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Can I apply a payment only to principal even if there is outstanding interest?

Question: Can I apply a payment only to principal even if there is outstanding interest? Answer: Yes when this advanced feature is activated. In the Trial version, this is not activated by default since a more advanced feature. To activate, go to Tools > Settings > User Settings > “Options: Interest-only and Fixed Principal” (blue link). […]

Can Loan Manager be used to collect invoices with payments here an there? Each invoice only starts accruing interest after 30 days.

Q: Can Loan Manager be used to collect invoices with payments here an there? Each invoice only starts accruing interest after 30 days. We are a medium-sized law firm and send out invoices to our clients irregularly. Many of our clients do not pay within the  30 days allotted (invoices are Net 30 days otherwise the […]

Margill Loan Manager – Features inquiry…

Is there a limit on the number of notes that can be tracked at one time? Not really. The number of loans you can enter in the system is based on your license package. Our largest users have 30,000 loans, our smallest maybe 5? Price is based on number of loans and users. Can the […]

New Margill Loan Manager client: Cosmo Authentic World Kitchen

We would like to welcome Cosmo Authentic World Kitchen as a new user of our Margill Loan Manager software. Inspired by the best five-star hotels around the world, Cosmo has expanded throughout the UK and Ireland.  Their customers embrace global dining and flavours from all corners of the world.  To learn more about their restaurants […]

How to enter loan number, Federal Tax ID, set up automatic late fees, create a line of credit, etc.?

Questions: In Margill Loan Manager: 1) How/where do I enter my loan #? Can I change the identifier number automatically assigned by Margill? 2) Most of my clients are businesses, and I do not see a place to enter the Federal Tax ID number. I would also like to add fields for type of company, […]

Long first payment deferral versus normal one period (month) deferral

Question: When we compare a loan using a normal amortization schedule (amortization book or calculation on an online website) we do not reach the same number of payments in Margill as in the on-line calculator. Why is this? Here is an example: Origination Date:  July 14, 2017. Original Principal: $ 11,374. 10% interest rate 48 […]

Intercompany Loan Management with a Loan Servicing Software

Intercompany loans Very often, when a company has many subsidiaries, branches or franchises, the head office will afford loans to these other entities. These subsidiaries in turn can lend to other entities and so forth. These intercompany loans often represent quite a challenge to the accountants and controllers since the loans are not part of […]

How to extend a loan once the loan has reached a maturity? Term is to be extended by 48 months.

Question: How to extend a loan once the loan has reached a maturity? Term is to be extended by 48 months. Answer: As you may know, Margill Loan Manager is probably the most visual software on the market so this kind of change takes a second. In the payment schedule, simply click on the icon […]

How to do erratic payments in Margill Standard/Law Edition

Question: How to do erratic payments in Margill Standard/Law Edition Answer: Pretty simple. Once you entered all your loan data. Click Compute, and you will get to the payment schedule: From there, you can change the Pmt date, the Payment amount, and the Rate. You can even use the right click button to get many […]

Can you walk me through how I would update MLM to the latest version on the Cloud?

Question: My Margill Loan Manager is installed on a server on the Cloud.  It wants to have me input a path and so on, and I was not comfortable starting it. It also said to back up MLM data first, and I am not sure if that is necessary for me given that we have […]