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.
- Periodic statement
- A periodic statement is a written record prepared by a financial institution, usually once a month, listing all credit card transactions for an account, including purchases, payments, fees and finance charges. It may be mailed to consumers or provided electronically online. Also called a monthly statement or billing statement.