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Research ethics
A euphemism meaning to plagiarise.
 
Vox populi
To receive from another as a loan, with the implied or expressed intention of returning the identical article or its equivalent in kind; the opposite of lend.
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Wan Saiful said the cooperation also hoped to aid earlier PTPTN borrowers since 1997 if they were still unemployed or wish to seek better jobs.
While there is merit to the idea of giving borrowers facing financial difficulties the option to temporarily pause payments, the use of forbearance has extended far beyond that narrow purpose.
Caption: The amount of equity available to reverse mortgage borrowers depends on the value of the home as well as the age of the borrowers.
While few borrowers know exactly how long they will have their mortgage, an estimate of the cost based on their best guess of their tenure is far better than basing the decision on the interest rate or the initial monthly payment, which can easily lead a borrower astray.
During 2010, 21,036 borrowers across the four provinces were paid claims of Rs 549 million and their break-up was Rs 351.9 million to 14,240 borrowers in Punjab, Rs 117.5 million paid to 3,627 borrowers in Sindh, Rs 76.3 million paid to 3,026 borrowers in KPK and Rs 3.3 million paid to 143 borrowers in Balochistan.
Income-driven repayment plans can help student loan borrowers by reducing the size of required repayments while keeping them current on their loans, but less than half of borrowers with growing balances take advantage of them, according to the CFPB.
In contrast, the majority of undergraduate and graduate borrowers from 4-year public and private (nonprofit) institutions, or "traditional borrowers," have experienced strong labor market outcomes and low rates of default, despite having the largest loan balances and facing the severe headwinds of the recent recession.
Borrowers should have easy access to information about the approval process, time frames, approval parties, costs and what information is required to process the request.
The authors' findings imply that large numbers of prime borrowers who did not start out with extremely high LTV still lost their homes to foreclosure.
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.
5 June 2014 - The financial health of prospective borrowers dipped slightly in 1Q14 according to North Carolina US-based online loan site LendingTree's Borrower Health Report.