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to (one's) credit

A phrase acknowledging that one deserves credit or recognition for something positive. To his credit, he has donated consistently without requesting anything in return.
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This action is the third one agreed to by Credit Lyonnais and its parent with respect to Credit Lyonnais's participation in the rehabilitation of the Executive Life Insurance Company of California.
Perpetrators run the gamut from individuals with easy access to credit card information - such as credit agency officials, airline baggage handlers, and mail carriers, both public and private - to organized groups, usually from similar ethnic backgrounds, involved in large-scale card theft, manipulation, and counterfeiting activities.
In addition, Hedging-Griffo's industry leading Asset Management business is highly complementary to Credit Suisse's Asset Management operations in Brazil.
TILA also requires creditors to credit accounts on the date the consumer's payment is received; it limits consumers' liability for unauthorized use of a credit card; and it provides procedures for resolving billing disputes.
In 2000, Americans charged more than $515 billion on credit cards, according to credit card tracker CardWeb.
It is a big concern to credit unions at all levels,'' said Charles Bruen, president of First Entertainment Federal Credit Union in Burbank, which serves multiple companies in the entertainment industry.
Mark Bilski, who joined the firm in late 2005 after 15 years at Advest and Edward Foley, who came to Credit Suisse in May of 2006 after 20 years at the Bank of New York's Private Bank, are Directors in the office and manage their respective teams of Relationship Managers.
At a time when we have moved from being a cash-dependent society to a credit-dependent one, and pre-approved credit offers bombard consumers, unscrupulous businesses are flourishing as they prey on people who have succumbed to credit dependency, found themselves in a sea of debt and lack the wherewithal to get out.
Thus, the questions you asked about the financial health of the household sector and its continued access to credit are particularly pertinent in today's economic environment.
Under the agreement, CUAC will offer AFG's Driving Sense(TM) vehicle balloon financing product to credit unions and their members.