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  • adjective finance Not charging interest; not subject to interest payments.


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  • Some schools are selling what are known as debentures, which are typically interest-free loans, to parents costing upward of US$80,000.

    Expat Parents in Hong Kong Feel School Squeeze

  • The Federal Reserve has been throwing "liquidity," otherwise known as nearly interest-free money, at the banks as necessary, to keep inter-bank markets from freezing up as they nearly did in 2008.

    Robert Kuttner: Obama, Geithner, and the Next Financial Crisis

  • And interest-free business loans were at the top of Maimonides's ladder of charitable giving, since they foster independence.

    When Religion Restricts Lending

  • Bloom took over as chairman in 2009 and has loaned the club at least £80 million $130 million interest-free for a new stadium, which is under construction.

    In English Soccer, the Bettors Rule

  • In modern times, interest-free loan societies were a staple of Eastern European Jewish life.

    When Religion Restricts Lending

  • To put this concept in a Jewish context, the Hebrew Free Loan Society is turning this Saturday into a kind of marketing campaign for the interest-free version of these loans.

    When Religion Restricts Lending

  • In our difficult economic times, interest-free loans may be more important than ever.

    When Religion Restricts Lending

  • Shana Novick, executive director of the Hebrew Free Loan Society of New York, explains that "Jewish tradition translated this biblical injunction into a powerful imperative: Help your neighbor in need and create lasting impact without embarrassment, through an interest-free loan."

    When Religion Restricts Lending

  • In recent years, microfinance—which is sometimes interest-free and more often not—has shown that small loans can empower people from Bangladesh to New York.

    When Religion Restricts Lending

  • Of course, the imperative to lend interest-free isn't unique to Jews.

    When Religion Restricts Lending


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