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Borrower

A person or company that has received money from another party with the agreement that the money will be repaid. Most borrowers borrow at interest, meaning they pay a certain percentage of the principal amount to the lender as compensation for borrowing. Most loans also have a maturity date by which time the borrower must have repaid the loan. Borrowing and lending occur informally between family and friends, at the retail level through banks and on a large scale through governments and institutional investors.

borrower

a person, company or institution who obtains MONEY or some other asset (for example machinery, property) in the form of a LOAN, MORTGAGE or LEASING arrangement from a LENDER in order to finance consumption and investment. See DEBT, FINANCIAL SYSTEM, COLLATERAL SECURITY.

borrower

a person, firm or institution that obtains a LOAN from a LENDER in order to finance CONSUMPTION or INVESTMENT. Borrowers are frequently required to offer
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With a flat rate, borrowers pay a fixed rate of interest for the duration of the loan.
Equally detrimental to the lender is the diversion of the collateral or its proceeds by the borrower. Non-recourse provisions, therefore, have long included standard exceptions for the misapplication of insurance or expropriation proceeds, misappropriation of tenant security deposits or prepaid rents, removal or disposition of personal property or fixtures constituting the collateral from the mortgaged property, and the diversion of rents or other income of the property.
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We owe it to students in New Mexico and across the country to protect them from lenders who do not always act in the best interest of borrowers. Without a functioning Student Loan Ombudsman office, we simply dont have the tools we need to stop loan servicers from taking advantage of borrowers or acting unlawfullyand student borrowers get hurt, said Udall.
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There is no substitute for direct access to a cost calculator by the individual borrower.
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First, it reflects long-standing differences in earnings levels across borrowers from different institutions; even in 2000, a borrower from a 4-year selective school earned roughly 66 percent more than a borrower from a for-profit school.
Quality commercial borrower customer service must begin when the loan is closed and continues until the loan is paid off.
Melas called on the CBC to take immediate measures for the code's implementation, and announced the creation of a team of financial consultants that will "see borrowers at no charge, advising them of the type of restructuring they are truly entitled to, and inform them of banks' obligations, as well as the actions required to safeguard their own rights.