Payment Glossary

CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is a government agency that is responsible for protecting consumers from questionable financial practices.

Related Terms

  • E-Check (or echeck)

    E-Check payments are ACH payments that originate via the internet, telephone, point-of-sale (POS), or bill payment sent through the mail or unattended lockbox. For mail and lockbox...

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  • Originator

    A company, individual or entity that initiates entries into the ACH network.

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