Annual Percentage Rate
The The percentage which, when multiplied by the face amount or principal of a financial instrument, such as a bond, savings account or loan, determines the amount of interest that will be paid to or by t... More adjusted to reflect any associated expenses, such as closing costs, mortgage insurance or loan origination fees. Annual percentage rates are always stated before consideration of the impact of any compounding.
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