prime lending rate

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The interest rate charged by banks to their largest, most secure, and most creditworthy customers on short-term loans. This rate is used as a guide for computing interest rates for other borrowers. See also London Interbank Offered Rate. Also called prime rate.

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Since his credit score was over 800, Jackson was able to secure a loan from the local credit union at the prime lending rate since he was deemed to be a very low risk for failure to pay.
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The couple decided it was time take out a short-term loan to splurge on a vacation because the prime lending rate was at an all-time low and their credit rating was currently impeccable.
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The prime lending rate was something I didn't want to get involved in because I knew nothing about it and could not handle it.
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