Podcast #28 Borrowing Money

Published in the category General Practice, Special Activities

Dialog 1

A: I took out a loan for $1500 (fifteen hundred dollars).

B: What rate of interest are you paying?

A: I got it for 8 % (8 percent).

B: Eight percent interest sounds high. Couldn’t you do any better?

A: I looked everywhere. It’s the best I could do.

Dialog 2

A: I got a $1500 (fifteen hundred dollar) loan.

B: What rate of interest did you get?

A: I’m paying 8% (percent) interest.

B: Eight percent interest doesn’t sound so good. Couldn’t you find a better deal?

A: I called around. It’s the best deal I could make.

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