Credit Card Glossary: Terms and Definitions
Truth in Lending Act
The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law designed to protect consumers by requiring lenders to disclose, in a consistent way, the terms of loans.. The act requires a credit card issue to be transparent about the card’s terms. It also provides a means to dispute charges. The act was signed into law in 1968; an important addition regulating credit card lending, Regulation Z, was added in 1969.
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.