Economics Terms

  1. Financial Account

  2. 100% Equities Strategy

  3. 1040 Form

  4. 11th District Cost of Funds Index - COFI

  5. 183-Day Rule

  6. 1913 Federal Reserve Act

  7. 2011 U.S. Debt Ceiling Crisis

  8. 501(c)

  9. 60-Plus Delinquencies

  10. 90-Day Letter

  11. A Priori Probability

  12. A+/A1

  13. A-/A3

  14. A/A2

  15. AA+/Aa1

  16. AAA

  17. ABA Transit Number

  18. Abatement

  19. Ability To Pay

  20. Ability To Repay

  21. Ability-To-Pay Taxation

  22. Abnormal Return

  23. Above Full-Employment Equilibrium

  24. Absolute Advantage

  25. Absolute Frequency

  26. Absorption Rate

  27. Accelerated Cost Recovery System - ACRS

  28. Acceleration Principle

  29. Accelerator Theory

  30. Acceptable Quality Level - AQL

  31. Acceptance Sampling

  32. Acceptance Testing

  33. Accident-Year Statistics

  34. Accommodative Monetary Policy

  35. Accountable Care Organizations

  36. Accounting Changes And Error Correction

  37. Accounting Convention

  38. Accounting Interpretation

  39. Accounting Principles Board - APB

  40. Accounting Standards Executive Committee - AcSEC

  41. ACNielsen

  42. Active Money

  43. Activity Driver Analysis

  44. Actual Return

  45. Actuarial Age

  46. Actuarial Assumption

  47. Actuarial Consultant

  48. Actuarial Equivalent

  49. Actuarial Gain Or Loss

  50. Actuarial Life Table

  51. Actuarial Risk

  52. Actuarial Science

  53. Actuarial Service

  54. Actuarial Valuation

  55. Actuarial Value

  56. Actuary

  57. Ad Valorem Tax

  58. Adam Smith

  59. Addition Rule For Probabilities

  60. Additional Child Tax Credit

  61. Additional Personal Allowance

  62. Address Coding Guide - ACG

  63. Adjusted Mean

  64. Adjustment Credit

  65. Administered Price

  66. Admiralty Court

  67. Admiralty Liability

  68. Admiralty Proceeding

  69. ADP National Employment Report

  70. Advance Corporation Tax - ACT

  71. Advance Determination Ruling - ADR

  72. Advanced Economies

  73. Advanced Premium Tax Credit

  74. Advertising Elasticity Of Demand - AED

  75. Affirmative Obligation

  76. Affordability Index

  77. Affordable Care Act

  78. African Development Bank - ADB

  79. Agency MBS Purchase

  80. Agflation

  81. Aggregate Capacity Management

  82. Aggregate Demand

  83. Aggregate Function

  84. Aggregate Hours

  85. Aggregate Mortality Table

  86. Aggregate Risk

  87. Aggregate Supply

  88. Agreement Corporation

  89. Agricultural Credit

  90. Agricultural Sector Investment Program - ASIP

  91. Agroforestry

  92. Air Cargo Insurance

  93. Air Waybill - AWB

  94. Alan Greenspan

  95. Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund

  96. Algebraic Method

  97. All-In Cost

  98. All-Pay Auction

  99. Allocational Efficiency

  100. Alpha

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    A permanent change in a homeowner's home loan terms that makes the monthly loan payments affordable.
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    A form of cash-value life insurance that offers both a death benefit and an investment feature. The premium amount for variable universal life insurance (VUL) is flexible and may be changed by the consumer as needed, though these changes can result in a change in the coverage amount.
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