Definitions

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  • noun finance A NINA loan.

Etymologies

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From a coding system for classifying loans to be securitized, in which N indicated "no verification", I "income", and A "assets". Other letters used were S "stated by borrower, unverifed" and V "verified".

Examples

  • If the companies get the federal loan guarantees, NINA, which is 88%-owned by NRG and 12%-owned by Toshiba, has agreed to pay CPS $80 million and donate $10 million over four years to its residential customer assistance program.

    NRG, Texas Utility End Project Dispute

  • Project NINA, which is a plug-in hybrid car that Fisker plans to build in the United

    DailyTech Main News Feed

  • In return, NINA, which is owned by NRG Energy and Toshiba Inc., is free to openly court new investors and gets full management control of the project, which has garnered national attention as one of a handful that could restart the nuclear industry in the United States.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • Another problem was so-called NINA - no income, no assets - loans.

    VDARE.com: Blog Articles

  • Another problem was so-called NINA - no income, no assets - loans.

    The Two Malcontents

  • They're called NINA or No Ratio loans, because there is no income stated or verified, and no loan to value ratios (100\% financing is impossible to find for NINA loans, and I always did think it was a little over the top) and the rates are higher than full documentation or stated income.

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  • They're called NINA or No Ratio loans, because there is no income stated or verified, and no loan to value ratios (100\% financing is impossible to find for NINA loans, and I always did think it was a little over the top) and the rates are higher than full documentation or stated income.

    pfblogs.org: The Ad-Free Personal Finance Blogs Aggregator

  • Disappointed backers of one brainy candidate for the top Pentagon job, Paul Wolfowitz, grumbled about "NINA" (No Intellectuals Need Apply).

    Familiar Waters

  • We have a wide variety of refinance loans, ranging from A+ to bad credit loans, 100\% loans, stated income, and no documentation "NINA" loans.

    xml's Blinklist.com

  • The past is prologue: the mortgage mess arose in large part because banks and funds from out of state or overseas were willing to back up mortgages in which no one even tried to verify if the borrowers were reliable ( "NINA" loans --- No Income, No Assets).

    Through the Looking Glass

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