entrepreneurs Achieve the American Dream
   Maxim Commercial Credit
Leasing Industry Ads
   We Are Growing Our Senior Sales Team Now!
Advancing Your Career
   Sales Makes it Happen by Scott Wheeler, CLFP
Top Ten Leasing News Read by Readers
   October 18 to October 22
FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams at the
   2021 Community Bankers Symposium
ELFA New Board of Directors Announced
   Including new Board Chair
ELFA Announces 2021 Winner
   of Advocacy Champions Award
ELFA Inducts John C. Deane
   into Equipment Finance Hall of Fame
Identifies Six Key Trends Expected to Impact
   Equipment Finance Firms Over the Next Five Years
Labrador Retriever/Mixed
   San Antonio, Texas  Adopt-a-Dog
SF Nets 77 Annual Convention Nov. 3-5
   Can't Attend in Person? Register to Join Us Online
News Briefs---
CIT Net Income 3rd Quarter $173 million
    Operating Expenses Up $17 Million to $268 Million
Microsoft revenue jumps 22% to $45 Billion
    in big quarter for cloud
As climate concerns threaten air travel,
    aviation industry banks on technology solutions
Tesla Value Tops $1 Trillion
    After Hertz Orders 100,000 Cars
General Motors wants to help build
    40,000 electric vehicle chargers in the US
U.S. 5G Smartphone Forecast Update,
Intel Core i5-12600K CPU Up To 50% Faster Than Ryzen 5   
  5600X, Blows Away The Rocket Lake Core i9-11900K
    Flagship In Leaked Benchmarks
3-D Printed Houses Are Sprouting Near Austin
    as Demand for Homes Grows
You May have Missed---
Pet Ownership Soars Among Home Buyers,
   Influencing Purchase Decisions
Sports Brief----
 California Nuts Brief---
  "Gimme that Wine"
    This Day in History
      Daily Puzzle
        Weather, USA or specific area
         Traffic Live----

October 29
ELFA September New Business Confirms Companies’
   Press Releases Showing Third Quarter and September New Business
New Hires/Promotions in the Leasing Business
   and Related Industries
Northmill Equipment Finance Whole Team Photo
   Gets Together from all over the Country
ELFA Annual Convention Draws Large Crowd
   Report and Photos  from “In the Spotlight”
Leasing Industry Ads
Travel Expenses for an Employment Interview
   Career Crossroads----by Emily Fitzpatrick/RII
Female Leasing/Finance Association Presidents
   Year of Office
Mortgage Refi Activity Hits 20-Month Low
   MR Report
Financial Relief Available to Qualified
   Small Business Employers
Marlin Leasing Reports Third Quarter, 2021
    Net Income $5.5 Million, Down from $10.3 Million Last Quarter
Mystery at the Wax Museum (1933). Dead of Night (1945),
  Wolf (1994). What We Do in Shadows (2014)
   Halloween Classics at Netflix by Fernando Croce
German Shepherd
   Newport Beach, California  Adopt-a-Dog
850 Registered for SFNet's 77th Annual Convention
   Nov. 3-5, 2021 Registration is Still Open
News Briefs---
Amazon delivers big earnings miss, Jassy warns Q4  
     will bring ‘several billion dollars of additional costs
Facebook Inc. Rebrands as Meta
    to stress ‘metaverse’ plan?
Boeing has Returned to Losing Money
    after one profitable quarter
Sign at Chick-Fil-A Branch:
     'We Do Not Discriminate Against Unvaccinated'
These Publicly Traded Casual Restaurants
    Earn the Most Per Store
You May have Missed---
Pet Ownership Soars Among Home Buyers,
   Influencing Purchase Decisions
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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