Credit Basics Vocab
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A source of credit that may combine elements of open and closed-end credit and usually have higher interest rates and fees than other forms of credit.
(also known as installment credit) is a loan which you must repay in a specified number of equal monthly payments.
(also known as revolving credit) is extended as a line of credit established in advance, so you do not have to apply for credit each time credit is desired.
A loan based on the value of personal property.
A short-term loan that provides immediate cash by securing a borrower's written check or receiving authorization for automatic withdrawal from the borrower's depository institution account.
Refund anticipation Loan
Short-term cash advance secured by a taxpayer's expected tax refund.
Tangible items such as furniture, electronics or household appliances are leased with the condition that the item will be owned by the renter if the term of rent is completed. (Buying this way is higher than is you went out and purchased the item.)
The borrower gives the lender his/her automobile title in exchange for a set amount of cash. The lender hold the title until the loan is repaid. If the loan is not repaid as agreed, the lender keeps title to the item.