Personal Finance Terms

  1. Buy-Up

  2. Buydown

  3. Buyer's Market

  4. Buyer's Option

  5. Buzzword Bingo

  6. Bypass Trust

  7. Cafeteria Plan

  8. Caisse Populaire

  9. Calendar Year

  10. Calendar Year Accounting Incurred Losses

  11. Calendar Year Experience

  12. Call Deposit Account

  13. Call Report

  14. CalPERS

  15. Camouflage Compensation

  16. Canada Education Savings Grant - CESG

  17. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation - CMHC

  18. Canada Pension Plan - CPP

  19. Canada Revenue Agency - CRA

  20. Canada Savings Bond - CSB

  21. Canada's New Stock Exchange - CNQ

  22. Canadian Council Of Insurance Regulators - CCIR 

  23. Canadian Deposit Insurance Corporation - CDIC

  24. Canadian Institute Of Actuaries - CIA

  25. Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation - CMHC

  26. Canadian Rollover Mortgage

  27. Cancelable Insurance

  28. Canceled Check

  29. Cancellation Of Debt - COD

  30. Cancellation Provision Clause

  31. Cantor Futures Exchange

  32. Cap

  33. Capital Budgeting

  34. Capital Commitment

  35. Capital Flows

  36. Capital Funding

  37. Capital Gain

  38. Capital Gains Distribution

  39. Capital Gains Exposure - CGE

  40. Capital Gains Tax

  41. Capital Gains Treatment

  42. Capital Improvement

  43. Capital Injection

  44. Capital Investment

  45. Capital Loss Carryover

  46. Capital Pool Company (TSX Venture)

  47. Capital Project

  48. Capital Rationing

  49. Capital Stock Insurance Companies

  50. Capital Tax

  51. Capital Transfer Tax

  52. Capitalization Of Earnings

  53. Capitalized Cost Reduction

  54. Capitalized Interest

  55. Capitated Contract

  56. Capitation Payments

  57. Capped Rate

  58. Captive Agent

  59. Captive Insurance Company

  60. Captive Real Estate Investment Trust

  61. Car Allowance Rebate System - CARS

  62. Car Title Loan

  63. Carbon Dioxide Tax

  64. Card Recovery Bulletin

  65. Cardholder Agreement

  66. Career-Ending Move

  67. Carl Icahn

  68. Carlos Slim

  69. Carryover Basis

  70. Carte Blanche

  71. Cascade Tax

  72. Cash Accumulation Method

  73. Cash Advance

  74. Cash Allowance

  75. Cash Awards

  76. Cash Back

  77. Cash Balance Pension Plan

  78. Cash Basis

  79. Cash Basis Taxpayer

  80. Cash Budget

  81. Cash Card

  82. Cash Earnings Per Share - Cash EPS

  83. Cash Equity

  84. Cash Flow Statement

  85. Cash Flow Underwriting

  86. Cash For Caulkers

  87. Cash For Clunkers

  88. Cash For Refrigerators

  89. Cash In Advance

  90. Cash Or Deferred Arrangement - CODA

  91. Cash Refund Annuity

  92. Cash Surrender Value

  93. Cash Wages

  94. Cash-Out Refinance

  95. Cash-Value Life Insurance

  96. Cashless Exercise

  97. Casualty And Theft Losses

  98. Casualty Insurance

  99. Cat Spread

  100. Catastrophe Excess Reinsurance

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