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

  • EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer)

    The electronic exchange or transfer of money from one account to another, either within a single financial institution or across multiple institutions, through computer-based systems.

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  • ENR (Automated Enrollment Entry)

    ENR entries are initiated by an receiving depository financial institution (RDFI), at the request of a receiver, to enroll the receiver in direct deposit or direct payment...

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