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.Learn More
Merchants are charged a fee for the processing services that enable them to accept cards as payment. This fee, called the “merchant discount” or “discount rate,” is negotiated with each merchant during the sales process. The discount rate is usually a percentage of the merchant’s sales volume.
ODFI (Originating Depository Financial Institution)
Financial institutions that originate ACH transactions on behalf of its customers. ODFI's must abide by the National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) Operating Rules.Learn More