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.
- Revolving line of credit
- A revolving line of credit refers to a bank or merchant offering a certain amount of always available credit to an individual or corporation for an undetermined amount of time. The debt is repaid periodically and can be borrowed again once it is repaid. Borrowing using a credit card is an example of using a revolving line of credit.