finance company


Definition of finance company

: a company that makes usually small short-term loans usually to individuals

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Recent Examples on the Web Diagram launched four companies in 2020, including youth personal finance company Wingo and estate settlement platform ClearEstate. Rebecca Szkutak, Forbes, 8 June 2021 On Tuesday, online finance company SoFi Technologies gained more than 12% on its first day of trading after completing a merger with a special purpose acquisition company run by venture capital investor Chamath Palihapitiya. Benzinga, Detroit Free Press, 6 June 2021 With the mortgage-finance company Freddie Mac estimating that the housing market is nearly four million homes short of what is needed to meet buyer demand, some brokers say that pocket listings are making a bad situation worse. Nicole Friedman, WSJ, 26 May 2021 The woman leading the yoga class had studied for 12 years at an ashram in California, paying for her teacher training by working remotely as a hacker for an American finance company. Morgan Thomas, The Atlantic, 16 May 2021 Carlton, 50, who co-owns a finance company with eight employees, and Angie, 51, a former first-grade teacher who is a senior recruiter for Schwan’s, met at Southwest Minnesota State. Eric Branch, San Francisco Chronicle, 13 May 2021 Among small and medium-sized companies, personal finance company NerdWallet ranked first, followed by online mortgage provider and mortgage lender Evergreen Home Loans. Claire Hastwell, Fortune, 25 Mar. 2021 Mortgage-finance company Freddie Mac recently estimated that the U.S. housing market is 3.8 million single-family homes short of what is needed to meet the country’s demand. Nicole Friedman, WSJ, 27 Apr. 2021 And after college, the teammate said, Mr. Green began working as a financial adviser, with aspirations to start a finance company to help the Black community and eradicate poverty. New York Times, 3 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of finance company

circa 1924, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of finance company was circa 1924

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13 Jun 2021

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“Finance company.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of finance company

: a company that makes small loans to people

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Legal Definition of finance company

— see company

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