Personal Finance Terms

  1. Sticky Wage Theory

  2. Stipend

  3. Stock And Warrant Off-Balance Sheet R&D - SWORD

  4. Stock Appreciation Right - SAR

  5. Stock Compensation

  6. Stock Keeping Unit - SKU

  7. Stock Savings Plan

  8. Stock-For-Stock

  9. Stop Payment

  10. Store Of Value

  11. Stored-Value Card

  12. Straight Credit

  13. Straight Life Annuity

  14. Stranger-Owned Life Insurance - STOLI

  15. Strategic Default

  16. Strategic Gap Analysis

  17. Strategic Joint Venture

  18. Straw Buyer

  19. Straw Buying

  20. Stretch Annuity

  21. Stretch IRA

  22. Stripped MBS

  23. Stripper

  24. Strong Sell

  25. Stuart A. Miller

  26. Student Loan Interest Deduction

  27. Student Visa

  28. Subchapter S (S Corporation)

  29. Subcontracting

  30. Subject Offer

  31. Subjective Theory Of Value

  32. Sublease

  33. Subordination Agreement

  34. Subprime

  35. Subprime Auto Loan

  36. Subprime Borrower

  37. Subprime Credit

  38. Subprime Credit Card

  39. Subprime Lender

  40. Subprime Loan

  41. Subprime Market

  42. Subprime Meltdown

  43. Subprime Mortgage

  44. Subprime Rates

  45. Subrogation

  46. Subscription Agreement

  47. Substandard Health Annuity

  48. Substandard Insurance

  49. Substantial Gainful Activity - SGA

  50. Substantially Equal Periodic Payment - SEPP

  51. Substitute

  52. Substitute Return

  53. Substitution Effect

  54. Subvented Lease

  55. Succession

  56. Sudden Wealth Syndrome (SWS)

  57. Suggestive Selling

  58. Summa Cum Laude

  59. Sundry Income

  60. Sunrise Industry

  61. Super Bowl Indicator

  62. Super Sinker

  63. Superannuation

  64. Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan - SERP

  65. Supplemental Security Income - SSI

  66. Supply Chain

  67. Surcharge

  68. Surplus Spending Unit

  69. Surrender Charge

  70. Surrender Fee

  71. Surrender Period

  72. Surrender Rights

  73. Surtax

  74. Survival Analysis

  75. Suspended Loss

  76. Swap Network

  77. Sweat Equity

  78. Swingline Loan

  79. Syndicate

  80. Synthetic Lease

  81. Synthetic Letter Of Credit

  82. Systematic Investment Plan - SIP

  83. Systematic Withdrawal Schedule

  84. T. Boone Pickens

  85. Taft-Hartley Act

  86. Tag-Along Rights

  87. Tailored Advertising

  88. Takaful

  89. Take-Home Pay

  90. Take-Out Commitment

  91. Take-Out Loan

  92. Tandem Loan

  93. Tandem Plan

  94. Tangible Net Worth

  95. Tangible Personal Property

  96. Target Cash Balance

  97. Target Market

  98. Target Return

  99. Target-Benefit Plan

  100. Target-Date Fund

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