Truth In Lending

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    Can anyone help or explain what the difference is between a “financed prepaid financed charge” and “other charges financed” We are struggling to on the definitions. We are filling out the Truth In Lending.


    1026.2 Definitions and rules of construction

    (23) Prepaid finance charge means any finance charge paid separately in cash or by check before or at consummation of a transaction, or withheld from the proceeds of the credit at any time.

    Above is the definition of Prepaid Finance Charges as defined in Reg Z. The terms you mentioned are not specifically defined in Reg Z so I’ll have to interpret them.

    If a fee fits the definition of a “Prepaid Finance Charge” and is include in the loan amount then to me that would be a “financed prepaid financed charge”. Any fees that do not fit the definition of a Prepaid Finance Charge that is then included in the loan amount aka financed, then to me that would be “other charges financed”.

    Hope this helps!

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