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# Interest rate clarification

### APR vs. Interest Rate: Unraveling Loan Cost Components

September 18, 2023

#### What is the difference between APR and interest rate on a loan?

Differentiate between the annual percentage rate (APR) and the interest rate to understand the comprehensive cost of a loan, including fees and charges.

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