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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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Companies that supply information about a consumer's credit history to a credit bureau are called furnishers. These can include banks and credit card companies, debt collectors and others. Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, a furnisher of credit information faces a number of obligations to ensure the accuracy of the information and to correct errors.