ElI5: What is the financial logic behind charging higher interest on loans for people with low credit scores? Doesn’t increasing the price like that make low credit individuals even less likely to repay the loan?

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ElI5: What is the financial logic behind charging higher interest on loans for people with low credit scores? Doesn’t increasing the price like that make low credit individuals even less likely to repay the loan?

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The other thing to remember is that most loans have collateral…a house, a car, etc. So if someone defaults on the loan, the bank can take possession of the collateral.

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