Payment Glossary

FACTA (Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act)

Passed in 2003, the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act enables consumers to request a free credit report from the top three credit reporting companies. These free credit reports can only occur once every twelve months.

Related Terms

  • Demand Deposit Account

    Traditional savings and checking accounts are generally demand deposit accounts.

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  • TEL (Telephone Initiated Entries)

    A standard entry class code that enables the originator to initiate a single entry debit to a consumer’s account pursuant to a consumer’s oral authorization obtained over...

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