Savings & Loans

  1. High Debt and Savings Rates Hinder China's Economy

    China's recent debt explosion seems odd considering its high savings rate, but the ...
  2. BKLN: PowerShares Senior Loan ETF

    Read an in-depth analysis of the PowerShares Senior Loan ETF, which is an innovative ...
  3. An Introduction to Government Loans

    Government loans further policymakers' efforts to create positive social outcomes ...
  4. How Does A Reverse Mortgage Work?

    The basics of getting a reverse mortgage, with detailed information on how to qualify ...
  5. Should You Refinance Your Home if You're Over ...

    Whether you should refinance your mortgage depends on your savings but for people ...
  6. Federal Direct Loan Limits

    How much you can borrow depends on your grade level in college, whether you're an ...
  1. BKLN: PowerShares Senior Loan ETF

    Read an in-depth analysis of the PowerShares Senior Loan ETF, which is an innovative ...
  2. The 7 Best Peer-To-Peer Lending Websites (LC)

    A look at some of the most well-known and reputable peer-to-peer lending websites, ...
  3. Top 3 Bank Loan ETFs (SRLN, BKLN)

    Explore analyses of the top three exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, that track the ...
  4. How Able Lending Works

    A new wave of peer-to-peer and peer-to-business lenders is reshaping the way borrowers ...
  5. How Microfinance and Investment Banking Compare

    Investment banks and microfinance institutions (MFIs) provide similar services, but ...
  6. Meet The Company Behind Your FICO Score

    There are other credit scores that evaluate lending risk, but FICO is still the choice ...
  1. Are Sallie Mae loans considered federal loans?

    Identify the differences between federal and private student loans, explore the qualities of each type of loan, and find ...
  2. Under what circumstances might a syndicated loan be arranged?

    Learn about the types of syndicated loans, why some lenders choose to establish or join a syndicate, and why some borrowers ...
  3. How risky is a syndicated loan for the lender?

    Read about risks associated with the syndicate loan market, including the problems of adverse selection and asymmetric information ...
  4. How do I calculate how much home equity I have?

    Find out how to calculate the home equity in your home, your home equity percentage and the loan-to-value, or LTV, based ...
  1. 5 (Not-So-Extreme) Coupon-Saving Strategies

    Why pay full price when you can get it for less with a coupon? Use these tips to ...
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