high-interest


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high-interest

adj
(of a loan, mortgage, etc) to be repaid at a high rate of interest (of an account, share, etc) paying interest above the average
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Adj.1.high-interest - (used of loans) charging a relatively large percentage of the amount borrowed
low-interest - (used of loans) charging a relatively small percentage of the amount borrowed
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Instead, you will be faced with high-interest rates and fees which will weigh you down financially for months or years.
Mr Lender sent texts to previous customers offering high-interest loans to spend on food and presents - and a chance to win the coveted device.
The Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) said it will disclose detailed information about the nation's savings banks that have profited from high-interest loans to such people by the end of the month.
They instead have to depend on high-interest loans to meet expenses and this often pushes them into a debt trap.
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To the first group she had lied, saying her husband, also a bank employee at Hellenic, had successfully donated bone marrow, something she said the bank had rewarded him for by allowing him access to a high-interest account in which they could invest.
One Detroit Credit Union said it is expanding its Auto Bailout Program, which refinances high-interest auto loans for members.
TWO CONGRESSMEN have introduced a bill to limit access to short-term, high-interest loans for former service members and other people who rely on the federal government for pension checks.
"Mammals" is an excellent high-interest educational title from a stimulating series.
Esther McVey (again, sorry) Tory Department for Work and Pensions Minister McVey received PS10,000 from the head of Arbuthnot - an aggressive loans company that offers unsecured high-interest loans to customers on benefits.

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