finance company


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Those metro areas ranked among the biggest net loss of home buyers between March 2020 and February 2022, according to an analysis by mortgage-finance company Freddie Mac. Nicole Friedman, WSJ, 3 Nov. 2022 Sponsored: SoFi is a personal finance company with two offices in northern Utah. The Salt Lake Tribune, 26 Oct. 2022 The agency said Passport received letters from a finance company — one in June 2019 and another in June 2020 — pointing out a statistically significant difference in the markup rates charged to Black borrowers. Michelle Singletary, Washington Post, 21 Oct. 2022 The amount puts Hermès sales up by 24.3 percent at constant exchange rates, according to a consensus cited by finance company UBS. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 21 Oct. 2022 Overall, in terms of marketing a finance company, social media is often one of the fastest and most effective ways to increase traffic to a website. Amine Rahal, Forbes, 12 Aug. 2022 Mariner Finance LLC, a consumer finance company backed by private-equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC, is facing a multistate lawsuit alleging that the lender engaged in deceptive sales practices that have cost customers millions of dollars. Ted Bunker, WSJ, 17 Aug. 2022 Mortgage rates have climbed since the start of the year, rising to 5.22% this week from 3.1% at the end of 2021, according to mortgage-finance company Freddie Mac. Nicole Friedman, WSJ, 12 Aug. 2022 Former global head of marketing for HP Print and Sustainability Impact Cristina Bondolowski has joined finance company MSCI as chief marketing officer. Emma Hinchliffe And Paige Mcglauflin, Fortune, 19 July 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of finance company was circa 1924

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“Finance company.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

finance company


: a company that specializes in making small loans usually to individuals

Legal Definition

finance company

see company

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