Questions tagged [loans]

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Finding weekly interest on loan payments

In order to know how much interest I will be paying on weekly basis, I have this information: Capital: 313 pounds APR: 48.5% Payments periods: 104 weeks How do I know how much interest I'm paying ...
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If a personal loan was made in one state, and they now live in a different state, and you live in another state, which state do you file?

I loaned a friend money. He then vanished. 18 years later I found him. He lives in a different state then where the loan was made. I also live in a different state. I know there are time limits, but ...
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How do I lend money to a friend for a car and put the car as collateral?

A friend of mine wants to buy a car, but does not have the money for it. Instead of him going to a bank and borrowing the money to buy the car, I was thinking of maybe taking some cash from my bank ...
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Why do payday loan ask for social security number?

Is there any specific reasons why payday loan companies ask for social security number.
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How to afford an expensive medical operation abroad from in the UK?

I'm currently investigating ways of getting an expensive medical operation done in Spain. It's not something the NHS covers and after doing a lot of looking around I've decided that this is best ...
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Upside down on car loan, sell and refinance gap?

In order to cut down our monthly expenses we are looking to sell our car. We still owe $12,000, kelley blue book says its worth around $10,000 and we don't have $2000 lying around to cover the gap. ...
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How to quantify the effect of compounding interval on total interest accrued

I am struggling with calculating the total interest to be paid on a loan, when given Principal, APR, Compounds per Year, and term. Mostly, I get confused when the term is not the same unit as the ...
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How does one calculate the following loan problems? [closed]

1.) Calculate the total interest to be paid on the loan during it's lifetime. Compute for BOTH compound interest and simple interest models. Start Principal = $21,315.00, Date of Disbursement = 9/...
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Can a secured loan help me build credit?

I'm moving to the US from the UK in January. I have just opened a bank account and have applied for a Capital One secured credit card to help start building credit. Would also taking out a secured ...
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Bypass credit agency and pay loan directly to US Dept of Education?

My employer received a letter from a creditor agency ("Central Research") ordering that they garnish up to 25% of my salary for the loan. The language that they used in the letter to them was ...
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I’m 18 years old and want to finance a £30,000 car [duplicate]

I'm 18 years old and I've always wanted an Audi Q5. Currently, I'm working full-time. I earn £28,800 annually and that will be due to go up soon. The car I've had eyes on costs £31,789. The monthly ...
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Why to borrow in USD instead of EUR?

With much lower interest rates in EUR than in USD it should be meaningful to borrow the former instead of the latter. Indeed, as reported by various sources (Bloomberg and Reuters for example), EUR-...
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50K, what to do with it? [duplicate]

I'm 26 and a double masters student in transportation planning and engineering. I have received 50k in settlement money; I don’t know what’s the best course of action with this money. Im looking at 56,...
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Can I keep my car loan if I trade in my car?

I have an excellent rate (1.9%) on a loan that has 3 years and roughly $8900 left on it. I’m not sure how I got such a great rate on a 6 year loan but here I am. Anyways I would like to get a new car....
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Enhancement of the open source lib for calculation of IRR (internal rate rate)

I am cs student , and has been asked to enhance the documentation for open source lib finance.js for IIR (internal rate of return) for various industry Here I am trying to calculate IIR for the ...
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Question about plausibility of an iffy financial transaction in a crime novel

This is a question about a financial transaction in a novel. At the denouement of the book, An elderly, naive, innocent, middle-class couple who have been bilked by a loan racket run by extremely ...
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Who is the “issuer” of an intra-group term loan?

I've tried googling and looking in financial terminology dictionaries to find an answer to this question but I have been unsuccessful so far. My question is quite simple: who is considered the issuer ...
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Why is interest paid on the outstanding amount instead of the whole amount of a loan?

For a large proportion of loans, why is interest paid on the outstanding amount instead of the entire amount of a loan? For example, for a 100.000 loan with a 10% interest, basic logic would imply ...
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How can I help a 17 year old track and pay me back a personal loan?

I’m selling my 17 year old cousin my car. He wants to make regular payments on it, every two weeks or so. Instead of taking cash, issuing receipts, and tracking this on paper somewhere, I’d like to ...
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Should You Pay Off A Low Interest Loan From Emergency Fund

I have a car loan that is pretty low interest at 3.49%. It has 3k left and I have enough to take it out and still have an emergency fund for rent, and the small student loans I still have. Each month ...
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When I capitalize amortization table, the present value doesn't equal the sum of PV or the XNPV

How is it that when I capitalize an amortization table, the present value doesn't equal the sum of PV or the XNPV formula of all the future payments? If I capitalize the future payments with the same ...
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How to start toward financial independence

I would like to ask for help from those with more experience on how to achieve financial independence on, say, an N year window where N is large enough to get there but as small as reasonable. I just ...
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loan and interest rate [closed]

A loan payment of $4200 was due 3 months ago, and another payment of $1800 is due in 6 months from now. When should a single payment of 5800.00 be paid to settle the debt if interest is to be 2%?
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How do vehicle loan transfers work?

I'm going to buy a car from a private seller. The seller bought this car from Dealer X couple years ago. Now, the seller wants to buy a new car from Dealer N. The seller didn't like Dealer N's trade ...
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Can an individual report data to a credit bureau

What process do credit card companies and financial institutions go through to have the ability to report payments to credit bureaus? Ex. I have money I want to loan to someone. I run a credit ...
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Why are there loans at rates lower than long-term economic growth?

Long-term economic growth is said to be between 8 and 10%/a, yet people get loans for houses at 3.5%/a and loans for random stuff at 5%/a. I kind of understand that people get loans for houses at ...
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who is the owner of Loan money paid back to bank [closed]

There is bank which have account of three persons :-- A = 900 dollar in account B = 900 dollar in account C = ZERO dollar Now if C went to same bank & take 900 dollar Loan from bank on ZERO ...
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Why would a bank only apply your payment to principal? [duplicate]

I have had several business loans and understand that this is not by any means typical. I noticed that for a year my payments were not decreasing the principal on the loan. When I asked the bank why, ...
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How to get the effective yield?

I have a system that calculates the effective yield. The problem is what formula does the system used to calculate the effective yield. I am trying to convert the system into a mobile application. I ...
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What happens if someone defaults on a loan but didnt own the collateral in the first place?

What happens if someone (say Joe) gets a 1k personal loan and puts up a car (Joe's moms) for collateral but Joe's mom had no idea of the loan and Joe isnt on the title
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My mother's car was totaled

My mother was in a car accident and died. Her boyfriend's name is on the title and financing of the vehicle. She made all of her payments on the car. Is he entitled to all of the money since the ...
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Why do FNMA and FHLMC impose loan limits?

Why do FNMA and FHLMC announce new loan limits for one to four-family loans? Is there a justification to have something called "conforming" loans as opposed to "jumbo" loans? Is this to separate on ...
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How much income am I getting by renting my house?

I am moving from Portland, OR to SF Bay area and therefore contemplating whether to sell or rent the house. I am not planning to move back to this house. Property details: Bought for : $267,000 Paid ...
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Buydowns when House Market is Weak

I would like to better understand how the buydown works in residential housing market. A typical situation that comes to my mind is that a developer who wants to get rid of excess supply of homes in ...
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Residential Mortgage Tilt Effect

The way I understand the mortgage tilt effect is that the lender "prices in" the expected rate of inflation into the contract borrowing rate, so that the lender is compensated in the earlier years of ...
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Why do Loan Discount Points Exist?

Loan Amount Disbursed = Face value of Mortgage in the contract *(1-discount points). Why do we have this type of computation in place in the US? Is this conventional because of some history behind it?...
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Auto leasing and early payments

If I pay extra on my auto lease, does that go towards the buy out price for the end of my lease? For example if im paying 400 a month for 48 months and my residual value is 11,500 at the end of the 4 ...
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Who to contact about securing bridge loan against future compensation?

I checked money.stackexchange for bridge loan questions regarding the best parties to contact regarding securing a bridge loan. There is also a lot of stuff online about how a bridge loan involves ...
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Are prepaid credit cards a form of secured loan?

I was reading about different factors that determines credit score. One of them is having a "good credit mix" (IE having a healthy mix of secured (such as home loan, auto loan) and unsecured loans (...
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Why is the car dealer insisting on a loan instead of cash?

I saw a question that said "He (dealer) knocked down the price quite a bit" but my experience is different. The dealership says that they have a US$1500 incentive if I take a loan from their financing ...
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Are all automobile leases closed-end lease?

For example, consider entering into a lease contract with BMW SUV X5. As usual, the duration of the lease is 3 years and the lessee is required to make equal install payments during the duration. At ...
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Auto loan technicalities in the US

I know what loans are (you borrow money and pay it back plus interest over a period of time), but I have a few questions about the specifics: When you are approved for an auto loan and you proceed to ...
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Interest only loan

With an interest only loan that allows extra payments toward the principal, does the amount of interest due reduce or recalculate for subsequent payments as the outstanding principal is paid down by ...
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My Car is up for repo my grandfather is a co signer [duplicate]

My Car is up for repo my grandfather is a co signer on the car and recently just passed. I heard that the car will be paid off.. Is that true? By the granffather that passed. I was told that because ...
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How to determine lease vs buy for specific scenario of a Tesla Model 3 I plan to keep 3 years

I want a Tesla Model 3. Like this guy How to determine car loan length as a function of how long I plan to keep a car I (using his words): ...plan to keep for 3 years (see below for why) I am ...
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How to create a derivative fixed rate loan?

Just curious. Someone mentioned he can only find variable rate loans, no fixed-rate option (somewhere in Europe). Which I find strange, there has to be some price that makes such an offering viable. ...
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Calculating Annuities With Different Compounding period and Interest Period

Can anyone Help me solve this? In July 2010, Mike deposits $100 semiannually into an account compounding quarterly at 7% nominal annual interest for three years. In July 2013, he increases the ...
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Principal payments [closed]

I have had several business loans and understand that this is not by any means typical. I noticed that for a year my payments were not decreasing the principal on the loan. When I asked the bank why, ...
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buying property , loan and collateral

If one owns a property that's worth 200K, is it possible to get a loan to buy a second rental property for 100K, given one owns the first property outright, using it as collateral? Does this person ...
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Should I pay off my car loan early?

I have a car loan with a payoff of $5,200. we pay $200 / mo for 30 more months. We are both retired working part time. Should we pay off the balance now?