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A plan for spending and saving money based on a person's goals during a given time period BUDGET
the average cost of a variety of expenses for living, such as rent or home costs, transportation costs, insurance, food, and utilities COST OF LIVING
the entire amount of money a person owes to lenders DEBT
expenses that are a exact amount every time FIXEDEXPENSES
The amount of money you earn before deductions. GROSS INCOME
payment for the use of money INTREST
Buying items with out need, on a whim. IMPULSEBUYING
amount of a paycheck that a person can actually spend; essentially gross income minus any payroll deduction NETINCOME
money set aside for short or long-term goals SAVINGS
fees placed on income, property, or goods to support government programs TAXES

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Spending Plan Vocabulary Crossword

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Money spent to fullfill a want or need expense
Something that is taken away or subtracted, Usally it is referring to money being taken out of a paycheck deduction
The amount of wages or salary earned before any money is taken out for taxes or other payroll deductions Gross Income
Money recieved or earned income
Take home pay Net income
When income is greater than expenses Net gain
When income is less than expenses Net loss
The portion of current income not spent on consumption Savings
A document used to record both an actual income and expenses over a period of time. Another word for this is budget. Spending plan
The five largest expense categories in a spending plan. Includes savings, insurance, housing, transportation, and food. These expenses are taken out of net income. Major Expenditures
a popular and very effective saving strategy that says to set aside a portion of money (10-20% of net income is recommended) for saving each time a person is paid before using any of the money for spending. Pay Yourself First
is a process individuals engage in to achieve long-term financial success while having a quality standard of daily living Financial Planning
These expenses can vary each month in the amount owed and are not contractual. Flexible Expenses
Theses expenses may have a fixed amount due each month and are contractual. You will lose something if you do not pay them. Fixed Expenses

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Financial Literacy Crossword

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Money paid to the government for services tax
Tax paid to the government based on the money you earn income tax
Money added to the cost of items and services when an item is purchased sales tax
Tax paid on houses, cars, boats or land property tax
Total amount of income BEFORE taxes are taken out Gross Income
Amount left on your paycheck AFTER taxes are taken out Net Income
An organized plan on spending and saving money Budget
Card issued by a bank that allows the user to purchase goods and services immediately and pay later - charges an interest rate credit card
Card issued by bank that allows user immediate access to money they have in their account Debit Card
Expenses equal income balanced budget
Put money into an account deposit
Take money out of an account withdrawl

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Reading A Paycheck Stub Crossword

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Lists paycheck deductions as well as other important info paycheck stub
The employee's full name, address, and social security # personal info
Total amount of money earned during the pay period before deductions gross pay
total amount of money left after all deductions are taken out net pay
The amount of money deducted from the gross pay for taxes, medicare, or benefits deductions
The % deducted from an individual's paycheck to assist in funding the state state withholding tax
Federal Insurance Contribution Act fica
Nation's retirement program, provides retirement income for the elderly and pays disability social security
The nation's healthcare program for the elderly and disabled medicare
The amount an employee contributes each pay period to a retirement plan retirement plan
The amount taken from your paycheck for medical benefits medical
The amount by laws for employers to withhold from earned wages federal tax
Totals of all deductions from January 1st to the day of the pay period year to date
Length of time for which an employee's wages are calculated pay period
Compulsory charges imposed on citizens by local, state, and federal governments taxes
Collects federal taxes, issues regulations, and enforces tax laws written by the U.S. irs
Employers directly deposit employee's paycheck into the employee's authorized account direct deposit
Electronically carries the employee's net pay payroll card
Used to determine the amount of federal taxes withheld from the paycheck allowence
A person who relies on the tax payer for financial support dependent

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Math Crossword Puzzle

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the money you pay based on the money you earn income tax
the money taken out of your paycheck payroll tax
the money you earn income
money you owe such as taxes expense
money added on to every purchase you make sales tax
money you pay for all the land you own property tax
when your income is 0 balance
an identification card that allows you to pay later credit card
an identification card that takes money out of your bank account after a purchase debit card
a range of prices that shows how much money you can spend budget
the money you earn before expenses gross income
the money you earn after expenses net income

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Financial planning and money management Crossword

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managing day-to-day money to pay bills, buy food, save Budgeting
The most expensive way to borrow unless repaid in full at the end of the month. Credit Card
A pot of money that can be used to cover unexpected spending,loss of income or other unexpected financial problems is called Emergency Fund
making plans to meet short- and long-term needs. Financial planning
the process of managing money(budgeting,saving,investing) money management
a loan to help people buy houses or flats. They are offered by banks and can last for 30years mortgage
the amount a person earns after deductions have been taken by goverment for tax and national income net income
a target; something that the individual wants or needs to achieve objective
offered by banks, building societies and some specialist firms. It is paid back with interest over a short time. Personal loan
the most common form (in the UK) of collective fund, allowing many investors to pool their money together unit trust

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Taxes and Paychecks Crossword

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What is the other name for the Federal Insurance Contribution Act? FICA
The amount taken from the employees paycheck for medical benefits? MEDICAL
What type of withholding tax is used to assist in funding government agencies within states? STATE
The length of time for which an employee's wages are calculated? PAYPERIOD
What tax is based on 6.2% of employees gross income? SOCIALSECURITY
What type of tax is based on 1.45% of employees gross income? MEDICARE
Totals of all deductions which have been withheld from Jan. 1 to the last day of the pay period? YEARTODATE
What is used to list paycheck deductions? PAYCHECKSTUB
What is the total amount of money earned during the pay period before deductions? GROSSPAY
What pay is the total amount of money left over after all deductions? NET
What is subtracted from the gross pay? DEDUCTIONS
What type of withholding tax is required by law to withhold from wages to pay taxes? FEDERAL
What plan do employees contribute to each period? RETIREMENT
Who is responsible for handling the paycheck? EMPLOYEE
What is the most secure paying method? DIRECTDEPOSIT
What are charges imposed on citizens by governments? TAXES
What is the service that collects federal taxes? IRS
What is used to determine the amount of federal taxes withheld from the paycheck? ALLOWANCE
What is a person who relies on the taxpayer for financial support? DEPENDENT
A driver's license, passport, and birth certificate are all forms of what? DOCUMENTATION

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Personal Finance Definitions Crossword

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expenses beyond your regular monthly spending (Emergencies, vacations, social events, repairs, major purchases). Short-term needs
expenses that are costly and need years of planning and saving. Long-term needs
cash allowances awarded to students to help pay for education costs Scholarships
money may be borrowed for your education in the form of student loans
All students loans are combined into one large loan, which results in one monthly payment, rather than many payments. Loan consolidation
Forms of educational funding that do not have to be repaid and usually do not require students to maintain certain standards Grants
students can work at the campus or other college location to earn money work-study
the amount of money you deposit into your savings account principal
a deposit that earns a fixed interest rate for a specified length of times certificate of deposit
a measure of how quickly you can get your cash without loss of value. Liquidity
the date on which an investment becomes due for payment. maturity date
type of savings account that offers a more competitive interest rate than a regular savings account money market account
you are guaranteed not to lose your savings deposit, even if the blank or other financial institution fails and goes out of business safety of principal
your net pay is electronically deposited into your bank account direct deposit
represent money you have authorized your bank or other organization to move from one account to another at regular intervals Automatic deductions
a plan in which you authorize your employer to make automatic deductions from your paycheck each pay period payroll savings plan

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Unit 4 review Crossword

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all income that a business receives over time Revenue
the cost of operating a business Expenses
provides detailed plans for the financial needs of many Budget
plans income and expenses from the beginning of a new business or a major business expansion until it becomes profitable Start-up budget
describes the financial plan for ongoing operations of a business for a specific period Operating Budget
an estimate of the actual money received and paid out for a specific period Cash budget
used to record and analyze the financial performance of a business Financial Records
a report that covers the revenue and net income or loss for a specific period Income Statement
the financial record of employee compensation, deductions and compensation Payroll
refers to the day-to-day financial activities associated with using limited income to satisfy your unlimited needs and wants Money Management
the difference between a persons assets and liabilities Net Worth
any difference between actual spending and budgeted amounts Budget Variance
a report that summarizes your current financial condition and sets a direction for future financial activities Financial Plan
supervises and regulates member banks to help banks serve the public efficiently Federal reserve system
offer a wide variety of financial services Commercial Bank
used for ATM transactions Debit Card
a written notice that tells the bank not to pay a certain check Stop payment order
the storing of money for future use Saving
using your savings to earn more money Investing
the ease with which an investment can be changed into cash without using its value Liquidity
the price at which stocks are being bought and sold Market Value
the difference between the price at which you can currently sell your house and the amount owed on the mortgage Equity

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Financial Terms Crossword Puzzle

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When you’re investing or saving, this is the interest that you earn on the amount you deposit, plus any interest you’ve accumulated over time. Compoundinterest
A number used by banks and other financial institutions to measure a borrower’s credit worthiness. FICOscore
The difference between your assets and liabilities. networth
The process by which you choose what proportion of your portfolio you’d like to dedicate to various asset classes, based on your goals, personal risk tolerance and time horizon. Assetallocation
Commonly referred to as fixed-income securities. Bonds
The increase in the value of an asset or investment — like a stock or real estate — above its original purchase price. Capitalgains
The process of buying or selling securities over time in order to maintain your desired asset allocation. Rebalancing
Also called equities or shares. Stocks
This is the process of paying off your debt in regular installments over a fixed period of time. Amortization
A type of mortgage in which the interest you pay on your outstanding balance rises and falls based on a specific benchmark. ARM
An account held by an impartial third party on behalf of two parties in a transaction. Escrow
A mortgage that carries a fixed interest rate for the entire life of the loan. Fixed-rate mortgage
Employer-sponsored retirement plans, such as pensions, in which the employer promises a specified retirement benefit based on a formula that may include an employee’s earnings history, length of employment and age. Defined-benefit plans
Companies often use these as management incentives. stockoptions
The payments you make to an insurance company in return for protection from financial losses within the scope of your policy. Premium
Used to determine your taxable income, minus any additional IRS-qualified deductions that you’re eligible to take. AGI
A person who is financially dependent on your income, typically a child or an adult relative you may support. Dependent
A standard amount that can be used to reduce your taxable income if you decide not to itemize your deductions. Standarddeduction
A qualified expense that the IRS allows you to subtract from your adjusted gross income, which further reduces your taxable income. Itemizeddeduction
A type of policy that provides additional liability coverage beyond what your home, auto or boat insurance may provide. Umbrellainsurance

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Budgeting Crossword

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An essential item required for life. Need
Something unnecessary, but desired. Want
A fundamental belief about what is desirable, worthwhile, and important to an individual. Value
A spending plan for managing money during a given period of time. Budget Plan
Money earned through employment and investments. Income
An amount of money spent to buy goods and services for yourself. Expense
An amount of money that is the same each time you pay. Fixed Expense
Costs that change in amount each time they are paid. Variable Expense
Something owed to another - an obligation. Debt
A debt for which you are liable for - financial obligation. Liabilities
A value that is owned. Assets
To divide/distribute as necessary. Allocate
Ability to pay all debts. Solvent
Inability to pay all debts. Insolvent
The amount by which assets exceeds liabilities. Net Worth
Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Time Bound SMART

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