Personal Finance Terms

  1. Qualified Annuity

  2. Qualified Automatic Contribution Arrangements - QACAs

  3. Qualified Disclaimer

  4. Qualified Distribution

  5. Qualified Domestic Relations Order - QDRO

  6. Qualified Electric Vehicle

  7. Qualified Exchange Accommodation Arrangements

  8. Qualified Joint And Survivor Annuity - QJSA

  9. Qualified Mortgage

  10. Qualified Mortgage Insurance Premium

  11. Qualified Personal Residence Trust – QPRT

  12. Qualified Pre-Retirement Survivor Annuity - QPSA

  13. Qualified Reservist

  14. Qualified Retirement Plan

  15. Qualified Terminable Interest Property (QTIP) Trust

  16. Qualified Trust

  17. Qualified Widow Or Widower

  18. Qualifying Annuity

  19. Qualifying Disposition

  20. Qualifying Domestic Trust - QDOT

  21. Qualifying Investment

  22. Qualifying Ratios

  23. Qualifying Relative

  24. Qualifying Widow/Widower

  25. Quality Of Life

  26. Quantity Discount

  27. Quid Pro Quo

  28. Quiet Title

  29. Quitclaim Deed

  30. Rabbi Trust

  31. Ramani Ayer

  32. Rate And Term Refinance

  33. Rate-Improvement Mortgage

  34. Rating

  35. Ratings Service

  36. Readvanceable Mortgage

  37. Reaffirmation

  38. Real Economic Growth Rate

  39. Real Estate Limited Partnership - RELP

  40. Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit - REMIC

  41. Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduits - REMIC

  42. Real Estate Owned - REO

  43. Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act - RESPA

  44. Real Estate Short Sale

  45. Real Income

  46. Real Interest Rate

  47. Real Rate Of Return

  48. Real Value

  49. Realization Multiple

  50. Realized Gain

  51. Realized Loss

  52. Rebate Option

  53. Recapitalization

  54. Recapture

  55. Recapture Clause

  56. Recareering

  57. Recast Trigger

  58. Recency, Frequency, Monetary Value - RFM

  59. Recession Rich

  60. Recharacterization

  61. Recognized Gain

  62. Recognized Loss

  63. Recompense

  64. Reconditioning Reserve

  65. Reconversion

  66. Recording Fee

  67. Recourse

  68. Recourse Loan

  69. Recurring Debt

  70. Red Clause Letter Of Credit

  71. Red Ink

  72. Redeposit

  73. Reduction Certificate

  74. Reference Base Period

  75. Refi Bubble

  76. Refinance Wave

  77. Refinancing Risk

  78. Refund

  79. Refundable Credit

  80. Regional Stock Exchange

  81. Register

  82. Register Of Deeds

  83. Registered Education Savings Plan - RESP

  84. Registered Pension Plan - RPP

  85. Registered Retirement Income Fund - RRIF

  86. Registered Retirement Savings Plan - RRSP

  87. Registered Retirement Savings Plan Contribution - RRSP Contribution

  88. Registered Retirement Savings Plan Deduction - RRSP Deduction

  89. Registered Retirement Savings Plan Deduction Limit - RRSP Deduction Limit

  90. Regressive Tax

  91. Regulation B

  92. Regulation D - Reg D

  93. Regulation Q

  94. Regulation V

  95. Rehabilitation Tax Credit

  96. Rehypothecation

  97. Reimbursable Out-Of-Pocket Costs

  98. Reimbursement Plan

  99. Reinstatement

  100. Reinsurance Sidecar

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