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smallest amout of money you can pay to avoid a late fee minimum payment
the day that you have to pay your bill due date
the amount of money that is available for you to spend on your credit card Credit Available
The maximum amount of money you can charge on your credit card credit limit
the amount of interest you pay for borrowing money finance charge
the date that your statement is printed statement date
a card that allows you to buy now and pay later credit card
a card that is used to make purchases using money in your checking account debit card
the amount you currently owe your creditor balance
the date in which a purchase or credit shows up on your credit card statement posted
the once a year cost of owning a credit card annual fee
the yearly interest rate charded on credit card balances Annual Percentage Rate
the period of time after a payment deadline when the borrower can pay without a late fee grace period

CREDIT CROSSWORD

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This is the three-digit number that summarizes how well a person has handled credit and debt. credit score
This is the amount available to be charged to a credit card. available credit
This is the maximum amount that can be charged to a credit card. credit limit
The total cost of borrowing, including interest and fees. finance charge
A compilation of the credit history of an individual, from which a credit score is generated. credit report
The annual interest rate you will be charged if you carry balances on a credit card. annual percentage rate
When your payment must be made in order to avoid a late payment fee. due date
Exceeding the amount that is allowed to be charged on a credit card. overlimit
You might be charged this if your payment is not made on time. late fee
The lowest amount required to be paid to satisfy your current bill. minimum payment
Someone who signs an agreement to pay your loan if you default. cosigner
A credit reporting agency. credit bureau
This is charged yearly for use of a particular credit card. annual fee

Financial Literacy Crossword

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a sum of money that is borrowed and expected to be paid back with interest in a specified time frame Loan
the amount charged, expressed as a percentage of principal, by a lender to a borrower for the use of assets Interest Rate
the annual rate that is charged for borrowing Annual Percentage Rate
a card that allows customers to access their funds immediately from their checking account Debit Card
a card that can be used at a store, restaurant, online, etc. that allows the cardholder to make a purchase immediately but then pay back the money later Credit Card
a card that usually does not charge interest; however it requires the cardholder to pay off his/her balance in full every month Charge Card
contains information about your credit such as loan paying history and the status of your credit accounts. Lenders use these reports to make lending decisions Credit Report
the sense of regret after buying something Buyers Remorse
allows you to track your income and your expenses Budget
a nonprofit-making money cooperative whose members can borrow from pooled deposits at low interest rates Credit Union
an amount of money that you owe to a person, bank, or company Debt

Credit Cards Crossword

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Any card that may be used repeatedly to borrow money or buy products and services on credit. Creditcards
Any card that may be used repeatedly to borrow money or buy products and services on credit. Debitcards
A payment made to a professional person or to a professional or public body in exchange for advice or services. Fees
A current medium of exchange in the form of coins and banknotes; coins and banknotes collectively Money
The fee charged by a lender to a borrower for the use of borrowed money, usually expressed as an annual percentage of the principal; the rate is dependent upon the time value of money, the credit risk of the borrower, and the inflation rate. Interest
The amount of money owed to the credit card company. CreditcardBalance
A place where you can keep your money safe Bankaccount
When you don't pay bills on time Badcredit
When you pay your bills on time Goodcredit
A contractual agreement in which a borrower receives something of value now and agrees to repay the lender at some later date. Credit
When a person you work for or your boss pays you not in cash Check
A price that one has to pay Bill
When you put money or a check into your acount deposit
The record of use of debt. Credithistory
A bank account equally shared by two or more people Jointaccount
Charged by a credit card company each year for use of a credit card. Annualfee
A three digit number that summarizes how well a person or business has handled debt and credit Creditscore
The total cost of borrowing, including interest and fees, expressed in a dollar amount. financecharge
Consumers or businesses seek legal assistance when bills cannot be paid. Bankruptcy
An amount owed Debt

Banking Terms Crossword

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Bank branch offices, hours of operation, availability of ATM Location
Direct deposit, automatic payments, overdraft protects, online banking, discounts or free checking for students Special Features
Monthly charges, per check costs, printing of checks, balance inquiry cost, ATM checks Fees
Minimum balance, holding period for deposited checks Restrictions
An payment system where bills are paid through direct withdrawal from a bank account Automatic Payment
A financial cooperative owned by its members to serve its members. It offers the same financial services as a bank Credit Union
Allow customers to get cash and conduct banking transactions ATM
An account that allows you to deposit money and write checks on that account. Checking Account
The amount of money currently in an account Balance
A business that keeps money safe fro its customers, lends money to borrowers, and provides other financial services Bank
A banking card that can be used to purchase goods and services electronically. The amount is transferred immediately. Debit Card
The least amount of money a bank requires when opening an account Minimum Deposit
The money put into a bank account Deposit
A savings or checking account set up in the names of more than one person Joint Account
The money a bank pays for the use of a person’s money. Interest is referred to in terms of annual percentage rate (APR) Interest
Tells how much money you currently have in your account (account balance) Inquiry
A secret number or code that protects the security of an account PIN
An amount of money taken out of an account Withdrawal
A bank account that allows you to put money away to use later. The bank pays interest in exchange for the use of the money in the account Savings Account
Business done with a bank, including deposits, and withdrawals Transaction
A bank employee who performs banking services for the public, such as cashing checks and accepting deposits Teller

Credit Cards Crossword

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A plastic card issued by a bank or business for a purchase on credit. Credit card
The lowest amount able to pay when paying of debt. Minimum payment
The next best alternative that is given up when a choice is made. Opportunity cost
A general increase in prices Inflation
The amount you have to pay on your credit card at any given time. Balance
The name of a popular credit card. Visa
Events recorded on the statement , such as purchases, fees, etc. Transactions
The person using the credit card, borrowing the money. Borrower
Credit cards, debit cards, or prepaid cards are examples of this. Payment card
A type of financial institution that will provide all types of banking services. Credit union
Receive cash, goods, or services now and pay for them in the future. Credit
A person to whom money is owed. Another name for lender. Creditor
Maximum amount of money a creditor will allow a credit user to borrow. Credit limit
Fee charged per year for use of the card. Annual fee
The last date on which transactions are posted to the statement. Statement Closing Date
The cash received when money is borrowed on a credit card. Cash advance
Agreeing to be responsible for another person's loan payments if that person fails to make them. Cosigning
One of the three C's of credit Character
A single number that helps lenders decide how responsible you are Credit score
A confidential report on a consumer's payment history Credit report
Annual Percentage Rate of Interest equals ? APR
A state of being in so much debt that you are legally declared unable to pay your creditors in full. Bankruptcy
Fees that you pay for lateness, missing a payment, etc. Penalty fees
The amount of days given to pay your bill Grace period
Your card is used illegally Unauthorized purchase

Unit D Business Math Crossword

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interest that a company charges to a credit card account for not paying the total due finance charge
the finance charge method that is based on the portion of the previous balance you have not paid unpaid balance
the finance charge method that is based on the daily balance average daily balance
a fee assessed if you don't pay your credit card bill on time late fee
a loan that you repay with ONE payment single payment
the total amount you must repay on a loan maturity value
the amount of money that you borrow principal
the amount of time for which the loan is granted term
interest based on 360 day year ordinary
interest based on a 365 day year exact
a loan you repay in EQUAL payments installment
a portion of the cash price of the item you are purchasing before financing the rest down payment
the portion of the cash price that you owe are making the down payment amount financed
an index showing the cost of borrowing money on a yearly basis annual percentage rate

Financial Literacy Word Search

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Description

minimum payment
lender
late fee
interest
grace period
delinquency
credit score
credit report
credit limit
credit card
collection account
borrower
annual percentage rate
annual fee
withdrawal
transfer
transaction
service charge
overdraft
online banking
minimum balance
financial institution
direct deposit
deposit
debit card
credit union
checking account
Check register
Balance
ATM

Credit vs Debit Word Search

Type
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Description

ATM card
Average daily balance
Minimum payment
annual percentage rate
Daily finance charge
Previous payments
New purchases
cash advance limit
Cash advance
Annual fee
Late fee
Grace period
Finance charge
Outstanding balance
Payment due date
Interest rate
Charge
credit limit
debit card
credit card
credit

Credit Card Terminology Crossword

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The once-a-year cost of owning a credit card. Annual Fee
The yearly interest rate charged on outstanding credit card balances. Annual Percentage Rate
An amount of money. Balance
A reporting agency that collects information on consumer credit usage. Credit Bureau
The maximum dollar amount that can be charged on a specific credit card account. Credit limit
A financial institution's evaluation of an individual's ability to manage debt. Credit Score
The time a borrower is allowed after a payment is due to make that payment without adding to the interest owed. Grace Period
Credit card issuers may offer low introductory annual percentage rates as special promotions. Introductory Rate
The lowest amount of money that you are required to pay on your credit card statement each month in order to keep the account in good standing. Minimum Payment
A banking service that allows you to link your checking account to your credit card; protects you from overdraft penalties or bounced checks in the case of insufficient funds. Overdraft Protection

credit & debt vocabulary Crossword

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fee charged by a credit card company for the use of their credit card annual fee
cost of borrowing money on an annual basis; takes into account the interest rate and other related fees on a loan APR
tool used to finance a purchase credit card
preferred method of debt repayment; includes a list of all debts organized from smallest to largest balance; minimum payments are made to all debts except for the smallest, which is attacked with the largest possible payments debt snowball
type of card, often bearing the seal of a major credit card company, issued by a bank and used to make purchases. unlike a credit card, the money comes directly from a checking account; also called a check card debit card
act of combining all debts into one monthly payment, typically extending the terms and the length of time required to pay the debt debt consolidation
a fee for the cost of credit or borrowing finance charge
process by which the holder of a mortgage sells the property of a homeowner who has not made interest and/or annual payments on the time as stipulated in the mortgage contract forclose
time period during which a borrower can pay full balance of credit due with no finance charges grace period
interest rate charged to a customer during the initial stages of a loan introductory rate
amount of money a credit card company issues to the borrower credit limit
a decline in the value of property; opposite of appreciation depreciation
a long-term rental agreement, and a form of secured long-term debt lease
the length of a loan loan term
information that has been passed on but is not true myth
your belief system; the way you see or perceive things paradigm
expense that a taxpayer is allowed to deduct from a taxable income; examples include money paid as home mortgage interest and charitable donations tax deduction