Personal Finance Terms

  1. Stagnation

  2. Standalone Profit

  3. Standard & Poor's - S&P

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

  5. Standard & Poor's Underlying Rating - SPURs

  6. Standard Deduction

  7. Standard Mileage Rate

  8. Standard of Value

  9. Standby Line of Credit

  10. Standing Loan

  11. Standing Mortgage

  12. Startup

  13. Startup Capital

  14. State Guaranty Fund

  15. State Income Tax

  16. State Medicaid Program

  17. Stated Income / Stated Asset Mortgage - SISA

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

  19. Statement Of Retained Earnings

  20. Statement Stuffer

  21. Static Budget

  22. Status Symbol

  23. Statute of Frauds

  24. Statutory Debt Limit

  25. Statutory Employee

  26. Statutory Liability

  27. Statutory Reserves

  28. Statutory Stock Option

  29. Staycation

  30. Stealth Taxes

  31. Step-Up In Basis

  32. Sterile Investment

  33. Steve Ballmer

  34. Steve Forbes

  35. Sticky Wage Theory

  36. Stipend

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

  38. Stock Appreciation Right - SAR

  39. Stock Compensation

  40. Stock Keeping Unit - SKU

  41. Stock Savings Plan

  42. Stock-For-Stock

  43. Stop Payment

  44. Store Of Value

  45. Stored-Value Card

  46. Straight Credit

  47. Straight Life Annuity

  48. Stranger-Owned Life Insurance - STOLI

  49. Strategic Default

  50. Strategic Gap Analysis

  51. Strategic Joint Venture

  52. Straw Buyer

  53. Straw Buying

  54. Stretch Annuity

  55. Stretch IRA

  56. Stripped MBS

  57. Stripper

  58. Strong Sell

  59. Stuart A. Miller

  60. Student Debt

  61. Student Loan Forgiveness

  62. Student Loan Interest Deduction

  63. Student Visa

  64. Subchapter S (S Corporation)

  65. Subcontracting

  66. Subject Offer

  67. Subjective Theory Of Value

  68. Sublease

  69. Subordination Agreement

  70. Subprime

  71. Subprime Auto Loan

  72. Subprime Borrower

  73. Subprime Credit

  74. Subprime Credit Card

  75. Subprime Lender

  76. Subprime Loan

  77. Subprime Market

  78. Subprime Meltdown

  79. Subprime Mortgage

  80. Subprime Rates

  81. Subrogation

  82. Subscription Agreement

  83. Substandard Health Annuity

  84. Substandard Insurance

  85. Substantial Gainful Activity - SGA

  86. Substantially Equal Periodic Payment - SEPP

  87. Substitute

  88. Substitute Return

  89. Substitution Effect

  90. Subvented Lease

  91. Succession

  92. Sudden Wealth Syndrome (SWS)

  93. Suggestive Selling

  94. Summa Cum Laude

  95. Sundry Income

  96. Sunrise Industry

  97. Super Bowl Indicator

  98. Super Sinker

  99. Superannuation

  100. Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan - SERP

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