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A number assigned to a person that indicates to lenders their capacity to repay a loan Credit Score
An amount of money given to the borrower for a set period of time. Loan
The amount of income earned before payroll deductions, such as FICA tax for Social Security and Medicare Gross Income
The amount the insured must pay before the insurance company pays a claim. Deductible
Grants people the right to know what's in their credit report Fair Credit Reporting Act
Prevents scare tactics from debt collectors Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Employee's Withholding Allowance credit used by the employer to calculate the amount of tax W-4 Form
Earnings made after taxes are deducted Net pay
A long term loan extended to someone who buys property Mortgage
An arrangement to receive cash, goods, or services now and pay for them later Credit
An entity to which money is owed Creditor
Car loans Fixed Expense
Food and Clothing Variable Expense

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Paycheck Basics Crossword

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Amount subtracted from gorss pay Deductions
wages going directly to employee's bank account from eemployer's Direct Deposit
Federal Insurance Contribution Act: including social security and medicare FICA
Form used to prove citizenship Form I-9
States the amount of money earned and taxes paid throughout the previous year: wage and tax statement Form W-2
Determines the amount of money withheld for taxes: Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate Form W-4
Total amount of money earned before payroll withholdings Gross Income
Health program for disabled and elderly Medicare
Amount of check often referred to as the "Take home Pay" Net Income
Length of time for which an employee's wages are calculated Pay Period
Paper Payment for earned wages Paycheck
Document that employee's receive either as a notice of payment and deductions Paycheck stub
Electronic card that carries the earned wages on it Payroll card
Items deducted from gross income Payroll deductions
Provides retirement income for the elderly and pays for disability benefits Social Security
Net income and the amount and employee receives after payroll deductions Take Home Pay
Required charges of citizens by local, state, and federal governments Taxes
Amount required by law for employers to withhold from earned wages to pay taxes Withholding Tax
Accumulated deductions for the year Year to Date

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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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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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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

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Show Me the Money!! Crossword

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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

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Personal Finance Crossword

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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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Taxes and Paychecks Crossword

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Subtraction from a taxable income Deduction
Tax credit for people with children under 17 child tax credit
Total amount earned per pay period gross pay
Total amount after taxes deducted per paycheck Net pay
amount taken from paycheck for medical benefits Medical
totals of all paycheck deductions year-to-date
Federal Insurance Contribution Act Fica
National retirement program Social Security
national healthcare for elderly and disabled Medicare
Most secure method for an employer to pay employees direct deposit
an employee is required to complete this when beginning a new job W-4 form
form used to verify an employee's eligibility I-9 form
government agency responsible for tax laws Congress
The national healthcare plan for the elderly Medicare
This agency collects taxes IRS
Percentage withheld for social security 6.2
Largest tax taken from an employee's paycheck Federal withholding
Approximately 31% of this is removed from an employee's paycheck deductions
This term refers to being payed once every two weeks bi-weekly
Is federal income tax mandatory? yes

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Paycheck Basic Vocab List Crossword

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The amount that is subtracted from gross pay Deductions
Wages go directley from an employer bank account to an employee's bank account Direct Deposit
Federal Insurance Contribution Act; includes social security FICA
This form is used to prove citizenship Form I-9
The wage and tax statement.States the amount of your money earned and taxes paid throughout the year Form W-2
Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate; it determines the amount of money withheld for taxes Form W-4
The total amount of money earned before payroll withholdings Gross Income
Health care program for the elderly and disabled Medicare
The check amount that is often referred to as the take home pay Net Income
The length of time for which an employee's wages are calculated Pay Period
Paper payment for wages earned Paycheck
A document an employee receives either as a notice of payment and deductions Paycheck Stub
This is an electronic card that carries the wages earned on it. Payrollcard
Items deducted from gross pay Payroll Deductions
Helps provide retirement income for the elderly and pays disability benefits Social Security
This is the net income and is the amount an employee receives after deductions Take Home Pay
Required charges of citizen by local, state and federal governments Taxes
The amount required by law for employers to withhold from earned wages to pay taxes. Withholding tax
Accumulated deductions for the year Year to Date

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Taxes Crossword

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Writes tax law congress
In charge of the federal budget. President
Imposes higher % of tax on higher incomes. progressive
Amount of income per person free from tax. exemption
Expenses that reduce the amount of taxable income. deduction
Responsible for paying various government expenses. Treasury
Tax that disproportionately hurts the poor more than the wealthy. regressive
Signed social security into law in 1935 Roosevelt
Problems in social security have arisen because of this. population
One category of tax you'll not get back. social security
Healthcare for the retired. medicare
solution for the retired poor before social security poorhouse
would give a refund offered at the beginning of each month fairtax
Taken out and sent to government on a quarterly basis. withholding
State tax administrations. Department of Revenue
Free to take advantage of tax benefits voluntary
All pay the same % of tax. Flat
Concept where portions of income are taxed higher as income rises. marginaltaxrate
Tax year ends for individuals. December 31
Date federal income tax is due. April 15
system never tried in any country. Fair

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Mortgage Terms Crossword

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Home Mortgage ___________ Act Disclosure
Comparison of your loan amount to the value of your home LTV
Percentage of your debt divided by your gross income DTI
Spouse that will only be on title but not on loan NPS
Insurance that protects lenders/investors for losses due to the event of default of a mortgage loan MI
Document that most be provided withing 72 hours of taking an application Loan Estimate
Document provided prior to closing that replaces the HUD-1 and TIL Closing Disclosure
Document filed to show lien with lender is a Deed of _______ Trust
Sketch of a property showing its boundaries Survey
History of the title showing current owners and liens Abstract
Nationwide registraction system for mortgage loan originators SAFE Act
Origination, appraisal, and survey fees are know as _____________ costs. Closing
Insurance protecting the lender is known as a _____________ policy Lenders
We use the borrowers __________ income to qualify them for a loan gross
FHLB stands for _____________ Home Loan Bank Federal
Intergrated Disclosure regulation that went into effect October 3rd, 2015 TRID
Computer generated loan underwriting system AUS
An ___________ account is set up to pay taxes and insurance on a yearly basis Escrow
Right of _____________ gives a borrower 3 days to decide if they wish to continue with a loan Rescission
A Mortgage _____________ is in charge of receiving payments, paying taxes and insurance, etc. Servicer

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