Personal Finance Terms

  1. Subprime Credit

  2. Subprime Credit Card

  3. Subprime Lender

  4. Subprime Loan

  5. Subprime Market

  6. Subprime Meltdown

  7. Subprime Mortgage

  8. Subprime Rates

  9. Subrogation

  10. Subscription Agreement

  11. Substandard Health Annuity

  12. Substandard Insurance

  13. Substantial Gainful Activity - SGA

  14. Substantially Equal Periodic Payment - SEPP

  15. Substitute

  16. Substitute Return

  17. Substitution Effect

  18. Subvented Lease

  19. Succession

  20. Sudden Wealth Syndrome (SWS)

  21. Suggestive Selling

  22. Summa Cum Laude

  23. Sundry Income

  24. Sunrise Industry

  25. Super Bowl Indicator

  26. Super Sinker

  27. Superannuation

  28. Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan - SERP

  29. Supplemental Security Income - SSI

  30. Supply Chain

  31. Surcharge

  32. Surplus Spending Unit

  33. Surrender Charge

  34. Surrender Fee

  35. Surrender Period

  36. Surrender Rights

  37. Surtax

  38. Survival Analysis

  39. Suspended Loss

  40. Swap Network

  41. Sweat Equity

  42. Swingline Loan

  43. Syndicate

  44. Synthetic Lease

  45. Synthetic Letter Of Credit

  46. Systematic Investment Plan - SIP

  47. Systematic Withdrawal Schedule

  48. T. Boone Pickens

  49. Taft-Hartley Act

  50. Tag-Along Rights

  51. Tailored Advertising

  52. Takaful

  53. Take-Home Pay

  54. Take-Out Commitment

  55. Take-Out Loan

  56. Tandem Loan

  57. Tandem Plan

  58. Tangible Net Worth

  59. Tangible Personal Property

  60. Target Cash Balance

  61. Target Market

  62. Target Return

  63. Target-Benefit Plan

  64. Target-Date Fund

  65. TARP Bonuses

  66. Tax Accounting

  67. Tax Advisor

  68. Tax And Price Index - TPI

  69. Tax Arbitrage

  70. Tax Attribute

  71. Tax Avoidance

  72. Tax Base

  73. Tax Benefit

  74. Tax Bracket

  75. Tax Break

  76. Tax Cheat

  77. Tax Clawback Agreement

  78. Tax Code

  79. Tax Court

  80. Tax Credit

  81. Tax Deduction

  82. Tax Deed

  83. Tax Deferred

  84. Tax Drag

  85. Tax Equity And Fiscal Responsibility Act Of 1982 - TEFRA

  86. Tax Evasion

  87. Tax Exempt

  88. Tax Expense

  89. Tax Fairness

  90. Tax Fraud

  91. Tax Free

  92. Tax Freedom Day

  93. Tax Gain/Loss Harvesting

  94. Tax Haven

  95. Tax Home

  96. Tax Identification Number - TIN

  97. Tax Incidence

  98. Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act of 2005 - TIPRA

  99. Tax Indexing

  100. Tax Liability

Hot Definitions
  1. Ascending Triangle

    A bullish chart pattern used in technical analysis that is easily recognizable by the distinct shape created by two trendlines. In an ascending triangle, one trendline is drawn horizontally at a level that has historically prevented the price from heading higher, while the second trendline connects a series of increasing troughs.
  2. National Best Bid and Offer - NBBO

    A term applying to the SEC requirement that brokers must guarantee customers the best available ask price when they buy securities and the best available bid price when they sell securities.
  3. Maintenance Margin

    The minimum amount of equity that must be maintained in a margin account. In the context of the NYSE and FINRA, after an investor has bought securities on margin, the minimum required level of margin is 25% of the total market value of the securities in the margin account.
  4. Leased Bank Guarantee

    A bank guarantee that is leased to a third party for a specific fee. The issuing bank will conduct due diligence on the creditworthiness of the customer looking to secure a bank guarantee, then lease a guarantee to that customer for a set amount of money and over a set period of time, typically less than two years.
  5. Degree Of Financial Leverage - DFL

    A ratio that measures the sensitivity of a company’s earnings per share (EPS) to fluctuations in its operating income, as a result of changes in its capital structure. Degree of Financial Leverage (DFL) measures the percentage change in EPS for a unit change in earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT).
  6. Jeff Bezos

    Self-made billionaire Jeff Bezos is famous for founding online retail giant Amazon.com.
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