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.
- Subprime credit card
- A credit card designed for those with little credit history or bad credit. These types of bad-credit credit cards typically carry higher fees and interest rates to offset the increased risk involved with subprime lending.