PLEDGED ASSET Definition

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PLEDGED ASSET is an asset that is transferred to a lender as security for debt. The lender of the debt takes possession of the pledged asset, but does not have ownership unless default occurs.

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HOME EQUITY LOAN is a type of loan in which the borrower uses the equity in their home as collateral. These loans are sometimes useful to help finance a business, major home repairs, medical bills or college education.

SECURITY STOCK see SAFETY STOCK.

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