Interchange

Interchange is a small fee paid by a merchant’s bank (acquirer) to a cardholder’s bank (issuer) to compensate the issuer for the value and benefits that merchants receive when they accept electronic payments.

Related Terms

  • EFTA (Electronic Fund Transfer Act)

    The Electronic Fund Transfer Act establishes the rights and liabilities of consumers in addition to the responsibilities of anyone who participates in electronic funds transfers.

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  • 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.

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