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What is a mortgage-backed security?

September 19, 2014 by Leave a comment

If you took out a mortgage loan to pay for your home, the odds are high that your mortgage is backing up a publicly traded security. This sounds complicated. But mortgage-backed securities are actually a common and important investment type today. Here’s how the process usually works: First, a homeowner takes out a mortgage from... View Article

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