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.
- Credit bureau
- A credit bureau is a company that catalogs and sells information regarding the payment behavior of consumers, and issues credit reports with related information. The three major national credit bureaus are Experian, Equifax and TransUnion. Also called a credit reporting agency.