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.
- Deferred interest
- Payment plans that offer to delay (or defer) payment of interest during a specified period of time are deferred interest plans. In the retail sector, these are often advertised as charging "no interest until" a certain date. After that date, however, interest that has been accruing since the purchase date is charged to the account.