CUES Business Lending Edge
No one said that offering member business services would be an easy opportunity for credit unions. Some questions, and advice, to consider.
By Jim Devine, founder, chairman and CEO of Hipereon, Inc.
Effective cash flow analysis is the foundation to successful commercial lending.
By Doug Lacy-Roberts, a financial examiner supervisor for the State of Washington Division of Credit Unions.
Given the following business scenario, what is the business' cash position if they have a required annual debt service of $37,000 and what is their debt service coverage ratio?
Net Income for period
Fixed Assets (inc.)
Long term debt (inc.)
Accounts Receivable (inc.)
Accounts Payable (inc.)
Accrued Expenses (inc.)
(inc. = increase)
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A short-cut version of cash is:
Total Cash Flow
Debt coverage ratio = $117,000/$37,000 = 3.16