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FINPACK Digest – August 2022

by | Aug 25, 2022

FINPACK Lenders Conference & Lender Training registration is open, sleuthing negative cash discrepancy triggers & planning for volatility

FINPACK Lenders Conference Registration is Open

Registration for the 2022 FINPACK Lenders Conference is open! The conference runs December 13-14 at the Radisson Blu Mall of America in Bloomington, MN, and once again offers the latest updates on ag and commercial lending, FINPACK updates, an opportunity to meet the FINPACK team and network with fellow FINPACK users, and of course an outstanding lineup of speakers. Register today, or contact us for details.

David Kohl, Brad Stevens, Joe Santos, and Frayne Olson,

The FINPACK Lenders Conference will once again feature an outstanding lineup of speakers. David Kohl, Brad Stevens, Joe Santos and Frayne Olson will offer insights and updates on ag and commercial lending.

FINPACK Lender Training

Registration is open for the next FINPACK Lender training on October 11th and 12th on the University of Minnesota, St. Paul campus. Covering all the components of FINPACK and with a focus on credit analysis of both agricultural and commercial businesses, the training is hands-on and practical and delivered by the FINPACK team in person. Space is limited, so register early to guarantee your spot.

Planning for Volatility

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In today’s marketplace, both your agricultural and commercial clients are continually facing volatility, with swings in income, expenses, and even interest rates.  This fact makes assessing the risk associated with customer credit requests difficult to fully predict.  Using shocks to debt coverage can be a useful tool during volatile times when completing a cash flow projection.

Cash Discrepancy Triggers

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Cash discrepancies can leave you scratching your head when completing a financial or Schedule F cash to accrual analysis. In the first of a two-part series, Pauline Van Nurden explores ways to sleuth those discrepanices, starting with finding the sources of negative discrepancies.

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David Maguire became the FINPACK Relationship Manager in 2021. He helps Ag and Commercial lenders across the country understand the value of using FINPACK for credit analysis and loan management. David has worked in the marketing, training and education fields in Minnesota, Ireland and Germany.

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