Personal Finance Terms

  1. Tax Swap

  2. Tax Table

  3. Tax Treaty

  4. Tax Umbrella

  5. Tax Wedge

  6. Tax Year

  7. Tax-Advantaged

  8. Tax-Deferred Savings Plan

  9. Tax-Efficient Fund

  10. Tax-Exempt Interest

  11. Tax-Exempt Security

  12. Tax-Free Savings Account - TFSA

  13. Tax-Sheltered Annuity

  14. Taxable Bond

  15. Taxable Estate

  16. Taxable Event

  17. Taxable Gain

  18. Taxable Income

  19. Taxable Preferred Securities

  20. Taxable Spinoff

  21. Taxable Wage Base

  22. Taxation

  23. Taxation Without Representation

  24. Taxes

  25. Taxpayer

  26. Taxpayer Advocate Service

  27. Taxpayer Bill Of Rights (TABOR)

  28. Taxpayer Identification Number - TIN

  29. Taxpayer Relief Act Of 1997

  30. Teacher Retirement System - TRS

  31. Teaser Loan

  32. Teaser Rate

  33. Technical Bankruptcy

  34. Technical Default

  35. Ted English

  36. Telecommunications Consumer Protection Act of 1991 - TCPA

  37. Telefile

  38. Telegraphic Transfer - TT

  39. Telemarketing

  40. Teletax

  41. Temporary Lender

  42. Tenancy At Sufferance

  43. Tenancy At Will

  44. Tenancy By The Entirety

  45. Tenancy In Common

  46. Tenants By Entirety - TBE

  47. Tenants In Common - TIC

  48. Tenement

  49. Term Certain Annuity

  50. Term Certain Method

  51. Term Deposit

  52. Term Life Insurance

  53. Term Loan

  54. Term Sheet

  55. Terminal Year

  56. Terminally Ill

  57. Termination Statement

  58. Terms Of Employment

  59. Testamentary Trust

  60. Testamentary Will

  61. The Coinage Act Of 1792

  62. The Government Pension Investment Fund (Japan)

  63. The Greatest Generation

  64. The Marshall School Of Business - USC

  65. The National Association of College and University Business Officers - NACUBO

  66. The Net Internal Rate Of Return - Net IRR

  67. The Smith Maneuver

  68. Theo Albrecht

  69. Third-Party Claims Administrator

  70. Third-Party Insurance

  71. Third-Party Mortgage Originator

  72. Third-Party Technique

  73. Thomas J. Engibous

  74. Three-Year Rule

  75. Thrift Bank

  76. Thrift Savings Plan - TSP

  77. Through Fund


  79. Tiered-Rate Account

  80. Tight Monetary Policy

  81. Time Deposit

  82. Time Sharing

  83. Time-Based Currency

  84. Timeliness

  85. Timeshare

  86. Tip Income

  87. Title Binder

  88. Title Insurance

  89. Title Loan

  90. To Fund

  91. Tobacco Tax

  92. Tobin Tax

  93. Tokyo Commodity Exchange - TOCOM

  94. Tomijiro Morita

  95. Top Hat Plan

  96. Top Line

  97. Total Cost Of Ownership - TCO

  98. Total Debt Service Ratio - TDS

  99. Total Housing Expense

  100. Total Return

Hot Definitions
  1. Joint Venture - JV

    A business arrangement in which two or more parties agree to pool their resources for the purpose of accomplishing a specific task. This task can be a new project or any other business activity. In a joint venture (JV), each of the participants is responsible for profits, losses and costs associated with it.
  2. Aggregate Risk

    The exposure of a bank, financial institution, or any type of major investor to foreign exchange contracts - both spot and forward - from a single counterparty or client. Aggregate risk in forex may also be defined as the total exposure of an entity to changes or fluctuations in currency rates.
  3. Organic Growth

    The growth rate that a company can achieve by increasing output and enhancing sales. This excludes any profits or growth acquired from takeovers, acquisitions or mergers. Takeovers, acquisitions and mergers do not bring about profits generated within the company, and are therefore not considered organic.
  4. Family Limited Partnership - FLP

    A type of partnership designed to centralize family business or investment accounts. FLPs pool together a family's assets into one single family-owned business partnership that family members own shares of. FLPs are frequently used as an estate tax minimization strategy, as shares in the FLP can be transferred between generations, at lower taxation rates than would be applied to the partnership's holdings.
  5. Yield Burning

    The illegal practice of underwriters marking up the prices on bonds for the purpose of reducing the yield on the bond. This practice, referred to as "burning the yield," is done after the bond is placed in escrow for an investor who is awaiting repayment.
  6. Marginal Analysis

    An examination of the additional benefits of an activity compared to the additional costs of that activity. Companies use marginal analysis as a decision-making tool to help them maximize their profits. Individuals unconsciously use marginal analysis to make a host of everyday decisions. Marginal analysis is also widely used in microeconomics when analyzing how a complex system is affected by marginal manipulation of its comprising variables.
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