Personal Finance Terms

  1. Section 1256 Contract

  2. Section 1341 Credit

  3. Section 179

  4. Section 988

  5. Secure Electronic Transaction - SET

  6. Secure Option ARM

  7. Secured Card

  8. Secured Creditor

  9. Secured Debt

  10. Securities Fraud

  11. Securities Industry Regulatory Authority - SIRA

  12. Securitization

  13. Security Deposit

  14. Security Interest

  15. Seed Capital

  16. Segregated Disclosures

  17. Select Mortality Table

  18. Self Employed Contributions Act Tax - SECA Tax

  19. Self-Amortizing Loan

  20. Self-Build Insurance

  21. Self-Directed IRA - SDIRA

  22. Self-Directed RRSP

  23. Self-Employed

  24. Self-Employed Person

  25. Self-Employment Tax

  26. Self-insure

  27. Seller Financing

  28. Seller-Financed Sale

  29. Seller-Paid Points

  30. Selling Out Of Trust

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

  32. Senior Bank Loan

  33. Separate Account

  34. Separate Return

  35. Sequence Risk

  36. Series A Financing

  37. Series B Financing

  38. Serious Delinquency

  39. Service Certificates

  40. Service Corps Of Retired Executives - SCORE

  41. Servicemen's Readjustment Act

  42. Servicing Fee

  43. Set-Off Clause

  44. Settlement Date

  45. Settlement Statement

  46. Severance Package

  47. Severance Pay

  48. Severance Tax

  49. Shadow Inventory

  50. Shadow Rating

  51. Shai Agassi

  52. Share Draft

  53. Share Of Wallet - SOW

  54. Share-Draft Account

  55. Shared Equity Finance Agreements

  56. Shared Equity Mortgage

  57. Shared-Appreciation Mortgage - SAM

  58. Shareholder Value Transfer - SVT

  59. Shell Corporation

  60. Shell Lease

  61. Sheriff's Sales

  62. Shoestring

  63. Short Refinance

  64. Short Sell Against the Box

  65. Short Tax Year

  66. Short-Term Loss

  67. Short-Term Paper

  68. Shotgun Clause

  69. Showrooming

  70. Shrinkage

  71. Side Collateral

  72. Signature Loan

  73. Signing Bonus

  74. Silent Automatic Lien

  75. Silent Bank Run

  76. Silent Partner

  77. Silent Second Mortgage

  78. Siliconaires

  79. Silver Parachute

  80. Simple Interest

  81. Simple Interest Bi-Weekly Mortgage

  82. SIMPLE IRA

  83. Simple-Interest Mortgage

  84. Simplified Employee Pension - SEP (Simplified Employee Pension IRA)

  85. Simultaneous Closing - SIMO

  86. Sin Tax

  87. Single Filer

  88. Single Interest Insurance

  89. Single Net Lease

  90. Single-Life Payout

  91. Single-Premium Deferred Annuity - SPDA

  92. Single-Premium Life Insurance

  93. Six Forces Model

  94. Sixteenth Amendment

  95. Skimming

  96. Skip Account

  97. Skip-Payment Mortgage

  98. Sliding Scale Fees

  99. Slumburbs

  100. Small And Midsize Enterprises - SME

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