Credit Card Glossary: Terms and Definitions
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, is a federal agency charged with being a watchdog for consumer financial products, such as credit cards, payday loans, mortgages and student loans. Approved as part of the massive Wall Street reform bill signed by President Obama in July 2010, the agency officially launched in July 2011.
Terms from A-Z
Search the CreditCards.com glossary for every credit-related term from "account holder" to "zombie debt." Select a letter for alphabetized terms and definitions.