Personal Finance Terms

  1. Catastrophe Futures

  2. Catastrophe Insurance

  3. Catastrophe Loss Index - CLI

  4. Catastrophic Illness Insurance

  5. Catch-Up Contribution

  6. Caveat Emptor

  7. Cedent

  8. Ceding Company

  9. Ceiling

  10. Central Bank

  11. Central Guarantee Fund

  12. Central Loss Fund

  13. Central Provident Fund - CPF

  14. Central Purchasing

  15. Certain And Continuous

  16. Certificate Of Insurance

  17. Certificate Of Title

  18. Certified Annuity Specialist - CAS

  19. Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist - CAMS

  20. Certified Bank Auditor - CBA

  21. Certified Check

  22. Certified Consumer Debt Specialist - CCDS

  23. Certified Data Processor - CDP

  24. Certified Financial Planner - CFP

  25. Certified Financial Statement

  26. Certified Fraud Examiner - CFE

  27. Certified Fund Specialist - CFS

  28. Certified Information Systems Auditor - CISA

  29. Certified Insolvency And Reorganization Accountant - CIRA

  30. Certified Internal Auditor - CIA

  31. Certified Public Accountant - CPA

  32. Certified Senior Consultant - CSC

  33. Certified Treasury Professional - CTP

  34. Cession

  35. Chaebol Structure

  36. Chain Of Title

  37. Chain Store Sales

  38. Chain-Weighted CPI

  39. Challenger Job-Cut Report

  40. Chamber Of Commerce

  41. Chapter 12

  42. Chapter 13

  43. Chapter 9

  44. Character Loan

  45. Charge And Discharge Statement

  46. Charge Card

  47. Charge-Off

  48. Chargeable Gain

  49. Chargeback

  50. Charging Order

  51. Charitable Contributions Deduction

  52. Charitable Donation

  53. Charitable Gift Annuity

  54. Charitable Gift Life Insurance

  55. Charitable Lead Trust

  56. Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust

  57. Charitable Remainder Trust

  58. Charitable Split-Dollar Insurance Plan

  59. Charles Biderman

  60. Charles M. Cawley

  61. Charles Milhaud

  62. Charlie Ergen

  63. Charter

  64. Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)

  65. Chartered Asset Manager - CAM

  66. Chartered Financial Consultant - ChFC

  67. Chartered Insurance Professional - CIP

  68. Chartered Life Underwriter - CLU

  69. Chartered Portfolio Manager - CPM

  70. Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor - CRPC

  71. Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist (CRPS)

  72. Chartered Trust And Estate Planner

  73. Chartered Wealth Manager - CWM

  74. Chattel Mortgage

  75. Cheap Jack

  76. Check

  77. Check Clearing For The 21st Century Act - Check 21

  78. Check Conversion

  79. Check Hold

  80. Check Representment

  81. Check Safekeeping

  82. Checkbook

  83. Checking Account

  84. Child And Dependent Care Credit

  85. Child Support

  86. Child Tax Credit

  87. Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

  88. China Credit Information Service - CCIS

  89. Chip Card

  90. Christmas Club

  91. Citizenship Test

  92. Civil Service Retirement System - CSRS

  93. Civilian Labor Force

  94. Claims Adjuster

  95. Claims Reserve

  96. Clash Reinsurance

  97. Clean Sheeting

  98. Clean-Up Requirement

  99. Cleantech

  100. Cleanup Fund

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