Personal Finance Terms

  1. Past Service

  2. Pay As You Earn - PAYE

  3. Pay As You Go Pension Plan

  4. Pay Czar Clause

  5. Pay To Order

  6. Pay Yourself First

  7. Payable Through Draft

  8. Payback Period

  9. Paycation

  10. Paycheck-To-Paycheck

  11. Payday Loan

  12. Paydown

  13. Paydown Factor

  14. Payment Gateway

  15. Payment Option ARM

  16. Payment Option ARM Minimum Payment

  17. Payment Shock

  18. Payoff Statement

  19. Payout

  20. Payout Phase

  21. PayPal

  22. Payroll

  23. Payroll Card

  24. Payroll Deduction Plan

  25. Payroll Tax

  26. Peak Debt

  27. Peer-To-Peer Lending (P2P)

  28. Pending Home Sales Index - PHSI

  29. Penetration Pricing

  30. Pension Adjustment - PA

  31. Pension Adjustment Reversal - PAR

  32. Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation - PBGC

  33. Pension Benefit Obligation - PBO

  34. Pension Fund

  35. Pension Maximization

  36. Pension Option

  37. Pension Pillar

  38. Pension Plan

  39. Pension Plan Administrator

  40. Pension Protection Act Of 2006 - PPA

  41. Pension Risk Transfer

  42. Pension Shortfall

  43. Pensionable Service

  44. Per Diem Interest

  45. Per Diem Payments

  46. Per Stirpes

  47. Perceived Value

  48. Percentage Depletion

  49. Percentage Lease

  50. Perfect Title

  51. Perfected Lien

  52. Performance Appraisal

  53. Performance Bonus

  54. Performance Budget

  55. Performance Shares

  56. Performance-Based Compensation

  57. Peri-Retirement

  58. Period Certain

  59. Period Of Indemnity

  60. Periodic Interest Rate

  61. Periodic Interest Rate Cap

  62. Perkins Loan

  63. Permanent Capital Vehicle - PCV

  64. Permanent Income Hypothesis

  65. Permanent Life Insurance

  66. Permanent Loan

  67. Perpetuity

  68. Personal Equity Plan - PEP

  69. Personal Exemption

  70. Personal Finance

  71. Personal Financial Advisor

  72. Personal Identification Number - PIN

  73. Personal Income

  74. Personal Interest

  75. Personal Property

  76. Personal Spending Plan

  77. Personal Trust

  78. Personal-Service Corporation

  79. Pet Insurance

  80. Peter Lynch

  81. Peter R. Dolan

  82. Phantom Income

  83. Phantom Stock Plan

  84. Phase Out

  85. Phased Retirement

  86. Phases Of Retirement

  87. Philanthropy

  88. Philip Fisher

  89. Phillips

  90. Phillips Curve

  91. Phishing

  92. Physical-Presence Test

  93. Pick-Up Tax

  94. Piggyback Mortgage

  95. Pigovian Tax

  96. PIMCO

  97. Pink Slip

  98. Pink Slip Party

  99. Pirate Bank

  100. Placed In Service

Hot Definitions
  1. National Best Bid and Offer - NBBO

    A term applying to the SEC requirement that brokers must guarantee customers the best available ask price when they buy securities and the best available bid price when they sell securities.
  2. Maintenance Margin

    The minimum amount of equity that must be maintained in a margin account. In the context of the NYSE and FINRA, after an investor has bought securities on margin, the minimum required level of margin is 25% of the total market value of the securities in the margin account.
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    A bank guarantee that is leased to a third party for a specific fee. The issuing bank will conduct due diligence on the creditworthiness of the customer looking to secure a bank guarantee, then lease a guarantee to that customer for a set amount of money and over a set period of time, typically less than two years.
  4. Degree Of Financial Leverage - DFL

    A ratio that measures the sensitivity of a company’s earnings per share (EPS) to fluctuations in its operating income, as a result of changes in its capital structure. Degree of Financial Leverage (DFL) measures the percentage change in EPS for a unit change in earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT).
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