One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Credit advanced to consumers for the purchase of goods or services.‘consumer credit as a percentage of disposable income stood at a near record high of 21.1 per cent’as modifier ‘the UK's consumer credit market’
- ‘I don't know if a consolidation with a consumer credit agency will help.’
- ‘With consumer credit companies swallowing fewer write-off loans, their overall profit should be greater.’
- ‘Consumer credit as a percentage of disposable income stood at a near record high of 21.1% in May against the all time record of 21.3% reached in September 2003.’
- ‘The issuer must be someone who carries on a consumer credit business, that is, he must be in the business of making regulated credit agreements.’
- ‘Greater consumer credit excess and further financial sector leveraging ensure a more precarious disaster down the road.’
- ‘Today, despite record levels of additional Consumer Credit, we see rising delinquencies and charge-offs, particularly with the marginal "subprime" lenders.’
- ‘These funds were already available for other private uses, such as private investment, mortgages, and other consumer credit.’
- ‘In some cases people may save because there are few goods to buy or because consumer credit is scarce.’
- ‘Credit-counselling is the giving of advice to a consumer who has incurred debts under consumer credit agreements.’
- ‘The rise in net consumer credit slowed a little to £1.3bn from £1.7bn in April.’
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