Personal Finance Terms

  1. Coterminous

  2. Council Of Insurance Agents & Brokers

  3. Countermand

  4. Counteroffer

  5. Country Club Billing

  6. Country Limit

  7. Cover Letter

  8. Cover Your Ass

  9. Coverdell Education Savings Account - ESA

  10. Covered Earnings

  11. Cowboy Marketing

  12. Crammed Down

  13. Creative Destruction

  14. Credence Good

  15. Credit

  16. Credit Agency

  17. Credit Agreement

  18. Credit Analyst

  19. Credit Application

  20. Credit Bureau

  21. Credit Business Associate - CBA

  22. Credit Card

  23. Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility And Disclosure Act Of 2009

  24. Credit Card Balance

  25. Credit Card Balance Transfer

  26. Credit Card Debt

  27. Credit Card Teaser Rate

  28. Credit Cliff

  29. Credit Control

  30. Credit Counseling

  31. Credit Crisis

  32. Credit Criteria

  33. Credit Crunch

  34. Credit Default Insurance

  35. Credit Denial

  36. Credit Easing

  37. Credit Enhancement

  38. Credit Event

  39. Credit For Qualified Retirement Savings Contribution

  40. Credit History

  41. Credit Inquiry

  42. Credit Insurance

  43. Credit Life Insurance

  44. Credit Limit

  45. Credit Netting

  46. Credit Quality

  47. Credit Rating

  48. Credit Reference

  49. Credit Repair

  50. Credit Report

  51. Credit Reporting Agency

  52. Credit Review

  53. Credit Risk

  54. Credit Risk Certification

  55. Credit Score

  56. Credit Scoring

  57. Credit Shelter Trust - CST

  58. Credit Sweep

  59. Credit Union

  60. Credit Union National Association - CUNA

  61. Credit Utilization Rate

  62. Credit Watch

  63. Credit Worthiness

  64. Creditor

  65. Crisis Management

  66. Critical Path Analysis - CPA

  67. Cross Collateralization

  68. Cross Culture

  69. Cross-Border Financing

  70. Cross-Firing Scam

  71. Cross-Sell

  72. Crossed Check

  73. Crowdfunding

  74. Crowding Out Effect

  75. Crown Loan

  76. Crummey Power

  77. Crummey Trust

  78. Cult Brand

  79. Curb Appeal

  80. Current Account, Savings Account (CASA)

  81. Current Income

  82. Current Index Value

  83. Curtesy

  84. Custodial Agreement

  85. Custodial Care

  86. Customer

  87. Customer Information File (CIF)

  88. Customer Relationship Management - CRM

  89. Customer Service

  90. Customer To Customer (C2C)

  91. Customer Type Indicator Codes - CTI

  92. Customer's Loan Consent

  93. Customer-Driven Pricing

  94. Cut-Off Score

  95. Cy Pres Doctrine

  96. Cyber Monday

  97. Cyclical Unemployment

  98. DAGMAR

  99. Dangerous Asset

  100. Daniel P. Amos

Hot Definitions
  1. Marginal Analysis

    An examination of the additional benefits of an activity compared to the additional costs of that activity. Companies use marginal analysis as a decision-making tool to help them maximize their profits. Individuals unconsciously use marginal analysis to make a host of everyday decisions. Marginal analysis is also widely used in microeconomics when analyzing how a complex system is affected by marginal manipulation of its comprising variables.
  2. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities - TIPS

    A treasury security that is indexed to inflation in order to protect investors from the negative effects of inflation. TIPS are considered an extremely low-risk investment since they are backed by the U.S. government and since their par value rises with inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index, while their interest rate remains fixed.
  3. Gilt-Edged Switching

    The selling and repurchasing of certain high-grade stocks or bonds to capture profits. Gilt-edged switching involves gilt-edged security, which can be high-grade stock or bond issued by a financially stable company such as the Blue Chip companies or by certain governments.
  4. Master Limited Partnership - MLP

    A type of limited partnership that is publicly traded. There are two types of partners in this type of partnership: The limited partner is the person or group that provides the capital to the MLP and receives periodic income distributions from the MLP's cash flow, whereas the general partner is the party responsible for managing the MLP's affairs and receives compensation that is linked to the performance of the venture.
  5. Class Action

    An action where an individual represents a group in a court claim. The judgment from the suit is for all the members of the group (class).
  6. Retail Sales

    An aggregated measure of the sales of retail goods over a stated time period, typically based on a data sampling that is extrapolated to model an entire country. In the U.S., the retail sales report is a monthly economic indicator compiled and released by the Census Bureau and the Department of Commerce.
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