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.

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  • Merchant

    A merchant is business that exchanges goods for monetary funds.

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  • POS (Point-of-Sale)

    A one time debit entry to the account of a receiver where the entry is initiated at an electronic terminal. POS transactions are generally initiated with a...

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