Personal Finance Terms

  1. Restrictive Covenant

  2. Restructuring Charge

  3. Resume

  4. Retail Banking

  5. Retail Credit Facility

  6. Retail Industry ETF

  7. Retail Investor

  8. Retail Lender

  9. Retail Prices Index - RPI

  10. Retail Sales

  11. Retaliatory Eviction

  12. Retention Bonus

  13. Retention Ratio

  14. Retention Tax

  15. Retirement

  16. Retirement Contribution

  17. Retirement Income Certified Professional - RICP

  18. Retirement Income Fund - RIF

  19. Retirement Method of Depreciation

  20. Retirement Money Market Account

  21. Retirement of Securities

  22. Retirement Planner

  23. Retirement Planning

  24. Retirement Readiness

  25. Retroactive Interest Rate Increase

  26. Return

  27. Return On Capital Gains

  28. Return On Research Capital - RORC

  29. Return Protection

  30. Returnment

  31. Revenue

  32. Revenue Act Of 1862

  33. Revenue Agent's Report - RAR

  34. Revenue Deficit

  35. Revenue Ruling

  36. Reverse Culture Shock

  37. Reverse Exchange

  38. Reverse Morris Trust

  39. Reverse Mortgage

  40. Reversionary Annuities

  41. Revocable Beneficiary

  42. Revocable Line Of Credit

  43. Revocable Trust

  44. Revoked IRA

  45. Revolving Account

  46. Revolving Credit

  47. Revolving Door

  48. Revolving Loan Facility

  49. Revolving Underwriting Facility - RUF

  50. REX Agreement

  51. RHS Loan

  52. Riba

  53. Rider

  54. Right Of Foreclosure

  55. Right Of Redemption

  56. Right Of Rescission

  57. Ring Fence

  58. Risk Capital

  59. Risk Participation

  60. Risk-Based Deposit Insurance

  61. Risk-Based Mortgage Pricing

  62. Risk-Weighted Assets

  63. Robber Barons

  64. Robo-Signer

  65. Roll In

  66. Rolling EPS

  67. Rollover

  68. Rollover IRA

  69. Rollover Mortgage

  70. Roth 401(k)

  71. Roth IRA

  72. Roth IRA Conversion

  73. Roth Option

  74. Rothschild

  75. Rubber Check

  76. Rule 72(t)

  77. Rule Of 78

  78. S&P Core Earnings

  79. Sacred Cow

  80. Sacrifice Ratio

  81. Safe Deposit Box

  82. Salary Freeze

  83. Salary Reduction Contribution

  84. Salary Reduction Simplified Employee Pension Plan - SARSEP

  85. Sales Comparison Approach - SCA

  86. Sales Lead

  87. Sales Meeting

  88. Sales Mix

  89. Sales Mix Variance

  90. Sales Per Share

  91. Sales Per Square Foot

  92. Sales Price Variance

  93. Sales Tax

  94. Sales To Cash Flow Ratio

  95. Sallie Mae - Student Loan Marketing Association

  96. Salomon Brothers

  97. Same Property Rule

  98. Same-Day Funds

  99. Same-Store Sales

  100. Sandwich Generation

Hot Definitions
  1. Federal Reserve Note

    The most accurate term used to describe the paper currency (dollar bills) circulated in the United States. These Federal Reserve Notes are printed by the U.S. Treasury at the instruction of the Federal Reserve member banks, who also act as the clearinghouse for local banks that need to increase or reduce their supply of cash on hand.
  2. Benchmark Bond

    A bond that provides a standard against which the performance of other bonds can be measured. Government bonds are almost always used as benchmark bonds. Also referred to as "benchmark issue" or "bellwether issue".
  3. Market Capitalization

    The total dollar market value of all of a company's outstanding shares. Market capitalization is calculated by multiplying a company's shares outstanding by the current market price of one share. The investment community uses this figure to determine a company's size, as opposed to sales or total asset figures.
  4. Oil Reserves

    An estimate of the amount of crude oil located in a particular economic region. Oil reserves must have the potential of being extracted under current technological constraints. For example, if oil pools are located at unattainable depths, they would not be considered part of the nation's reserves.
  5. Joint Venture - JV

    A business arrangement in which two or more parties agree to pool their resources for the purpose of accomplishing a specific task. This task can be a new project or any other business activity. In a joint venture (JV), each of the participants is responsible for profits, losses and costs associated with it.
  6. Aggregate Risk

    The exposure of a bank, financial institution, or any type of major investor to foreign exchange contracts - both spot and forward - from a single counterparty or client. Aggregate risk in forex may also be defined as the total exposure of an entity to changes or fluctuations in currency rates.
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