Personal Finance Terms

  1. Social Security Administration - SSA

  2. Social Security Benefits

  3. Social Security Number - SSN

  4. Social Security Tax

  5. Social Security Trust Fund

  6. Social Welfare System

  7. Society of Actuaries (SOA)

  8. Soft Commissions

  9. Soft Inquiry

  10. Soft Metrics

  11. Soft Paper Report

  12. Soft Sell

  13. Sole Proprietorship

  14. Solidarity Tax

  15. Solvency Capital Requirement

  16. Sotheby's

  17. Sovereign Credit Rating

  18. Sovereign Debt

  19. Special Assessment Tax

  20. Special Finance

  21. Special Item

  22. Special Needs Child

  23. Special Needs Trust

  24. Special Revenue Fund

  25. Special Warranty Deed

  26. Specific-Shares Method

  27. Specified Investment Flow-Through Tax - SIFT

  28. Spending Phase

  29. Spice Trader

  30. Split Payroll

  31. Split-Funded Annuity

  32. Spoofing

  33. Spot Loan

  34. Spousal Beneficiary Rollover

  35. Spousal IRA

  36. Spousal Stripping

  37. Sprinkling Provision

  38. Squatter

  39. Squeeze

  40. Stability And Growth Pact - SGP

  41. Stafford Loan

  42. Stagflation

  43. Stagnation

  44. Standalone Profit

  45. Standard & Poor's - S&P

  46. Standard & Poor's 500 Index - S&P 500

  47. Standard & Poor's Underlying Rating - SPURs

  48. Standard Auto Insurance

  49. Standard Deduction

  50. Standard Mileage Rate

  51. Standard of Value

  52. Standby Line of Credit

  53. Standing Loan

  54. Standing Mortgage

  55. Startup

  56. Startup Capital

  57. State Guaranty Fund

  58. State Income Tax

  59. State Medicaid Program

  60. Stated Income / Stated Asset Mortgage - SISA

  61. Statement Of Changes In Net Assets Available For Pension Benefits

  62. Statement Of Retained Earnings

  63. Statement Stuffer

  64. Static Budget

  65. Status Symbol

  66. Statute of Frauds

  67. Statutory Debt Limit

  68. Statutory Employee

  69. Statutory Liability

  70. Statutory Reserves

  71. Statutory Stock Option

  72. Staycation

  73. Stealth Taxes

  74. Step-Up In Basis

  75. Sterile Investment

  76. Steve Ballmer

  77. Steve Cohen

  78. Steve Forbes

  79. Sticky Wage Theory

  80. Stipend

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

  82. Stock Appreciation Right - SAR

  83. Stock Compensation

  84. Stock Keeping Unit - SKU

  85. Stock Savings Plan

  86. Stock-For-Stock

  87. Stop Payment

  88. Store Of Value

  89. Stored-Value Card

  90. Straight Credit

  91. Straight Life Annuity

  92. Stranger-Owned Life Insurance - STOLI

  93. Strategic Default

  94. Strategic Gap Analysis

  95. Strategic Joint Venture

  96. Straw Buyer

  97. Straw Buying

  98. Stretch Annuity

  99. Stretch IRA

  100. Stripped MBS

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