Consumer Credit Fundamentals by S. FinlayConsumer Credit Fundamentals by S. Finlay

Consumer Credit Fundamentals

byS. Finlay

Hardcover | February 2, 2009

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This book provides a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary and practical introduction to consumer credit.
STEVEN FINLAY is an expert in consumer credit and credit risk management, with over fifteen years experience of working within the financial services industry and academia. During the course of his career he has worked on numerous projects in conjunction with almost every major credit granting institution in the UK. He is currently a ...
Title:Consumer Credit FundamentalsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pagesPublished:February 2, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230220150

ISBN - 13:9780230220157

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Table of Contents

The History of Credit
Products and Providers
The Economics of Credit and its Marketing
Credit Granting Decisions
Credit Reference Agencies
Credit Management
Ethics in Lending
Legislation and Consumer Rights
Appendix I: The Calculation of Interest and APR
Appendix II: A Brief Note on the Construction of Credit Scorecards

Editorial Reviews

"A comprehensive, well researched and well written text, covering a wide range of consumer credit topics. Highly recommended as an introduction to the subject" -- Simon Harben, Senior Vice President Global Analytics, Experian, UK"This is a definitive guide to consumer credit history, ethics, law, economics, the operation of credit reference agencies, credit scoring: An interesting, informative and very readable book that I would recommend to anyone who wants gain an insight into the different facets of this important subject" -- Robert Fildes, Distinguished Professor, Lancaster University Centre for Forecasting, UK"The second edition of this ground breaking book about consumer credit provides a huge breadth of interesting information about the role of credit and debt in modern society. Extremely informative, and an essential read for anyone looking for knowledge in this area -- highly recommended" -- Adrian Lingard, Jaywing, UK   "A fascinating and well written guide to the world of consumer credit. No other book provides so much information about this central pillar of our consumer orientated society" -- Nick Evans, Head of Risk and Analytics, Marks and Spencer Money, UK   "A must for senior managers in all consumer facing businesses. The practice and practicalities of consumer credit have a considerable influence on the way companies deal with their customers and this guide provides a complete overview of these, combined with an interesting history and social implications. Easily digested for such an involved subject" -- Graham Price, Head of Risk. JD Williams & Co. Ltd., UK