An account with minimum balance requirements moneymarketdepacct
Created when a company invests the funds of many investors in diversified portfolios mutualfund
Reduces risk by spreading money among a wide array of investments foliodiversification
Savings for the future by putting money aside before paying monthly bills payyourselffirst
The original amount of money saved or invested principal
The total return on an investment expressed as a percentage of the amount of money saved rateofreturn
A fee charged for the use of property or land rent
The profit or income generated by saving and investing return
The chance of lost from an event that cannot be entirely controlled risk
Accumulation of excess funds by intentionally spending less than you earn saving
Portion of income not spent on consumption savings
An account at a depository institution that is designed to hold money not spent on current consumption savings account
Accounts offered by depository institutions whose main purpose is to help people manage their money savings tools
Have the potential for significant fluctuations in return over a short period of time speculativeinvest
A share of ownership in a company stock

Unit 6: Introduction to Investing Crossword


Investment contracts in which the investor exchanges a sum of money for a series of payments over time. annuities
A loan to a company to finance a wide array of business purposes—from short-term inventory financing to long-term investments in equipment. commercial loan
A method of interest payment. This is calculated by adding the interest earned by the investment to the previously earned interest. Each time interest is added to your savings the next interest amount is compounded on the new balance. compound interest
A combination of two or more corporations engaged in entirely different businesses that fall under one corporate structure. conglomerate
Regularly purchasing stocks or mutual funds, whether they are high or low, by investing a constant dollar amount so that over the long term the high and low prices of the investment products average out. dollar-cost averaging
An employer-sponsored retirement plan that allows a worker to save for retirement while deferring income taxes on the saved money and earnings until withdrawal. 401k
A riskier type of investment with a higher potential for return. Examples include stocks, bonds, and mutual funds growth investment
Subject to fast, extreme changes in price or value. volatile
Planning investments and other transactions to match the money and other assets available to an individual over time to the ways in which they want to spend those assets, including personal consumption, charitable donations, support for family members, and gifts. wealth management
A legal relationship in which one person or company holds property, which can include money, real estate, stocks, bonds, collections, automobiles, and personal possessions for the benefit of another. trust
Accounts that can receive and hold funds for a specific purpose such as retirement, college tuition, or medical expenses. If these accounts are established according to federal tax rules, the owner of the account will not have to pay income taxes on the money placed in them until it is withdrawn tax-deferred accounts
The rule is a simplified way to determine how long an investment will take to double, given a fixed annual rate of interest. By dividing 72 by the annual rate of return, investors can get a rough estimate of how many years it will take for the initial investment to duplicate itself. rule of 72
The chance that the rate of return on an investment will be different from what you expected. risk
Accounts that permit individuals to save and invest funds without paying taxes on the income from the investment as long as the proceeds are eventually applied to legitimate educational expenses at an accredited institution. educational plans
The strategy of pursuing an assortment of investments to minimize the effects of risk and volatility. diversification
Helping individuals or a family determine in advance what will happen to their money and other assets after the death of one or more individuals in the family. estate planning
Describing a future financial goal and computing the kinds of income, savings, and investment that will be necessary to achieve the financial goal. financial planning
A safer type of investment with a lower potential for return but that provides regular incomes to investors. Examples include savings accounts and certificates of deposit. income investment
The percentage return on an investment over a set time period, usually a year. interest rate
The original amount of money a person invests (as opposed to interest). principal
The amount of money gained or lost on an investment relative to the amount of money invested, usually expressed as an annual percentage. rate of return
Anticipating a desired or necessary future income after retirement and then creating a plan for the amount of savings and investment needed to create that future income. retirement planning
A company whose main business is holding securities of other companies purely for investment purposes. The investment company invests money on behalf of shareholders who in turn share in the profits and losses. investment service
The ease with which an investment can be converted into cash. liquidity

11-1: Savings and Investment Worksheet

Matching Worksheet

an institution that collects funds from savers and invests the funds in financial assets. Financial Intermediary
a pool of money managed by an investment company that gathers money from individual investors and purchases a range of financial assets. Mutual Fund
the use of assets to earn income or profit for future benefits. Investment
money lent to businesses to finance the construction of a new factory Economic Investments
the act of an individual putting their savings into a financial asset. Personal Investment
Income not used for consumption. Savings
where long term financial assets are bought and sold. Capital Market
where short term financial assets are bought and sold. Money Market
for buyers buying directly from the issuer. Primary Market
where financial assets are resold Secondary Market
claim on the property of the buyer Financial Asset

Financial Terms Crossword Puzzle


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

Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Fund Crossword


firm or agent that charges a fee for executing buy and sell orders submitted by an investor Broker
Share of the profit dividends
putting your money to use in order to make more money on it Investing
a corporation's written pledge to repay a specified amount of money Corporate Bond
is the written pledge of a government or a municipality to repay a specified sum of money with interest Government Bond
All investments- stocks, bonds, mutual funds that are all bought and sold on the stock exchange Securities
a part of ownership in a business Stock
class of ownership in a corporation that has a higher claim on the assets and earnings than common stock Preferred Stock
A rise in the general level of proves, reduces purchasing power over time Inflation
collection of investments portfolio
The chance that an investment value will decrease Investing Risk
Spreading of risk among many types of investment diversification
Debt obligations of corporations (corporate bond) or state/local gov. (municipal bond) bonds
Stock that pays variable dividend and gives the holders voting rights (board of directors) common stock

personal finance Word Search

Word Search

net worth
mutual fund
generic brand
consumable good
cash income
cash flow
brand name
bank account
capital gain

Personal Finance Vocabulary Two Crossword


A form of lending to a company or the government (city, state, or federal) bond
Facilitates the buying and selling of investments from a stock exchange brokeragefirm
Unearned income received from the sale of an asset above its purchase price capitalgain
An account at a depository institution that is used for a fixed period of time and allows restricted access to the funds deposited certofdeposit
An account that allows quick access to funds for transactions checkingaccount
Earning interest on interest compoundinterest
The purchase of goods and services consumption
Businesses that provide financial services depositoryinstitute
Only completes orders to buy and sell investments discountbrokerage
The share of profits distributed in cash dividend
When you complete a task yourself rather than paying someone else doityourself
Cash set aside to cover the cost of unexpected events emergencysavings
A trained professional that helps people make investing decisions financialadvisor
Offer investment transactions as well as investment advice and a finaincial advisior brokeragefirm
A group of similar stocks and bonds index
A mutual fund that was designed to reduce fees by investing in the stocks and bonds that make up an index indexfund
The rise in the general level of prices inflation

Financial Planning Vocabulary Crossword


the outlay of money usually for income or profit Investment
an objective which is expressed in or based upon money Financial Goals
a way of conceptualizing price changes in the trading of securities Point
an amount of money that is spent on something "bought something" Expenditure
an informal loan arrangment between a bank and a customer allowing the customer to borrow up to a prespecitied amount Line of Credit
the buying of retail merchandise prompted by a whim on seeing the product displayed Impulse Buying
how much a future sum of money is worth today Present Value
a crime where one person uses another person's personal data without their permission. Identity Fraud
company divides its existing shares into multiple shares Stock Split
an individual retirement account is an investing tool used by individuals to earn and earmark funds for retirement savings IRA
first sale of stick by private company to the public IPO
interest calculated on the initial principal and also on the accumulated interest of previous periods of a deposit or loan Compound Interest
paying off of debt with a fixed repayment schedule in regular installments over a period of time Amortization
a money penalty or fine Pecuniary Monies

Personal Finance Chapters 1 and 2 Crossword


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

Financial planning and money management Crossword


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

Unit 6 Vocab Crossword Puzzle


an estimate of income and expenditure for a set period of time budget
a small plastic card issued by a bank, business, etc., allowing the holder to purchase goods or services on credit credit card
a legal agreement where a bank or other creditor lends money at interest in exchange for taking title of the debtor's property mortgage
the goods or merchandise kept on the premises of a business or warehouse and available for sale or distribution stock
arrangement by which a company or government agency provides a guarantee of compensation for specified loss in return for payment of a premium insurance
a deed by which a person is committed to make payment to another bond
an account at a bank against which checks can be drawn by the account depositor checking account
a bank account that earns interest savings account
card issued by a bank allowing the holder to transfer money electronically to another bank account when making a purchase debit card
A state or federal law designed to protect consumers against improperly described goods and services & from unfair trade and credit practices consumer protection
Means of providing benefits to customers money (features)
a detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau credit report
expense that will be the same total amount regardless of changes in the amount of sales, production, or some other activity fixed expense
costs that are easily changed, reduced or eliminated flexible expense
The total of an employee's regular remuneration (including allowances, overtime pay, commissions, and bonuses, and any other amounts) before any deductions are made Gross Pay
the amount one receives after taxes and deductions have been withheld during a pay period Net Pay
an investment program funded by shareholders that trades in diversified holdings and is professionally managed Mutual Fund
an investing tool used by individuals to earn and earmark funds for retirement savings Individual Retirement Account
a federal agency (established in 1914) that administers antitrust and consumer protection legislation in pursuit of free and fair competition in the marketplace Federal Trade Commission
use of a person's private identifying information, usually for financial gain (a crime) Identity Theft
taxes imposed on employers or employees, and are usually calculated as a percentage of the salaries that employers pay their staff Payroll Tax
money paid regularly at a particular rate for the use of money lent, or for delaying the repayment of a debt interest
a comprehensive evaluation of an individual's current pay and future financial state financial plan
goods or services that are not necessary but that we desire/ Wants
goods or services that are required needs
the loss of potential gain from other alternatives when one alternative is chosen opportunity cost