Other Names:
Dishonest profit
High interest rates

Usury is, strictly speaking, profit exacted on a loan of money just because it is a loan. This is unjust, because money as money has no value, save in its use. Without curb, this tendency logically leads to all the world’s wealth in the hands of a few.

Narrower Problems:
Criminal usury
Commerce Credit
Commerce Finance
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
23.03.2022 – 15:05 CET