A simple interest loan is one where interest is determined by multiplying the interest rate times the principal times the number of periods. The reason that simple interest is referred to as simple is because it ignores ... More » World View Social Sciences Economics

Calculate payments on a simple interest loan by first multiplying the principal amount by the interest rate and the length of the loan term. Add the interest to the principal amount and then divide by the number of payme... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending Personal Loans

Cost of funds is calculated by taking the total annualized interest expense divided by average interest bearing deposits and other interest bearing borrowings, plus non-interest bearing deposits. This equation does not i... More »

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