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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

Budgeting Crossword

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Form of planning and policy development considering resource constraints Budgeting
Long-term, broad plans ranging from 2 to 30 years, with 5 to 10 years being most typical Strategicplan
A debt for which you are liable for - financial obligation Liabilities
Something unnecessary, but desired Want
Money earned through employment and investments Income
The amount by which assets exceeds liabilities Networth
Something owed to another - an obligation Debt
An amount of money that is the same each time you pay Fixedexpense
A value that is owned Assets
To divide/distribute as necessary Allocate
Inability to pay all debts Insolvent
A spending plan for managing money during a given period of time Budgetplan
Costs that change in amount each time they are paid Variableexpense
An essential item required for life Need
An amount of money spent to buy goods and services for yourself Expense
Ability to pay all debts Solvent
One of the benefits of budgeting is realistic performance ____________ targets
The fact or quality of being different, divergent, or inconsistent Variance

Accounting Terms: Back to Basics Crossword

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describes the sources and uses of cash for a reporting period Statement of cash flows
charge for using money until repaid at a future date Interest
security that represents ownership in a corporation; holders exercise control by electing a board of directors and voting on corporate policy Common stock
amount by which a company's value exceeds the value of its individual assets and liabilities Goodwill
class of ownership in a corporation that has a higher claim on its assets and earnings than common stock Preferred stock
net sales minus cost of goods sold Gross profit
record within an accounting system where increases and decreases in a specific asset, liability, equity, revenue, or expense are entered and stored Account
process of allocating the cost of an intangible asset to expense over its estimated useful life Amortization
an entry that increases asset and expense accounts, and decreases liability, equity ad revenue accounts Debit
income statement, balance sheet, statement of changes in owner’s equity, and statement of cash flows Financial statements
customers and other individuals and organizations who owe a company Debtors
journal entry at the end of an accounting period to bring an asset or liability account to its proper amount and update the related expense or revenue account Adjusting entry
total cost of an asset less its accumulated depreciation Book value
an asset created by selling products or services on credit Accounts receivable
method to assign cost to inventory that assumes items are sold in the order acquired FIFO
entity created by law and separate from its owners Corporation
inflows of assets in exchange for products and services provided to customers as part of a company’s operations Revenues
length of time an asset will be productively used in the operations of a business Useful life
occurs when expenses exceed revenues Net loss
merchandise a company owns and expects to sell in its normal operations Inventory
estimate of amount to be recovered at the end of an asset's useful life Salvage value
expense created by allocating the cost of plant and equipment to periods in which they are used; represents the expense of using an asset Depreciation
resources owned or controlled by a company that provide expected future benefits to the company Assets
a liability created by buying products or services on credit Account payable
obligations due to be paid or settled within the longer of one year of the operating cycle Current liabilities
equals a corporation’s accumulated net income (loss) for all prior periods that has not been distributed to shareholders Retained earnings

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

Chapter 8 Crossword

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An orderly program for spending, saving, and investing the money you receive. FINANCIAL PLAN
Expenses that may change according to needs and short-term goals. VARIABLE
Amounts of money owed to others, also known as debts. LIABILITIES
Expenses that remain constant and cannot be easily changed or removed from a budget. FIXED
When income exceeds expenses, the difference is called a(n) ________. CASH SURPLUS
When you subtract your debts from the total amount of things you own, the difference is known as NETWORTH
Money you have to spend as you wish—after all required taxes and deductions disposable income
A(n) _________ is an organized plan whereby you match your expected income with expenses and savings. budget
Items of value that a person owns. assets
When you subtract your debts from the total amount of things you own, the difference is known as... net worth
Disposable income minus all obligated payments. Discretionary income

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

Show Me the Money!! Crossword

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Description

Services such as water, heating, and electricity ultilites
The value of an investment or loan on date before the end of the term present value
The value of an investment or loan Principal
Someone who rents accommodations tenant
A feature of a calculator that is used for financial calculations TMV
The value of an investment or loan at the end of the term Future value
The percent by which an investment increases or decreases in value over a given time Growth rate
The number that is multiplied by the principal when calculating its accumulated value Growth factor
Total earning before deductions Growth earnings
Total assets (wealth) minus total liabilites (debt) Net worth
Total earnings less all payroll deductions from a total area Net earnings
Regularly occuring expenses that are the same from on time period to the next Fixed expenses
A series of equal payments or deposites paid at regular intervals over a fixed period of time annutity
The rate at which the value of an item increases over time. Appreciation rate
Expenses shared by all owners of a condominium complex common fees
An organized income spending plan budget
The time frame for which the calculation of a morgage payment is determined amoritizations period
A person or organization that lends money creditor
To sell an invenstment at a value less than its usual price discount
The rate at which the value of an item decreases over time Depreciation rate
The interest paid on the principal and its accumulating interest compund interest
The length of time for which interest is calcuated before being accumulated compounding period
A single loan obtained to pay off multiple loans consolidation loan
Half the monthy payment is paid every two weeks accelerated bi-weekly payment
One quarter of the monthly payment is paid each week accelerated weekly payment
Expenses that may change in frequency and/or amount from one time period to the next. i.e. food variable expenses

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

Finance Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Rights
Lease
Variable
Sale
Profit
Partnership
Expenses
Leverage
Liability
Investor
Equality
Dividend
Loan
Default
Debit
Credit Card
Credit History
Corporation
Capital
Business Plan
Audit
Asset
Annual Meeting
Job
Banking
Economics
Financial Affairs
Investment
Commerce
Accounts
Business
Manage
Budget
Money
Bank

Financial Terms Crossword

Type
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Description

Intermittent sum of money paid to investors as a return on their investment Dividend
Receives a Commission Agent
NZ tax system; Pay As You Earn PAYE
The increase in an assets value Capital Gain
Money that is owed Debt
In addition to someones salary or wage Bonus
Assets less liabilities Wealth
Received by an artist in recognition of their original work Royalty
Guaranteed annual remuneration Salary
A possession of value that can be held against debt Asset
Financial protection against the loss of value through some mishap. Insurance
The amount owed on an asset. Liability
Pay before Taxes Gross Pay
Pay after taxes Net Pay
Agency responsible for recovering taxes in NZ IRD
What you own of a publicly listed company Shares

Credit Cards Crossword

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Description

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