Credit Card Glossary: Terms and Definitions
Confused by credit card terms? CreditCards.com's glossary of credit card definitions will help. From account holder to Regulation Z, we have defined the most-common and most-confusing credit card terms.
- Account number
- An account number is a unique number assigned by a financial institution to a credit card customer. On a credit card, the account number is usually embossed and encoded on the face of the plastic.