Recent Examples of creditworthy from the Web
By forcing banks to pony up their borrowers’ credit scores, debt-to-income ratios, and other data, regulators could see when banks were systematically treating equally creditworthy borrowers differently, on the ostensible basis of race.
Some small banks have viewed credit cards as a way to cross sell their customers and to bring in new creditworthy customers.
On average, black, Hispanic and Asian American customers paid between $200 and just over $300 more for auto loans than whites who were equally creditworthy, federal officials charged.
Many targeted smaller finance companies that often catered to the least creditworthy borrowers with nowhere else to turn.
In 2010, when credit card write-offs started declining, banks lent mostly to creditworthy borrowers.
After a weak showing for most the year, Synchrony Financial and Alliance Data Systems, which specialize in store-brand cards that target less creditworthy borrowers, are both up around 6% since the end of August, when default fears were peaking.
If that means more entrepreneurs and would-be homebuyers become creditworthy borrowers, JPMorgan Chase wins too.
Getting referrals on the most creditworthy borrowers, those with high incomes and 800 credit scores, and the most likely candidates to qualify for the mortgage, also commands a premium.
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Definition of creditworthy for English Language Learners
: considered able to repay borrowed money
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