retail installment contract


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retail installment contract

A contract that provides compensation for consumer goods or services by making payments over time,usually at a high interest rate.

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The contractor may then collect the finance payments from the consumer, choose to sell the retail installment contract as a separate receivable, or package many such contracts together and sell them as a portfolio in the secondary market to an investor.
The company, which began originating retail installment contracts in 1997, has a serviced finance portfolio of more than USD 37bn (as of June 30, 2014), has more than two m customers across all credit grades, and is headquartered in Dallas.
23 November 2011 -- DBRS on Tuesday terminated its rating on the notes of Canada-based CNH Capital Canada Receivables Trust, engaged in the acquisition and administration of retail installment contracts and finance lease contracts.
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