Glossary Terms: Visa


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A global payments technology company, which provides consumers, businesses,  financial institutions, and governments with access to the world’s largest retail electronic payments network through a range of Visa-branded products and services. Visa does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates or fees for consumers. Visa, however, partners with banks to issue credit, debit, and prepaid cards. Visa gives people access to electronic payments which are reliable, convenient, and secure.

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