Payment Glossary

TILA (Truth in Lending Act)

The Truth in Lending Act requires the full disclosure of finance charges and terms with regard to costs associated with borrowing.

Related Terms

  • Discount Rate

    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...

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  • 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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