Glossary of financial terms

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Financial Glossary

Learn more about credit terms and improve your financial life.

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Ever wondered . . .

Just what is an APR is and how does it work?

Do I need to buy additional insurance from a car rental company if I pay using my MasterCard card?

Is a finance charge the same thing as an interest charge?

Financial Glossary has the answers. You can turn to this helpful glossary for the definitions of general credit terms. Plus, you'll find explanations of terms that apply exclusively to MasterCard cards.

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