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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 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.