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Healthcare Power Of Attorney (HCPA)

Healthcare Power Of Attorney (HCPA) What is 'Healthcare Power Of Attorney - HCPA' A legal form that allows an individual to empower another with decisions regarding his or her healthcare a

Incentive Trust

DefinitionIn American estate planning parlance, an incentive trust is a trust designed to encourage or discourage certain behaviors by using distributions of trust income or principal as an

Implied Authority

DefinitionImplied Authority of Contract is a legal term. In contract law, it is the implied ability of an individual to make a legally binding contract on behalf of an organization, by way o

Offshore Portfolio Investment Strategy (OPIS)

Offshore Portfolio Investment Strategy (OPIS) What is 'Offshore Portfolio Investment Strategy - OPIS' A tax shelter product designed to create large, seemingly real losses to be used for t

Mortgage Loan

DefinitionA mortgage loan, or simply mortgage, is used either by purchasers of real property to raise funds to buy real estate, or alternatively by existing property owners to raise funds fo

Accelerated Payments

Accelerated Payments What is 'Accelerated Payments' A term associated with making additional unscheduled payments on a loan at predetermined, or random intervals. Making additional unsched

Ralph Wanger

Ralph Wanger What is 'Ralph Wanger' The former chief portfolio manager for the Acorn Fund who founded Wanger Asset Management. Ralph Wanger also gained acclaim for his witty investment new

Random Factor Analysis

Random Factor Analysis What is 'Random Factor Analysis' A statistical analysis performed to determine the origin of random data figures collected. Random factor analysis is used to deciphe

Compound Interest

DefinitionCompound interest is the addition of interest to the principal sum of a loan or deposit, or in other words, interest on interest. It is the result of reinvesting interest, rather t

Call Loan Rate

Call Loan Rate What is 'Call Loan Rate' The short term interest rate charged by banks on loans extended to broker-dealers. A call loan rate is an interest charged on loans made to broker-d
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