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A little banking humor! His name was Boudreaux…

His name was Boudreaux. He was from Cutoff, Louisiana … and he needed a loan, So……..  He walked into a bank in New York City and asked for the loan officer.  He told the loan officer that he was going to Paris for an International Cajun festival for two weeks and needed to borrow $5,000, and that he was not a […]

Importing batch payments in Margill Loan Manager (CSV, Excel)

Question: Our company collects weekly (bi-weekly or monthly – no matter) payments drawn directly from their bank accounts in some cases and in others as payroll deductions. We receive CSV files from the bank and processors. Can these transactions then be imported back to Margill Loan Manager? Answer: As you guessed, since I blogged this, […]

Margill Loan Manager: Is there a way for me to see if users are logged on to the system?

Question: Is there a way for me to see if users are logged on to the system? Answer: Go to Tools > Users and see this:

A borrower missed a payment last month. This month he doubles up his payment to compensate. Doubling should get him back on track but I get a higher balance at the end of the loan? Help!

Question: A borrower missed a payment last month. This month he doubles up his payment to compensate. Doubling should get him back on track but I get a higher balance at the end of the loan? Help! Answer: Your borrower will be CLOSE to back on track but there was accrued interest for the month he missed […]

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 […]