Personal Finance Terms

  1. Magna Cum Laude

  2. Magnet Employer

  3. Magnetic Ink Character Recognition Line - MICR

  4. Main Home

  5. Maintenance Bond

  6. Maintenance Expenses

  7. Major Fraud Act Of 1988

  8. Make To Assemble - MTA

  9. Make To Order - MTO

  10. Making Home Affordable

  11. Malpractice Insurance

  12. Management And Employee Buyout - MEBO

  13. Mancession

  14. Mandatory Mortgage Lock

  15. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price - MSRP

  16. Marginal Land

  17. Marginal Propensity To Consume - MPC

  18. Marginal Propensity to Save

  19. Marginal Tax Rate

  20. Marital Deduction

  21. Marital Property

  22. Marital Trust

  23. Maritime Law

  24. Mark Zuckerberg

  25. Market Approach

  26. Market Basket

  27. Market Letter

  28. Market Orientation

  29. Market Segment

  30. Market Segmentation

  31. Marketing

  32. Marketing Campaign

  33. Marketing Fraud

  34. Marketing Mix

  35. Marketweight

  36. Marriage Penalty

  37. Married Filing Jointly

  38. Married Filing Separately

  39. Marxian Economics

  40. Marxism

  41. Mass Customization

  42. Mass Market Retailer

  43. Master Limited Partnership - MLP

  44. Master Mortgage

  45. Master Trust

  46. Master-Servant Rule

  47. Masterbrand

  48. Match-Rate Funds

  49. Matching Contribution

  50. Material Participation Test

  51. Matt Taibbi

  52. Matured RRSP

  53. Maturity Guarantee

  54. Maximizer

  55. Maximum Loan Amount

  56. Maximum Loan-to-Value Ratio

  57. MBA Purchase Index

  58. MBS Pool Number

  59. McKinsey 7S Model

  60. McMansion

  61. Mean Return

  62. Meander Line

  63. Means Test

  64. Media Buy

  65. Media Kit

  66. Medicaid

  67. Medical Cost Ratio

  68. Medical Expenses

  69. Medical Patent

  70. Medical Savings Account - MSA

  71. Medicare

  72. Medicare Advantage

  73. Medicare And Medicaid Fraud

  74. Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act Of 1988 - MCCA

  75. Medicare Doughnut Hole

  76. Medicare Hold Harmless Provision

  77. Medicare Part B Premiums

  78. Medicare Part D

  79. Medicare Supplementary Medical Insurance - SMI

  80. Medicare Wages

  81. Member Of Household

  82. Member Of Household Test

  83. Member Payment Dependent Note

  84. Merchant Account

  85. Merchant Discount Rate

  86. Mezzanine Financing

  87. Michael Bloomberg

  88. Michael L. Eskew

  89. Michael S. Dell

  90. Michigan Leadership Studies

  91. Micky Arison

  92. Micro Manager

  93. Microcredit

  94. Microenterprise

  95. Microfinance

  96. Microinsurance

  97. Micromarketing

  98. Microsavings

  99. Middle Office

  100. Mileage Allowance

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