Type
Word Search
Description

late
bank
monthly payment
spending limit
grace period
cycle date
due date
purchase history
cash advance
schumer box
APR
fee
transaction
mastercard
visa
cash
consolidate
general purpose card
balance
available credit
minimum payment
loan
charge card
store card
debit card
interest
credit card

Credit vs Debit Word Search

Type
Word Search
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

Financial Literacy Word Search

Type
Word Search
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 Cards Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

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 Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

bankruptcy
credit bureaus
credit report
credit rating
credit history
capital collateral
capacity
character
down payment
collateral
capital
loans
schumer box
balance transfer fee
cash advance fee
pay by phone fee
access check fee
over the limit fee
late fee
annual fee
annual percentage rate
finance charge
grace period
due date
minimum payment
service credit
open end credit
closed end credit
line of credit
principal
creditor
credit

Credit Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

schumer box
credit investigation
pre approved
credit application
over the limit fee
late payment fee
annual fee
penalty apr
balance transfers
prime rate
variable rate apr
introductory rate
credit report
credit score
creditworthines
abbual percentage rate
open end credit
closed end credit
borrower
lender
credit

CREDIT CROSSWORD

Type
Crossword
Description

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

credit & debt vocabulary Crossword

Type
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Description

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

Credit Cards Crossword

Type
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Description

All Northwest credit cards come with no _____ fee. Annual
With the Rewards Visa, customers earn one point per ____ they spend on net retail purchases. Dollar
The Rewards Visa offers a ____ APR based on creditworthiness. Variable
The Rewards Visa ____ is as low as 8.49%. APR
A ____ APR is applied when an account is 60 days late. Penalty
The Classic Visa is the only card that comes with a ____ APR for purchases, balance transfers and cash advances. Fixed
The Northwest Visa is great for customers looking to repair or establish ____. Credit
Tiered APR's are based on the applicants FICO score at the time of the application, also referred to as the ____ Score. Pricing
For both cards, balance transfer and cash advance fees are either $10.00 or 3% the amount of the transfer, whichever is ____. Greater
The Northwest Visa can have an APR as ____ as 10.99%. Low

Budgets Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a yearly fee for having an open account. The lower the fee, the better: no fee is the best annual fee
in addition to any ATM fees, this is a fee for withdrawing cash on your own credit account cash advanced fee
Your credit limit is the maximum amount you can borrow at any one time. Exceed this and a fee will be applied to your own account each time you go over your limit Over the limit
the amount of time before interest starts accumulating on charged purchases. Be sure the lender receives your payment before the grace period ends. Grace period
if possible, avoid setup fees or maintenance fees if you don's use the card. Check the terms of your agreement other fees
longer loans typically have lower payments but accumulate more interest, while shorter loans do the reverse. loan term
a charge to process your loan. lower is better; none is best of all. origination fee
always check before making a loan commitment to know about any extra charges if you make early payments prepayment penatly
money you can pay upfront toward the purchase to reduce the loan amount. Some car and mortgage loans will require a down payment for approval. down payment
some lenders offer interest rate discounts as incentives. For example, you might have a lower rate if you make automatic bank transfer payments. discount points