finance company
noun Date: circa 1924 a company that makes usually small short-term loans usually to individuals

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • finance company — Non bank company that makes loans to individuals and businesses. Its capital comes from banks and other financial institutions and money markets rather than from deposits. The primary types of finance companies are: consumer (or small loan)… …   Black's law dictionary

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