Definition of Credit bureau

1. Noun. A private firm that maintains consumer credit data files and provides credit information to authorized users for a fee.

Generic synonyms: Agency



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Credit Bureau

credenza
credenzas
credibilities
credibility
credibility gap
credibility gaps
credible
credibleness
credibly
credit
credit-deposit ratio
credit-worthy
credit account
credit analyst
credit application
credit bureau (current term)
credit card
credit card tart
credit cards
credit crunch
credit crunches
credit default option
credit default options
credit default swap
credit default swaps
credit entry
credit event
credit hour
credit limit
credit line

Literary usage of Credit bureau

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Federal Trade Commission on the Pacific Coast Petroleum by United States Federal Trade Commission (1922)
"On October 27, 1915, the Oil Men's credit bureau was organized by the ... The credit bureau has its office in the rooms of the association and HH Maxson is ..."

2. Personal Finance by Robert S. Rosefsky (2001)
"To this extent, the local credit bureau, as a clearing-house of information, serves a most valuable purpose. But there have been abuses within that industry ..."

3. Principles of Marketing: A Textbook for Colleges and Schools of Business by Paul Wesley Ivey (1921)
"The proprietor or his office girl calls up the credit bureau and asks for a rating on John Jones. The credit bureau's secretary replies: "Four A's, one B, ..."

4. Trade Associations: Their Organization and Management by Emmett Hay Naylor (1921)
"Unquestionably the best plan for an association that wishes to establish a credit bureau is to go to the National Association of Credit Men or some similar ..."

5. Report of the Federal Trade Commission on the Pacific Coast Petroleum by United States Federal Trade Commission (1922)
"On October 27, 1915, the Oil Men's credit bureau was organized by the ... The credit bureau has its office in the rooms of the association and HH Maxson is ..."

6. Personal Finance by Robert S. Rosefsky (2001)
"To this extent, the local credit bureau, as a clearing-house of information, serves a most valuable purpose. But there have been abuses within that industry ..."

7. Principles of Marketing: A Textbook for Colleges and Schools of Business by Paul Wesley Ivey (1921)
"The proprietor or his office girl calls up the credit bureau and asks for a rating on John Jones. The credit bureau's secretary replies: "Four A's, one B, ..."

8. Trade Associations: Their Organization and Management by Emmett Hay Naylor (1921)
"Unquestionably the best plan for an association that wishes to establish a credit bureau is to go to the National Association of Credit Men or some similar ..."

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