Credit Card Glossary: Terms and Definitions
A credit card issuer is any financial institution that issues, or causes to be issued, credit cards. Consumers often think that their credit cards are issued by MasterCard or Visa; they’re not. Those companies are credit card transaction processors, not card issuers.
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.