credit account


: an arrangement in which a bank, store, etc., allows a customer to buy things with a credit card and pay for them later : charge account

Examples of credit account in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most major banks and credit unions offer text or email alerts for big-ticket purchases or when someone tries to open a new bank or credit account in your name. Karen Garcia, Los Angeles Times, 2 May 2024 As of October, just over 18% of the population had a 30-day or worse past-due payment on at least one credit account in the prior year, according to FICO. Matt Egan, CNN, 7 Mar. 2024 Step 3 Consider opening a joint credit account or adding your partner to existing accounts. Juan Carlos Medina, Forbes, 14 Feb. 2024 Unrecognized accounts on your credit report An unexpected loan or credit account appearing on your credit report is a glaring sign of identity theft. Kurt Knutsson, Fox News, 10 Sep. 2023 Financial Protection Dear Financial: That is excellent advice, and your experience with that first credit account was invaluable. Annie Lane, Anchorage Daily News, 18 July 2023 This item [identify item(s) disputed by name of source, such as creditors or tax court, and identify type of item, such as credit account, judgment, etc.] is [inaccurate or incomplete] because [describe what is inaccurate or incomplete and why]. Mya Frazier, New York Times, 7 June 2023 Although 26 million of 258 million credit-eligible Americans lack a credit score, anyone who has ever opened a credit card or other credit account, like a loan, has one. D. Brian Blank, Fortune, 3 June 2023 Removing an installment credit account, such as your auto loan, might cause a dip in your score as well. Jim Slavik, Car and Driver, 4 Apr. 2023

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“Credit account.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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