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 Social Finance, a digital finance company known as SoFi, says fractional trades represent 35 percent of all stock buys, with Amazon, Tesla, Apple, Walt Disney Co. and Microsoft the most popular, according to a spokesperson. Washington Post, "Shares by the slice: Fractional investing sparks a stock market stampede," 10 July 2020 The Saudi non-bank real estate finance company will offer 27.2 million shares, representing 30% of its capital, according to a statement. Matthew Martin, Bloomberg.com, "Saudi Home Financing Firm Starts 1st Mideast IPO Since Virus," 14 June 2020 Arriola went back home, where she's been doing her job for a finance company remotely, and started calling around. Brieanna J. Frank, azcentral, "Valley residents, neighborhoods help one another through coronavirus panic," 18 Mar. 2020 And regulation remains an unpredictable variable: Witness the slump in securities issued by consumer-finance companies after Beijing suddenly tightened standards earlier this year. Andrew Peaple, WSJ, "China Is the New Hotspot for the Products Behind the Financial Crisis," 11 Sep. 2018 NerdWallet, a personal finance company, is looking for a data writer to cover insurance. Jason Duaine Hahn, PEOPLE.com, "Work-from-Home Jobs You Can Apply for Right Now," 1 May 2020 At some point in 2019, Bird owed at least $1,000 to Regional Acceptance Corporation (an auto finance company), Visa, and Superior Credit Union. Jeremy Pelzer, cleveland, "Mike DeWine’s mask misstep: Capitol Letter," 30 Apr. 2020 Many auto finance companies, including those run by automakers, are offering assistance to customers in financial trouble due to coronavirus shutdowns. Peter Valdes-dapena, CNN, "Can't make your car payments? Here's what to do," 5 May 2020 Tesla draws from a pool of schools noted for churning out mechanical engineers and technicians, not just from the Ivy League circles usually frequented by recruiters of top consulting, tech and finance companies. Tim Higgins, WSJ, "Tesla Is the Hot Spot for Young Job Seekers," 25 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of finance company

circa 1924, in the meaning defined above

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“Finance company.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/finance%20company. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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finance company

noun

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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