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COVID or No COVID, A. B. Nicholas Securities Finance Provides a Stock Loan Service That Can’t be Beat

When it comes to obtaining a loan against your stock, bond, or mutual fund portfolio, only one company has chosen to focus 100% of their attention on perfecting the best lending vehicle for investors on the market today: A. B. Nicholas, the securities-based business and personal finance people. Rated A+ by the BBB for 7 years straight, ABN offers a unique, specialized service that no investor seriously considering a loan

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COVID19 and LeverageLine

With so many of us having to adjust our routines these days, some may ask where our A. B. Nicholas LeverageLine stands. The answer? We’re open for business with no changes, as all of our work was always done online or over the phone, both for the clients and the lending institutions with which we’ve partnered. There is not change.  But the time for our LeverageLine stock loan program could

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Build Your Business with LeverageLine

LeverageLine came to the rescue for Joseph Wesson III, owner of a lavendar farm in Howard Country, Maryland. Mr. Wesson’s farm could not get its produce to market in time; dried lavender had to get to the consumer quickly to retain all the characteristics that make it a health produce for millions. But without the right trucking services, the crop will be lost and unsellable.  Wesson owned $1 million in

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Major Purchase or Credit Card Management Up Ahead?

Marjorie had decided to pay off her daughter’s mortgage as a sort of christening present on the birth of her first grandchild. The cost: $550,000.  Marjorie’s assets: her husband had left her approximately $1M in stocks and bonds via his will; her $750,000 home, with $300,000 remaining on her own mortgage); her savings account ($45,000), and miscellaneous smaller accounts plus a parcel of undeveloped farmland in Utah.  A. B. Nicholas

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LeverageLine Saves a Life….

Marsha Ames lived in Topeka Kansas with her family of six, a happy homemaker married to a steel shed company executive. Their lovely single family residence was on a corner of a street in suburban Topeka that could have been the setting for a Hallmark channel movie. Life was good; the future bright. Then she went to her doctor for a routine exam and they dianosed her with stage 3

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Have Us Speak to Your Salesforce about LeverageLine Credit Lines for Stock Portfolio Owners.

We offer what is arguably the best stock loan program in the U. S. market today, with the lowest rates and highest loan-to-value plus quickest delivery of funds in the nation for a 100% secure, licensed, FINRA-member-managed program. We are A. B. Nicholas, and securities finance is what we do and have done exclusively for over a decade. We have three major household-name licensed institutional brokerages who have agreed to

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A Stock Loan Against Your Cannabis Stock Portfolio? Yep, We Can…

If you have been an investor in one of the many cannabis-related stocks that have sprung up on the boards over the past several years, you’ve probably been stymied when it came to taking out a margin loan against them. Because of the still-existing federal treatment of marijuana as a drug, major banks and brokerages have been unwilling or unable to provide the normal lending facilities against these stocks that

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Financing College via a Stock Loan: (It’s Not What You Think…)

When it comes to college, just one child can cost a family nearly $200,000 at average college tuition rates. Yes, you read that right.  This may not matter if you happen to be in a true upper income bracket. Perhaps you can handle it out of pocket. But even at a combined household income of $200,000 — average for 2-income U. S. families now — this is really still middle

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Be Your Own Banker

Would you like to say goodbye to your banker? You are a real estate investor. You know your business. You know a good home, business, or commercial site from a bad one.  That part’s easy. But at the end of the day, you end up Red-Tape & Delay Land.  That’s right: Your bank. That’s where you’ll meet the guy with the sparkling smile who’s actually scared too death of lending

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Financial Professionals:
Join A. B. Nicholas Today.

We are A. B. Nicholas Securities Finance provide gateways to institutional stock loan credit line programs using client stock, bond, mutual fund, and other securities portfolios as guarantee for a low-interest, high-LTV line of credit in an institutional, licensed environment without the need to transfer ownership to the lending party.  Qualifying is easy. See our stock loan requirements here.  The program is ideal for business and financial professionals who deal

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A multimillionaire’s story and the A. B. Nicholas LeverageLine.

In March of 2018 a gentlemen we’ll call Carl contacted us here at A. B. Nicholas about our portfolio loan program. Carl was a real estate developer in Chicago, Illinois, and was looking for better ways to deploy capital and invest. His currently costs, even with tax deductions, were costing him both time and money. He found himself having to put more and more “skin in the game” for every

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What makes your A. B. Nicholas portfolio loan way better…

Lowest interest rates in the market.  Tightest security and licensing. Best reputation over ten years of service (BBB A+) We do all the work so you don’t have to, when you are looking for a stock portfolio loan.  We’ve assembled the most accomplished, experienced, licensed FINRA-member institutions and advisors to produce our LeverageLine model of stock loan financing for you. Our business — in the hundreds of millions over the

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Own a stock portfolio over $ 1 million? See us for a superior stock loan NOW.

We at A. B. Nicholas Securities Finance do nothing but locate, build, and deliver the most borrower-friendly loan programs for owners of stocks, bonds, mutual funds, or other marginable, free-trading securities. We focus on this goal exclusively and have done so for over a decade now. We are very pleased to let the high-net worth investor market know of our latest and in some ways greatest achievement: A “warehouse rate”

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The Dangers of Nonrecourse Stock Loans And How To Avoid Them

Why an Institutionally Managed, SIPC/FINRA-Member Lending Facility Should Be Your Only Securities-based Credit Line Consideration  A nonrecourse, transfer-of-title securities-based stock loan means exactly what it says: You, the title holder (owner) of your stocks or other securities are required to transfer ownership of your securities to a third party before you receive your loan proceeds. The loan is “nonrecourse” so that you may, in theory, simply walk away from your loan

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I Can Get Get a Margin Loan from My Stock Brokerage Account. What Makes ABN’s LeverageLine Different?

Sure. You CAN get a margin loan, usually very easily with a couple of clicks, for any of your stocks. It will be a 50% loan-to-value cash piece, and you will have the freedom to invest it in more of the same stock. Your brokerage will automatically assume you intend to buy more of the same stock in the same account. You are not expected to use a “purpose loan”

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The Strict ABN “Nonrecourse Stock Loans” Prohibition Policy and Why

Important: Please note that it is a violation of your Agent contract with A. B. Nicholas to offer any form of nonrecourse stock loan on your website, in an email, or anywhere else. Individuals who are known to have referred clients into any such program or who have such materials on their websites will be considered in breach of the affiliate agreement and terminated immediately. It is the firm position of A.

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