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Investment Dictionary, In Category [Lending and Credit]


Abatement


Acceleration clause


Acceptance


Accommodation paper


Accommodative monetary policy


Account


Accounts receivable


Adjustable rate


Adjustable Rate Mortgage


Adjustment bureau


Adjustment date


Advance rate


Affordability index


After acquired clause


After-acquired collateral


Alienation clause


Amortization


Amortization schedule


Amortization term


Annual mortgagor statement


Annual Percentage Rate


Anticipation


Applicable federal rate


Appraisal


Appraiser


APR


Asset-backed security


Asset-based finance


Asset-based lending


Asset conversion loan


Asset financing


Assignment of mortgage


Assignment to creditors


Assumable mortgage


Assumption


At call


Average daily balance


Average daily balance method


Average life


Bailing out


Balance


Balloon loan


Balloon note


Balloon payment


Bank credit


Bank Rate


Bankrupt


Bank term loan


Base interest rate


Base rate


Basis point


Blanket lien


Blended rate


Borrow


Bridge financing


Bridge loan


Broker loan


Broker loan rate


Business credit


Business finance companies


Bust-up takeover


Call


Call money rate


Cancellation of debt


Cap


Carrying charge


Cash advance


Cash collateral


Cash credit


Cash-out refinancing


Certificate of Claim


Chapter 10


Chapter 11


Chapter 13


Chapter 7


Character loan


Charge card


Chattel mortgage


Classified loan


Clean


Clearinghouse funds


CLO


Closed-end credit


Closing statement


Collateral


Collateral note


Collateral surety


Collaterized Loan Obligation


Collection float


Comaker


Commercial bank


Commercial credit


Commercial finance


Commercial lending


Commercial mortgage


Commercial property


Commitment fee


Commitment letter


Compound interest


Conduit borrower


Conforming loan


Consolidation loan


Consumer credit


Consumer debt


Consumer interest


Continuous compounding


Conventional mortgage


Convertible ARM


Correspondency system


Cosigner


Cost of debt capital


Cost of funds


Covenant


Credit


Credit agency


Credit analyst


Credit card


Credit default swap


Credit derivative


Credit enhancement


Credit limit


Credit line


Creditor


Credit score


Credit squeeze


Cross-collateralization


Crowding out


Cure period


Current production rate


Date of maturity


Dating


Day loan


Debenture


Debit balance


Debt


Debt consolidation


Debtor


Debtor in possession


Debtor-in-possession financing


Debt retirement


Debt service


Deed of Release


Deed of Trust


Default


Default risk


Deferred payment


Delinquent


Demand loan


Direct lease


Discharge


Discharge of bankruptcy


Discharge of lien


Discount loan


Discrete compounding


Dishonor


Double net lease


Down payment


Due date


Due-on-sale clause


Duration gap


Easy monetary policy


Effective annual interest rate


Electronic wallet


Enterprise zone


Equity kicker


Equity mortgage


Evaluator


Evergreen loan


Exact interest


Eximbank


Explicit interest


Export-Import Bank


Fair Credit Reporting Act


Fair Debt Collection Practices Act


Fannie Mae


Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation


Federal Housing Administration


Federal National Mortgage Association


Federal Savings and Loan Association


FHA


FHA Loan


FICO score


Finance charge


Finance company


Financial institution


Financial risk


Financing


Firm commitment lending


First mortgage


Fixed rate


Fixed-rate loan


Fixed-Rate Mortgage


Float


Floating rate


Floor loan


Forfeiture


Forward differential


Forward interest rate


Forward Rate Agreement


Forward sale


FRA


FRM


Full faith and credit


Funded debt


General lien


General mortgage


Ginnie Mae


Grace period


Graduated payment


Growing equity mortgage


Haircut


Hang out loan


High credit


High-ratio mortgage


Home equity


Home Equity Conversion Mortgage


Home equity debt


Home equity line of credit


Home equity loan


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act


HUD-1 statement


Hypothecation


Impaired credit


Imputed interest


Indexed loan


Insolvent


Installment


Installment loan


Insured mortgage


Interest


Interest-bearing


Interest deduction


Interest-only loan


Interest rate


Interest rate cap


Interest rate ceiling


Interest rate floor


Interim financing


Inventory financing


Inverted yield curve


Involuntary liquidation


Joint and several liability


Joint mortgage


Jumbo loan


Junior


Junior debt


Law day


Leaseback


Legal assets


Lend


Lender


Leveraged lease


Lien


Lien affidavit


Lienee


Lifetime cap


Line of credit


Loan


Loan note


Loan schedule


Loan sharking


Loan stock


Loan-to-cost


Loan-to-value


Loan value


Loan-value ratio


Lock-in


Long-term debt


Long-term mortgage


Loose credit


LTC


LTV


Lump sum


Make whole provision


Margin


Marginal lender


Margin loan


Market rate


Matured


Maturity


Maturity date


Maturity gap


MBS


Minimum payment


Modified pass-through


Money at call


Money factor


Morning loan


Mortgage


Mortgage-backed certificate


Mortgage-backed security


Mortgage banker


Mortgage banking


Mortgage bond


Mortgage broker


Mortgage debt


Mortgagee


Mortgage interest deduction


Mortgage lien


Mortgage life insurance


Mortgage note


Mortgage pass-through security


Mortgage pool


Mortgager


Mortgage rate


Mortgage REIT


Mortgage risk


Mortgage servicing


Mortgagor


Negative amortization


Negative carry


Negative equity


Negative yield curve


Negotiable instrument


No-lien affidavit


Non-callable


Non-conforming loan


Nonperforming asset


Nonrecourse debt


Non-revolving credit card


Normal yield curve


Note loan


Notice of Default


Notice of Sale


Notional principal amount


Novation


Obligation


Obligor


On account


On-the-spot loan


Open-end credit


Open-end mortgage


Open mortgage


Ordinary interest


Original principal balance


Origination fee


Outstanding


Overdraft


Overlying mortgage


Owe


Owner financing


Package mortgage


Paid


Paid up


Partially amortized loan


Partial release


Participation


Participation certificate


Participation loan


Past-due balance method


Paydown


Penalty


Personal guarantee


Personal interest


Piggyback loan


PITI


Pledging


PMI


Point


Points


Policy loan


Pool factor


Positive carry


Positive yield curve


Predatory lending


Preferred debt


Preforeclosure sale


Prepaid interest


Prepayment


Prepayment penalty


Prepayment privilege


Prepayment risk


Prepayment speed


Prequalification


Previous balance method


Prime


Prime rate


Principal


Principal amount


Principal balance


Principal risk


Prioritization of debt


Prior redemption privilege


Private debt


Private Mortgage Insurance


Proceeds


Projected maturity date


Promissory note


Purchase-money mortgage


Pure lease


Purpose loan


Qualifying ratios


Rate-improvement


Rate lock


Rating


Real estate owned


Real interest rate


Receipt


Receivership


Recourse loan


Redlining


Refinancing


Regulation G


Regulation T


Regulation U


Regulation Z


Reinstate


Rejection


Release clause


Remaining principal balance


Renegotiable rate


Replevin


Repossession


Rescheduled loan


Reset frequency


Residential mortgage


Restrictive covenant


Retail lending


Retire


Reverse-annuity mortgage


Reverse mortgage


Revolving line of credit


Rich


Right of recourse


Risk


Roll over


Rollover mortgage


Rule of 78


Sale and leaseback


Sallie Mae


Sandwich lease


Satisfaction of debt


Secondary mortgage market


Second mortgage


Secured credit card


Secured loan


Securities lending


Security interest


Security loan


Self-amortizing mortgage


Seller financing


Senior


Senior debt


Senior security


Servicer


Settle


Settlement sheet


Share appreciation mortgage


Short-term


Sight letter of credit


Signature loan


Simple interest


Single-payment loan


SLMA


Soft loan


Stafford loan


Standard payment calculation


Standby loan commitment


Start rate


Stock power


Structured finance


Student Loan Marketing Association


Submortgage


Subordinated


Subordinated debt


Subordination clause


Subrogate


Swap


Swing loan


Synthetic lease


Teaser rate


TED spread


Term deposit


Termination Statement


Term loan


Time note


Treasury index


Triple net lease


Truth in Lending


Two-step mortgage


Unearned interest


Unsecured


Unsecured loan


Usury


Valuable consideration


Variable rate


Vendor financing


Voucher


Working capital loan


Workout


Wraparound loan




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