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Financial Jargon Made Simple, Loans, Savings/Investments

Financial Jargon Made Simple – Leveraging

According to Investopedia. Leveraging results from using borrowed capital as a funding source when investing to expand the firm’s asset base and generate returns on risk capital. Leverage is an investment strategy of using borrowed money—specifically, the use of various financial instruments or borrowed capital—to increase the potential return of an investment. Leverage can also

Financial Jargon Made Simple, Loans, Savings/Investments

Financial Jargon Made Simple – Compound Interest

Investopedia defines compound interest as interest calculated on the initial principal, which also includes all of the accumulated interest of previous periods of a deposit or loan. Thought to have originated in 17th century Italy, compound interest can be thought of as “interest on interest,” and will make a sum grow at a faster rate