Personal Finance Terms

  1. ARM Margin

  2. Abandonment Clause

  3. Adjustable Life Insurance

  4. Adjusted Cost Base - ACB

  5. After Tax Operating Income - ATOI

  6. Alternative Asset

  7. Amount Recognized

  8. Baby Boomer Age Wave Theory

  9. Bank Panic of 1907

  10. Bullet Repayment

  11. Bungalow

  12. Canada Pension Plan - CPP

  13. Canada's New Stock Exchange - CNQ

  14. Capital Improvement

  15. Cashless Exercise

  16. Clean Sheeting

  17. Cleantech

  18. Combination Loan

  19. Combined Loan To Value Ratio - CLTV Ratio

  20. Consumer Price Index - CPI

  21. Cost Accounting

  22. Credit Crisis

  23. Credit Risk

  24. Credit Score

  25. Customer Type Indicator Codes - CTI

  26. Dawn Raid

  27. Debt Service

  28. Deduction

  29. Default Probability

  30. Demand Draft

  31. Dialing and Smiling

  32. Domicile

  33. Dower

  34. Dry Powder

  35. Earnings

  36. Earnings Before Interest After Taxes - EBIAT

  37. Embedded Value

  38. Employee Contribution Plan

  39. Employment Situation Report

  40. Eurocheck

  41. Featherbedding

  42. Fiduciary Certification

  43. Financial Cooperative

  44. First-Time Home Buyer

  45. Golden Hello

  46. Gross Income

  47. Halloween Massacre

  48. Hawk

  49. Home Modification

  50. Homeowners Insurance

  51. Insurance Claim

  52. Inter-Vivos Trust

  53. Interest-Only ARM

  54. Investment Vehicle

  55. Joint Credit

  56. Junk Fees

  57. Lehman Brothers Mortgage-Backed Securities Index

  58. Limited Partnership Unit

  59. Marginal Tax Rate

  60. Market Segmentation

  61. Money Management

  62. Moody's Bond Survey

  63. Mortgage Accelerator

  64. Mortgage Forbearance Agreement

  65. Mortgage Rate Lock Float Down

  66. National Association Of Insurance And Financial Advisors - NAIFA

  67. Net Margin

  68. Nonperforming Asset

  69. Open Listing

  70. Overheated Economy

  71. Paydown Factor

  72. Payout

  73. Performance-Based Compensation

  74. Phantom Stock Plan

  75. Planned Obsolescence

  76. Poison Pill

  77. Prepayment Model

  78. Prime Conforming

  79. Private Annuity

  80. Private Banking

  81. Product Recall

  82. Property Tax Deduction

  83. Real Interest Rate

  84. Recognized Loss

  85. Retail Credit Facility

  86. Return

  87. Stock Keeping Unit - SKU

  88. Sweat Equity

  89. Tangible Net Worth

  90. Tax Selling

  91. Tenants By Entirety - TBE

  92. Trailing Price-To-Earnings - Trailing P/E

  93. Upgrade

  94. Vacation Home

  95. Voluntary Employees Beneficiary Association Plan - VEBA

  96. Vulture Capitalist

  97. Warehouse Lending

  98. Wash-Sale Rule

  99. With Approved Credit - WAC

  100. Zero Capital Gains Rate

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