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Credit Card Glossary: Terms and Definitions

Confused by credit card terms?'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.

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Credit bureau risk score

A credit bureau risk score is a snapshot of a person's credit history, based only on the information available through credit bureaus. It the risk score evaluates people for the benefit of lenders, to help them decide the risk of whether a debt will be repaid.