Personal Finance Terms

  1. ARM Margin

  2. Abandonment Clause

  3. Actuarial Adjustment

  4. After Tax Operating Income - ATOI

  5. Amount Recognized

  6. Baby Boomer Age Wave Theory

  7. Bank Panic of 1907

  8. Bond Market Association (BMA) Swap

  9. Bullet Repayment

  10. Bungalow

  11. Canada Pension Plan - CPP

  12. Canada's New Stock Exchange - CNQ

  13. Capital Improvement

  14. Cash Advance

  15. Cleantech

  16. Combination Loan

  17. Combined Loan To Value Ratio - CLTV Ratio

  18. Consumer Price Index - CPI

  19. Cost Accounting

  20. Credit Crisis

  21. Credit Risk

  22. Credit Score

  23. Customer Relationship Management - CRM

  24. Customer Type Indicator Codes - CTI

  25. Dawn Raid

  26. Debt Service

  27. Deduction

  28. Default Probability

  29. Deferred Revenue

  30. Demand Draft

  31. Dialing and Smiling

  32. Domicile

  33. Dower

  34. Dry Powder

  35. Employment Situation Report

  36. Estimated Tax

  37. Featherbedding

  38. Financial Cooperative

  39. First-Time Home Buyer

  40. Franked Dividend

  41. General Partnership

  42. Golden Hello

  43. Gross Income

  44. Halloween Massacre

  45. Hawk

  46. Health Insurance

  47. Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act - HIPAA

  48. High-Yield Bond

  49. Inter-Vivos Trust

  50. Interest-Only ARM

  51. Investment Vehicle

  52. Involuntary Conversion

  53. Joint Credit

  54. Junk Fees

  55. Lehman Brothers Mortgage-Backed Securities Index

  56. Life Income Plan

  57. Lifeline Account

  58. Limited Partnership Unit

  59. Marginal Tax Rate

  60. Market Segmentation

  61. Mortgage Accelerator

  62. Mortgage Forbearance Agreement

  63. Mortgage Rate Lock Float Down

  64. National Association Of Insurance And Financial Advisors - NAIFA

  65. Net Margin

  66. Nonresident Alien

  67. Open Listing

  68. Overheated Economy

  69. Payout

  70. Performance-Based Compensation

  71. Phantom Stock Plan

  72. Poison Pill

  73. Prepayment Model

  74. Previous Balance Method

  75. Primary Business Purpose

  76. Prime Conforming

  77. Private Annuity

  78. Private Banking

  79. Product Recall

  80. Property Tax Deduction

  81. Recognized Loss

  82. Registered Pension Plan - RPP

  83. Retail Credit Facility

  84. Retirement Planner

  85. Return

  86. Reverse Exchange

  87. Selling, General & Administrative Expense - SG&A

  88. Sequence Risk

  89. Stock Keeping Unit - SKU

  90. Sweat Equity

  91. Tangible Net Worth

  92. Tangible Personal Property

  93. Tax Selling

  94. Tenants By Entirety - TBE

  95. Upgrade

  96. Vacation Home

  97. Voluntary Employees Beneficiary Association Plan - VEBA

  98. Vulture Capitalist

  99. Warehouse Lending

  100. Zero Capital Gains Rate

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