Explore BrainMass

Line of Credit with Given Interest and Compensating Balance Rate

My company has a line of credit with a stated interest rate of 10% and compensating balance of 25% and the compensating balance earns no interest.

If my company needs $10,000, how much will I need to borrow? And if the bank offers to forget about the compensating balance requirement if my company pays interest at rate of 12%, should I accept an offer and why?

Solution Summary

This solution discusses a line of credit and interest rates.