What do the abbreviations mean on my statement?
Here's a list of what common banking abbreviations relate to:
APR - Annual Percentage Rate (relates to credit interest).
BBP - bill payment.
BCC - Barclays Connect Card.
BGC - bank giro credit.
CAT - a standard applied to ISAs that stands for reasonable Charges, easy Access, fair Terms.
CDL - Career Development Loan.
CHAPS - Clearing House Automated Payment System (a means of transferring money).
CRE - Credit payment.
DDR - Direct Debit.
DR - debit balance (overdrawn).
IBAN - International Bank Account Number (you can find this on your statement).
IMO - International Money Order.
ISA - Individual Savings Account.
REM - remittance: a cheque credited to your account that was not paid in at your home/own account-holding branch or bank.
REV - reversal: a standing order or Direct Debit has been recalled.
STO - standing order.
UNP - unpaid.