Become a Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA)®. Enroll today to advance your career!
Login to your new FMVA dashboard today!


What is Subpar?

Subpar, is something below the average. It can also be used to classify something that did not meet the requirements of a traditional or accepted standard. In finance, subpar can be used to reference subprime lending, that are loans made to entities that might have a problem with the repayment schedule, and usually charge an above average interest rate.

Additional Resources

CFI is a global provider of financial modeling courses and of the FMVA Certification. CFI’s mission is to help all professionals improve their technical skills. If you are a student or are looking for a career change, the CFI website has a multitude of free resources to help you jumpstart your Career in Finance. If you seek to improve your technical skills check out some of our most popular courses. Below are some additional resources for you to further explore:

  • Careers 
  • CFI’s Most Popular Courses
  • All CFI Resources
  • Finance Terms


The Financial Modeling Certification