Equal Credit Opportunity Act (1974)

Business / Accounting / Equal Credit Opportunity Act (1974): Federal law that ensures that consumers are given an equal chance to receive credit. Prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender, race, marital status, religion, national origin, age, or receipt of public assistance. Lenders cannot ask about your plans for having children or refuse to consider consistently received alimony or child support payments as income. If you are denied credit, you have a legal right to know why.

Other Words for Act

Act Verb Synonyms: behave (oneself), carry on, deport oneself, comport oneself, conduct oneself
Act Noun Synonyms: deed, action, undertaking, operation, step, move, feat, exploit, accomplishment, achievement
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Other Words for Credit

Credit Verb Synonyms: ascribe, acknowledge, attribute, assign, impute
Credit Noun Synonyms: belief, faith, trust, credence
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Other Words for Equal

Equal Adjective Synonyms: identical, the same (as), interchangeable, one and the same, coequal, selfsame, like, alike, tantamount, similar (to), equivalent, commensurate
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Other Words for Opportunity

Opportunity Adjective Synonyms: chance, occasion, opening, possibility, moment, time, break
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National School Lunch Act

Business / Agriculture / National School Lunch Act: P.L. 79-396 (June 4, 1946) authorized federal cash and commodity support for school lunch and milk programs, '...as a measure of national security...' in response to claims that many American men had MORE

National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB)

Health / Health Insurance / National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB): A database maintained by the federal government that contains information on physicians and other medical practitioners against whom medical malpractice claims have been settled or other disciplinary MORE

National Wool Act Of 1954

Business / Agriculture / National Wool Act Of 1954: Title VII of Agricultural Act of 1954 was designated the National Wool Act and provided for a new and permanent price support program for wool and mohair to encourage increased domestic production thr MORE

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