Creditworthiness

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Creditworthiness

Eligibility of an individual or firm to borrow money.

Creditworthiness

The ability to borrow money. The better one's creditworthiness, the more likely it is that a bank or other financial institution will extend credit. One establishes creditworthiness by repaying loans and other bills on time, spending prudently, and generally showing that one can behave in a financially responsible way. Individual creditworthiness is measured by the FICO score while a company's or other organization's creditworthiness usually is measured by its credit rating.

creditworthiness

see CREDIT CONTROL.