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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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PCI compliance

Companies that are PCI compliant adhere to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, a set of requirements for organizations that handle cardholder information for the major credit, debit, ATM and prepaid cards. The standard aims to protect data during and after a financial transaction.