Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

An amount of money borrowed that is expected to be paid back with interest. Loan
The amount of money you borrow from a lender. Loan Principal
The length of time it will take to completely pay off the loan. Loan Term
The process of paying down debt. Loan Amortization
Demonstrates how each payment affects the loan. Amortization Table
The amount charged on top of the principal of a loan. Interest
Set, consistent interest rates for the entire loan term. Fixed Rate
Allows the interest rate to vary throughout the term of the loan. Variable Rate
Some type of property you own that you offer as security in order to obtain a loan. Collateral
Repay with a series of monthly payments. Installment Loans
Don't require collateral. Unsecured Loan
Borrow money to cover college education costs. Student Loan
Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA

Financial Literacy Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Unit D Business Math Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Credit Cards Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

Financial Aid Cross Word Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

If a student fails to repay a student loan on time, the student is in ____________. Default
The acronym for the amount of money a student and his/her family are expected to pay toward college expenses as determined by the FAFSA, also known as the Expected Family Contribution. EFC
One of the standardized tests that students generally take junior year of high school that is used by colleges to evaluate an applicant’s academic skills and abilities. ACT
The type of loan where the U.S. Department of Education does NOT pay the interest while you are in college. Unsubsidized
The type of loan where the U.S. Department of Education pays the interest while you are in college. Subsidized
The name of Federal low-interest loans for eligible students to help cover the cost of college or career school (HINT: it starts with the letter "s"). Stafford
Federal loans that parents of undergraduate students can sometimes use to help pay for their child's college or career school. PLUS
Your primary area of study chosen for college. Major
The name of the campus office that makes the decision about your acceptance to their school. Admissions
An area of interest studied at the same time as a major; however, fewer courses are required. Minor
Federal grant program providing need-based grants to low-income students. PELL
Type of college degree given if you complete four years of full-time study. Bachelor
Type of college degree earned if you complete two years of full-time study. Associate
The acronym for the application that you will fill out your senior year to apply for financial aid. FAFSA
The person at a college who helps students decide what classes to take, what major to pursue, and that makes sure student have fulfilled all graduation requirements. Advisor
The acronym for the report that a student receives after their FAFSA is processed. It is the report that is sent to your college, also known as a Student Aid Report. SAR
The legal document a student loan borrower must sign when he/she receives a loan. This document lists the terms for repayment of the loan, including interest. Promissory Note
This type of college or university is NOT run by the state and is generally smaller and more expensive. Private
The office at a college that is in charge of your financial aid, bills, and payments (HINT: It starts with the letter “b”). Bursar
The total cost to attend college before financial aid, including tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other living expenses (Hint: Acronym is “COA”). Cost of Attendance
A program that allows students to take a part-time campus job as part of their financial aid package. Work Study
Colleges/universities that are ran and regulated by the state or federal government. Public
The general term for money you borrow from the government, a bank or another source that need to be paid back, usually over an agreed period of time. Loan
Generally, a student that is taking more than 12 credit hours of classes is considered to be a _______ student versus part time student. Fulltime
The period of time following graduation when a student is NOT expected to start paying his/her loans back yet is known as a “______ period.” Grace
What we wish grew on trees!! Money
A kind of "gift aid" — financial aid that doesn’t have to be paid back and that is usually awarded based on financial need. Grant
The name of the official document that your high school guidance counselor will send to your colleges that lists the classes that you have taken and your grades. Transcript

Credit and Loans Crossword

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Crossword
Description

a portion of the purchase price that one must pay at the beginning of a loan down payment
a fee for the right to use someone else's money interest
money that a lender makes available to a borrower with the understanding that the borrower will repay the money in the future credit
someone who agrees to sign loan documents and repay the loan if the primary person doesn't pay cosigner
to stop making payments default
a legal contract you must sign when you agree to the terms of a loan loan contract
the date on which a loan will be completely repaid maturity date
a loan in which an asset is pledged as collateral in order to obtain the loan secured loan
pledged assets collateral
a loan that does not require assets to be pledged against the loan, called a signature loan unsecured loan
credit that is used for a specific purchase allowing borrower to make monthly payments to pay it off installment credit
credit that allows consumers to borrow up to a pre-set maximum amount (ex:credit card) revolving open-end credit
a pre-set maximum amount to which you can borrow on a credit card credit limit

Personal Finance Definitions Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Personal Finance Chapters 1 and 2 Crossword

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Crossword
Description

All of the decisions and activities of an individual or family regarding their money, including spending, saving, budgeting, etc. Personal Finance
An obligation of repayment owed by one party (debtor/borrower) to a second party (creditor/lendor) Debt
A fee paid by a borrower to the lender for the use of borrowed money Interest
The granting of a loan and the creation of a debt; any form of deferred payment Credit
A system by which goods and services are produced and distributed Economy
A person or organization that buys/uses goods or services Consumer
A debt evidenced by a "note," which specifies the principal amount, interest rate, and date of repayment Loan
The knowledge and skillset necessary to be an informed consumer and manage finances effectively Financial Literacy
Interest paid on interst previously earned Compound Interest
An account that generates interest income on the available balance in the account Interest-Bearing
The five steps to financial success Five Foundations
The persistent increase in the cost of goods and services or the persistent decline in the purchasing power of money Inflation
Saving money over time for a large purchase Sinking Fund
A savings account that is set aside to be used only for emergency expenses Emergency Fund
A rate which is either charged (on debt) or paid (on investment accounts) for the use of money Interest Rate

Personal Finance Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Income, especially when of a company or organization and of a substantial nature. Revenue
An estimate of income and expenditure for a set period of time Budget
The proportion of a loan is charged as interest to the borrower, typically expressed as an annual percentage of the loan outstanding. Interest Rates
Money paid regularly at a particular rate of the use of money lent, or for delaying the repayment of a debt. Interest
The capital raised by a business or a corporation through the issue and subscription of shares. Stocks
A certificate issued by a government or a public company promising to repay borrowed money at a fixed rate of interest at a specified time Bonds
A system of money in general use in a particular country. Currency
Borrow (a sum of money or item of property). Loan
Expend money with the expectation of achieving a profit or material result by putting it into financial schemes, shares, or property, or by using it to develop a commercial venture. Investing
Money received, especially on a regular basis, for work or through investments. Income
Pay out (money) in buying or hiring goods and services. Spending
The money one has saved, especially through a bank or official scheme. Savings
The ability of a customer to obtain goods or services before payment, based on the trust that payment will be made in the future. Credit

Banking Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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 Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Credit as a one-time loan that you will pay back over a specified period of time in payments of equal amounts. Closedend Credit
A time in which no finance charges will be added to your account. Grace Period
maximum amount of money a creditor will allow a credit user to borrow. Line of Credit
The income you recieve Net income
Credit as a loan with a certain limit on the amount of money you can borrow for a variety of goods and services. Openend credit
The interest computed only on the principal, the amount you borrow. Simple Interest
A portion of the total cost of an item that must be paid at the time of purchase. Down Payment
The cost of credit on a yearly basis, expressed as a percentage. Annual Percentage Rate
The total dollar amount you pay to use credit. Finance charge
Agreeing to be responsible for loan payments if the other person fails to make them. Consigning
A measure of a person's ability and willingness to make credit payments on time Credit rating
A legal process in which some or all of the assets of a debtor are distributed among the creditors because the debtor is unable to pay his or her debts. Bankruptcy