interest-free

idiom

: not requiring the borrower to pay any interest
an interest-free loan

Examples of interest-free in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Like Buy Now, Pay Later loans, the apps don’t run credit checks and bill themselves as interest-free. Cora Lewis, Fortune, 3 May 2024 Los Gatos changes rules after warning Buyers don’t have to start repaying the interest-free loan for 30 years, or until the home is sold or the owner no longer wishes to live there. Ethan Varian, The Mercury News, 24 Apr. 2024 Because that falls short of a federal recommendation, the state would not qualify for interest-free federal loans to support those payments should the fund dry up. Jessie Opoien, Journal Sentinel, 17 Apr. 2024 Rather than demanding larger payments to cover the past-due amount, the agencies encouraged lenders to split off the past-due portion into a second, interest-free mortgage called a partial claim. Jon Healey, Los Angeles Times, 27 Mar. 2024 Much of that money eventually was refunded to donors, but as The New York Times pointed out, the cash essentially became an interest-free loan at a time when the Trump campaign was struggling. Michael Smolens, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 Mar. 2024 Les Grands Buffets offers interest-free loans to help employees pay off debt, and workers participate in a profit-sharing agreement. Lauren Collins, The New Yorker, 1 Apr. 2024 Ikea shoppers have gotten used to dipping deeper into their pockets as the furniture giant offers them interest-free loans on everything from their Billy bookcase to their Malm bed. Ryan Hogg, Fortune Europe, 27 Mar. 2024 For those who don’t want to pay all at once, there is an interest-free five-payment plan can be had for as low as $56 per month. Jim Harrington, The Mercury News, 12 Mar. 2024

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“Interest-free.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interest-free. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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