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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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Per transaction fees

In credit card merchant accounts, fees are paid per transaction: Each time a merchant accesses the payment processing system to authorize a customer's purchase, the merchant is charged a fee.