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 union
- A credit union is one of many types of financial institutions that can offer credit cards to consumers. Credit unions are organized as cooperatives, and are open to individuals with a common affiliation. That affiliation can be based on employment, geography or interest.