Fixed Rate Loan A loan in which the interest rate will remain the same during the term of the loan or specified period.
Borrowing LimitThe maximum amount a bank is willing to loan a borrower.
Variable Rate Loan
A loan in which the interest rate is adjusted periodically during the term of the loan based on a pre-selected index and time adjustment.
GuaranteeTo accept responsibility for repayment obligations under a loan contract if the borrower is unable to meet the loan obligations.
SecurityAssets pledged by a borrower to secure a loan or other credit, and subject to seizure in the event of default.
Credit Standing CertificateA record of a customer's past borrowing and repaying behavior. It will also show credit lines currently in the customer's name.
Interest Offset Account A savings account attached to the loan earning the same interest rate as the loan. Any funds in the account reduce the loan interest paid.MortgageA loan to finance the purchase of real estate, usually with specified payment periods and interest rates.