522291 Consumer Lending

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in making unsecured cash loans to consumers.

Illustrative Examples:

Finance companies (i.e., unsecured cash loans)
Personal credit institutions (i.e., unsecured cash loans)
Loan companies (i.e., consumer, personal, student, small)
Student loan companies


Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Accepting deposits and lending funds from these deposits--are classified in Industry Group 5221, Depository Credit Intermediation; and
  • Arranging loans for others on a commission or fee basis--are classified in Industry 522310, Mortgage and Nonmortgage Loan Brokers.
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522291 522291 522291  Consumer finance companies (i.e., unsecured cash loans)
522291 522291 522291  Consumer lending
522291 522291 522291  Finance companies (i.e., unsecured cash loans)
522291 522291 522291  Loan companies (i.e., consumer, personal, small, student)
522291 522291 522291  Personal credit institutions (i.e., unsecured cash loans)
522291 522291 522291  Personal finance companies (i.e., unsecured cash loans)
522291 522291 522291  Small loan companies (i.e., unsecured cash loans)
522291 522291 522291  Student loan companies