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What Your Banker Wants You To Know

In small or large businesses, we often end up dealing with banks and bankers beyond the checking account. When you have debt with your bank (your lender), the relationship takes on another dynamic. The typical loan agreement for traditional debt includes loan amount, terms, collateral provided, the covenants you must live by, and the dos

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Broken Debt Covenants?

It’s almost that time again…  quarterly debt covenant reporting.  Is your company going to have some explaining to do?  If so, you’re not alone. Banks generally set 3-4 key covenants on their loans.  These covenants serve as “tripwires” that alert the bank to potential trouble ahead.  Most companies don’t bust all of them, but many find themselves

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