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This is a summary of the case study: Countrywide Financial

Please summarize the key points in the case study: Countrywide Financial.

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In the early 1990s, Countrywide Financial was leading the nation with loan transactions due to their catering to lower-income consumers. The company allowed lower down payments, easier payment terms, and offered salesmen more incentive to offer this type of riskier loan. Some of the borrowers were being swayed toward the subprime loan even though their credit line would qualify them for a better product. In 2007 there were many loans being defaulted on, causing a great loss for Countrywide resulting in a great amount of layoffs and depreciation in the company value. The company offered what was called the Countrywide ...

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