Personal Finance Terms

  1. Compliance Examination

  2. Compound Interest

  3. Compound Probability

  4. Comprehensive Income

  5. Comps

  6. Compulsive Shopping

  7. Concealed Unemployment

  8. Concealment

  9. Concentration Bank

  10. Concept Company

  11. Concurrent Causation

  12. Conditional Binding Receipt

  13. Conditional Offer

  14. Conditional Sales Floater

  15. Condominium

  16. Condominium Fee

  17. Condotel

  18. Conduit IRA

  19. Confining Condition

  20. Conforming Loan

  21. Conforming Loan Limit

  22. Connie Lee - College Construction Loan Insurance Association - CCLIA

  23. Consequential Loss

  24. Consignment

  25. Consignment Insurance

  26. Consolidated Mortgage Bond

  27. Consortium

  28. Consortium Bank

  29. Conspicuous Consumption

  30. Constant Dollar

  31. Constant Percent Prepayment

  32. Constant Proportion Portfolio Insurance - CPPI

  33. Construction Mortgage

  34. Constructive Receipt

  35. Constructive Sale Rule - Section 1259

  36. Constructive Total Loss

  37. Consumables

  38. Consumer Advisory Council - CAC

  39. Consumer And Business Lending Initiative

  40. Consumer Bankers Association - CBA

  41. Consumer Confidence Index - CCI

  42. Consumer Credit

  43. Consumer Credit Delinquencies Bulletin

  44. Consumer Debt

  45. Consumer Interest

  46. Consumer Liability

  47. Consumer Packaged Goods - CPG

  48. Consumer Price Index - CPI

  49. Consumer Price Index For All Urban Consumers (CPI-U)

  50. Consumer Price Index For Urban Wage Earners And Clerical Workers - CPI-W

  51. Consumption Smoothing

  52. Consumption Tax

  53. Contingent Beneficiary

  54. Continuation Statement

  55. Continuing Claims

  56. Continuous Compounding

  57. Contract Holder

  58. Contraction Risk

  59. Contractor Fraud

  60. Convenience Of Employer Test

  61. Convention Expenses

  62. Conventional Mortgage

  63. Conversion Option

  64. Conversion Privilege

  65. Convertible ARM

  66. Conveyance Tax

  67. Cooperative Insurance - Co-Op Insurance

  68. Core Inflation

  69. Core Retail Sales

  70. Corporate Cannibalism

  71. Corporate Culture

  72. Corporate Fraud

  73. Corporate Headquarters

  74. Corporate Hierarchy

  75. Corporate Inversion

  76. Corporate Ladder

  77. Corporate Ownership Of Life Insurance - COLI

  78. Corporate Pension Plan

  79. Corporate Profit

  80. Corporate Sponsorship

  81. Correspondence Audit

  82. Corridor Rule

  83. Cosign

  84. Cost Accounting

  85. Cost Control

  86. Cost Cutting

  87. Cost Of Attendance

  88. Cost Of Funds

  89. Cost Of Goods Sold - COGS

  90. Cost of Living

  91. Cost Of Living Adjustment - COLA

  92. Cost Of Revenue

  93. Cost Of Savings Index - COSI Index

  94. Cost Per Click - CPC

  95. Cost Per Thousand - CPM

  96. Cost-Push Inflation

  97. Cost-Sharing Reductions

  98. Coterminous

  99. Council Of Insurance Agents & Brokers

  100. Countermand

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