A financial intermediary is typically an institution that facilitates the channeling of funds between
lenders and borrowers indirectly. That is, savers (lenders) give funds to an intermediary institution (such
as a bank), and that institution gives those
Asset is any possession that has value in an exchange.
Can be classified as:
Tangible Asset-depends on particular physical properties.
Ex: Buildings, Land, or machinery
Intangible Asset-represent legal claims to some future benefit.