Credit Card Glossary: Terms and Definitions
A credit rating is a measure of the creditworthiness of a borrower. In credit cards and other borrowing, credit ratings are calculated by the credit bureaus, based on past payment behavior, income, employment and other factors that serve as a general predictor of ability and propensity to repay debts.
Terms from A-Z
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