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.
- Fraud alert
- A fraud alert is a security alert placed on a credit card account or credit bureau listing by either the customer or the issuer when a fraudulent account activity is either experienced or suspected.