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The increase in the balance of a loan caused by interest payments being larger than the re-payments made on the loan. On adjustable-rate mortgages, if the monthly payments are not enough to cover both the interest and principal payments on the loan, the shortage is added to the principal. This situation occurs when the mortgage payments reach the maximum (as defined by the loan agreement) while the interest rate on the loan is increasing.