Bankers' Language is Financial Jargon
Categories of Banks
Finding the Right Lender
Funding Source Versus Lender
Is it Time to Find a New Bank?
A key is to establish lines of open communication
with your banker. Treat them as your friend instead of an adversary. If you are in danger of breaking a covenant, you could very well have a much better experience if you make the banker aware of the potential problem than attempting to hide it or delay breaking the news. The earlier the banker is aware, the more likely it is that they can assist you in mitigating the problem and finding a suitable solution for you both. In addition, the more trust you build with your lender, the easier it may be for you to borrow in the future as your needs change.