Personal Finance Terms

  1. Showrooming

  2. Shrinkage

  3. Side Collateral

  4. Signature Loan

  5. Signing Bonus

  6. Silent Automatic Lien

  7. Silent Bank Run

  8. Silent Partner

  9. Silent Second Mortgage

  10. Siliconaires

  11. Silver Parachute

  12. Simple Interest

  13. Simple Interest Bi-Weekly Mortgage

  14. SIMPLE IRA

  15. Simple-Interest Mortgage

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

  17. Simultaneous Closing - SIMO

  18. Sin Tax

  19. Single Filer

  20. Single Interest Insurance

  21. Single Net Lease

  22. Single-Life Payout

  23. Single-Premium Deferred Annuity - SPDA

  24. Single-Premium Life Insurance

  25. Six Forces Model

  26. Sixteenth Amendment

  27. Skimming

  28. Skip Account

  29. Skip-Payment Mortgage

  30. Sliding Scale Fees

  31. Slumburbs

  32. Small And Midsize Enterprises - SME

  33. Small Business Administration - SBA

  34. Small Business Development Center - SBDC

  35. Small Business Investment Company - SBIC

  36. Small Business Job Protection Act Of 1996

  37. Small Business Lending Index - SLBI

  38. Small Corporate Offering Registration - SCOR

  39. Small Office/Home Office - SOHO

  40. Small Saver Certificate - SSC

  41. Smishing

  42. Snowball

  43. Soccer Mom Indicator

  44. Social Audit

  45. Social Capital

  46. Social Commerce

  47. Social Entrepreneur

  48. Social Good

  49. Social Identity

  50. Social Impact Statement

  51. Social Media

  52. Social Media Marketing (SMM)

  53. Social Media Optimization (SMO)

  54. Social Sciences

  55. Social Security

  56. Social Security Act

  57. Social Security Administration - SSA

  58. Social Security Benefits

  59. Social Security Number - SSN

  60. Social Security Tax

  61. Social Security Trust Fund

  62. Social Welfare System

  63. Society of Actuaries (SOA)

  64. Soft Commissions

  65. Soft Inquiry

  66. Soft Metrics

  67. Soft Paper Report

  68. Soft Sell

  69. Sole Proprietorship

  70. Solidarity Tax

  71. Solvency Capital Requirement

  72. Sotheby's

  73. Sovereign Credit Rating

  74. Sovereign Debt

  75. Special Assessment Tax

  76. Special Finance

  77. Special Item

  78. Special Needs Child

  79. Special Needs Trust

  80. Special Revenue Fund

  81. Special Warranty Deed

  82. Specific-Shares Method

  83. Specified Investment Flow-Through Tax - SIFT

  84. Spending Phase

  85. Spice Trader

  86. Split Payroll

  87. Split-Funded Annuity

  88. Spoofing

  89. Spot Loan

  90. Spousal Beneficiary Rollover

  91. Spousal IRA

  92. Spousal Stripping

  93. Sprinkling Provision

  94. Squatter

  95. Squeeze

  96. Stability And Growth Pact - SGP

  97. Stafford Loan

  98. Stagflation

  99. Stagnation

  100. Standalone Profit

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