Personal Finance Terms

  1. Counteroffer

  2. Country Club Billing

  3. Country Limit

  4. Cover Letter

  5. Cover Your Ass

  6. Coverdell Education Savings Account - ESA

  7. Covered Earnings

  8. Cowboy Marketing

  9. Crammed Down

  10. Creative Destruction

  11. Credence Good

  12. Credit

  13. Credit Agency

  14. Credit Agreement

  15. Credit Analyst

  16. Credit Application

  17. Credit Bureau

  18. Credit Business Associate - CBA

  19. Credit Card

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

  21. Credit Card Balance

  22. Credit Card Balance Transfer

  23. Credit Card Debt

  24. Credit Cliff

  25. Credit Control

  26. Credit Counseling

  27. Credit Crisis

  28. Credit Criteria

  29. Credit Crunch

  30. Credit Default Insurance

  31. Credit Denial

  32. Credit Easing

  33. Credit Enhancement

  34. Credit Event

  35. Credit For Qualified Retirement Savings Contribution

  36. Credit History

  37. Credit Inquiry

  38. Credit Insurance

  39. Credit Life Insurance

  40. Credit Limit

  41. Credit Netting

  42. Credit Quality

  43. Credit Rating

  44. Credit Reference

  45. Credit Repair

  46. Credit Report

  47. Credit Reporting Agency

  48. Credit Review

  49. Credit Risk

  50. Credit Risk Certification

  51. Credit Score

  52. Credit Scoring

  53. Credit Shelter Trust - CST

  54. Credit Sweep

  55. Credit Union

  56. Credit Union National Association - CUNA

  57. Credit Utilization Rate

  58. Credit Watch

  59. Credit Worthiness

  60. Creditor

  61. Crisis Management

  62. Critical Path Analysis - CPA

  63. Cross Collateralization

  64. Cross Culture

  65. Cross-Border Financing

  66. Cross-Firing Scam

  67. Cross-Sell

  68. Crossed Check

  69. Crowdfunding

  70. Crowding Out Effect

  71. Crown Loan

  72. Crummey Power

  73. Crummey Trust

  74. Cult Brand

  75. Curb Appeal

  76. Current Account, Savings Account (CASA)

  77. Current Income

  78. Current Index Value

  79. Curtesy

  80. Custodial Agreement

  81. Custodial Care

  82. Customer

  83. Customer Information File (CIF)

  84. Customer Relationship Management - CRM

  85. Customer Service

  86. Customer To Customer (C2C)

  87. Customer Type Indicator Codes - CTI

  88. Customer's Loan Consent

  89. Customer-Driven Pricing

  90. Cut-Off Score

  91. Cy Pres Doctrine

  92. Cyber Monday

  93. Cyclical Unemployment

  94. DAGMAR

  95. Dangerous Asset

  96. Daniel P. Amos

  97. Data Mining

  98. David Dreman

  99. Dawn Raid

  100. DB(k) Plan

Hot Definitions
  1. Closed-End Fund

    A closed-end fund is a publicly traded investment company that raises a fixed amount of capital through an initial public offering (IPO). The fund is then structured, listed and traded like a stock on a stock exchange.
  2. Payday Loan

    A type of short-term borrowing where an individual borrows a small amount at a very high rate of interest. The borrower typically writes a post-dated personal check in the amount they wish to borrow plus a fee in exchange for cash.
  3. Securitization

    The process through which an issuer creates a financial instrument by combining other financial assets and then marketing different tiers of the repackaged instruments to investors.
  4. Economic Forecasting

    The process of attempting to predict the future condition of the economy. This involves the use of statistical models utilizing variables sometimes called indicators.
  5. Chicago Mercantile Exchange - CME

    The world's second-largest exchange for futures and options on futures and the largest in the U.S. Trading involves mostly futures on interest rates, currency, equities, stock indices and agricultural products.
  6. Private Equity

    Equity capital that is not quoted on a public exchange. Private equity consists of investors and funds that make investments directly into private companies or conduct buyouts of public companies that result in a delisting of public equity.
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