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Student Loans Explained In Under 2 Minutes

Congratulations. You’re ready for college. Now, let’s talk student loans. A student loan is a type of loan used to pay for post-secondary education, and is repaid over time. The two types of student loans are federal and private. A federal loan is funded by the government, typically with better fixed rates and repayment plans. … Read more

What are leveraged loans?

Concern is growing about the leverage loan market and the amount of debt owned by US investors. So what is a leveraged loan? It’s a loan to a risky company, typically one that’s already in debt or has a poor credit history. Banks lend money to these companies and then sell the loans on to … Read more