finance company

noun

Definition of finance company

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

Examples of finance company in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The others were Mark Thierfelder, a lawyer who has represented Bregal Partners, and Michael Arougheti, chief executive of a finance company that has advised Bregal on acquisitions in the fishing industry. Will Sennott, ProPublica, 6 July 2022 All the claims against Avery and Bolding by the credit union, the bank and the finance company amount to at least $843,697, according to figures in the court records. Doug Thompson, Arkansas Online, 29 June 2022 Prior to Greensky, Kang served as corporate treasurer for Santander Holdings USA, and EVP for Santander Consumer USA, a full spectrum auto finance company. Sheryl Estrada, Fortune, 5 May 2022 The filing, which says that the fund is preparing to sue SoftBank in the United Kingdom, deepens the dispute over the demise of Greensill Capital, a supply-chain finance company that tumbled into insolvency earlier this year. Charles Forelle, WSJ, 24 Dec. 2021 Amazon instituted the option to buy anything that's over $50 using BNPL via third-party finance company Affirm last year. Eric Griffith, PCMAG, 23 May 2022 SoFi reportedly made $400 million from selling its name to Social Finance Inc., an online finance company. Robert Mccoppin, chicagotribune.com, 12 Feb. 2022 As a result, many retailers try to push customers to use the finance company that is the most profitable for them, rather than the most affordable. Paul A. Eisenstein, NBC News, 3 Feb. 2022 The personal finance company—used by people looking for advice on credit cards, mortgages and more—opened trading at $23.50 per share before briefly surging to $34.44. Jemima Mcevoy, Forbes, 23 Dec. 2021 See More

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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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19 Jul 2022

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“Finance company.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/finance%20company. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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— see company

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