Personal Finance Terms

  1. China Credit Information Service - CCIS

  2. Chip Card

  3. Christmas Club

  4. Christy Walton

  5. Citizenship Test

  6. Civil Service Retirement System - CSRS

  7. Civilian Labor Force

  8. Claims Adjuster

  9. Claims Reserve

  10. Clash Reinsurance

  11. Clean Sheeting

  12. Clean-Up Requirement

  13. Cleantech

  14. Cleanup Fund

  15. Clear Business Setting Test

  16. Clear Title

  17. Clear-Space Clause

  18. Clearance Certificate

  19. Cleared Funds

  20. Click And Mortar

  21. Click-Through Rate (CTR)

  22. Client Base

  23. Client Centric

  24. Client Facing

  25. Cliff Vesting

  26. Clifford Trust

  27. Clone Fund

  28. Close Corporation Plan

  29. Closed Corporation

  30. Closed-End Credit

  31. Closed-End Lease

  32. Closed-End Mortgage

  33. Closely Held Stock

  34. Closing

  35. Closing Bell

  36. Closing Costs

  37. Closing Entry

  38. Closing Points

  39. Closing Statement

  40. Clunker

  41. CMBX Indexes

  42. CMG Plan

  43. Co-Applicant

  44. Co-borrower

  45. Co-branded Card

  46. Co-Insurance

  47. Co-mortgagor

  48. Co-pay

  49. Co-Tenancy Clause

  50. Coaster

  51. Cobranding

  52. Codicil

  53. Coinsurance Formula

  54. Coinsurer

  55. Cold Calling

  56. Collaborative Consumption

  57. Collateral

  58. Collateral Value

  59. Collateral Value Insurance

  60. Collateralization

  61. Collectible

  62. Collection Agency

  63. Collective Bargaining

  64. College Of Insurance

  65. Collision Insurance

  66. Combat Pay

  67. Combination Agency

  68. Combination Loan

  69. Combined Loan To Value Ratio - CLTV Ratio

  70. Combined Ratio

  71. Combined Statement

  72. Commercial Bank

  73. Commercial Credit

  74. Commercial Forgery Policy

  75. Commercial Health Insurance

  76. Commercial Lines Insurance Pricing Survey - CLIPS

  77. Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS)

  78. Commercial Multiple Peril Policy

  79. Commercial Property Floater

  80. Commercial Property Insurance

  81. Commercial Property/Casualty Market Index Survey

  82. Commercial Visa

  83. Commercialization

  84. Commission

  85. Commission Broker

  86. Commission House

  87. Commissioners Standard Industrial Mortality Table

  88. Commissioners Standard Ordinary Mortality Table

  89. Commissioners' Annuity Reserve Valuation Method - CARVM

  90. Commissioners' Values

  91. Commitment Fee

  92. Committed Capital

  93. Committed Credit Line

  94. Committed Facility

  95. Committee On Payment And Settlement Systems - CPSS

  96. Commoditize

  97. Commodity Pool Operator - CPO

  98. Common Policy Declarations

  99. Common Resource

  100. Common Size Income Statement

Hot Definitions
  1. Takeover

    A corporate action where an acquiring company makes a bid for an acquiree. If the target company is publicly traded, the acquiring company will make an offer for the outstanding shares.
  2. Harvest Strategy

    A strategy in which investment in a particular line of business is reduced or eliminated because the revenue brought in by additional investment would not warrant the expense. A harvest strategy is employed when a line of business is considered to be a cash cow, meaning that the brand is mature and is unlikely to grow if more investment is added.
  3. Stop-Limit Order

    An order placed with a broker that combines the features of stop order with those of a limit order. A stop-limit order will be executed at a specified price (or better) after a given stop price has been reached. Once the stop price is reached, the stop-limit order becomes a limit order to buy (or sell) at the limit price or better.
  4. Pareto Principle

    A principle, named after economist Vilfredo Pareto, that specifies an unequal relationship between inputs and outputs. The principle states that, for many phenomena, 20% of invested input is responsible for 80% of the results obtained. Put another way, 80% of consequences stem from 20% of the causes.
  5. Pareto Principle

    A principle, named after economist Vilfredo Pareto, that specifies an unequal relationship between inputs and outputs. The principle states that, for many phenomena, 20% of invested input is responsible for 80% of the results obtained. Put another way, 80% of consequences stem from 20% of the causes.
  6. Budget Deficit

    A status of financial health in which expenditures exceed revenue. The term "budget deficit" is most commonly used to refer to government spending rather than business or individual spending. When referring to accrued federal government deficits, the term "national debt” is used.
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