Plastic Surgery Loans a Hit for Lebanese Bank

A Lebanese bank is making it offering a new line of loans for people who want cosmetic improvements. Clients can borrow up to $5,000 to cover plastic surgery, orthodontic procedures and other nips and tucks. So far, the bank has received more than 200 phone calls a day about the loan.

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Today's last word in business is plastic, as in surgery, not credit cards.

A Lebanese bank is making it easier to get the body you've always wanted - that's a quote - by offering a new line of plastic surgery loans. Clients can receive anywhere between $1,000 to $5,000 to cover plastic surgery, orthodontic procedures and other nips and tucks. So far the bank has received more than 200 phone calls a day about that loan.

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