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When money earns interest on interest, it is said to be compounding.
Since real estate brokers are licensed and bonded, they are required to give you unbiased information about real estate purchases
A personal loan is different from a credit card in that it is normally used to finance one large purchase
On an amortization schedule, more interest and less principle is paid each month as the loan matures.
Before you start an investment program, you should ensure liquidity by having money in financial institutions or in money market securities.
Long term liabilities are debts that will be paid at least three years into the future.
Goals with a time frame five or more years into the future are called intermediate-term goals
The traditional IRA allows tax- deductible contributions of up to $4000 for individual who are not covered by employer-sponsored retirement plans or meet income qualifications if they have an employer plan.
Defined contribution employer- sponsored retirement plans provide you a specific amount of income when you retire, based on factors such as your salary and years of employment.
In order to be valid, a will must be dated, signed, and witnessed.
The amount of income that you receive from Social Security when you retire is dependent on the number of years you earned income and your average level of income.
The most important element in FICO credit scoring is your payment history.
If no one else relies on your income, life insurance may not be necessary.
Advantages of whole life insurance policies are that they provide long-term coverage, the rates are fixed, and they have a savings or cash value feature.
A _________________ is established to transfer assets tax-free from a company retirement plan.
If you are about to invest in a stock that has excellent growth potential over the next few years and the investment is to be part of your retirement, the best place to do this would be in
The bond par value or face value is the amount the investor will get paid when the bond matures.
A personal balance sheet summarizes
Assets, liabilities, and net worth
Another term for your wealth calculated by deducting money that you owe from the value of the things you own is
Compounding is the process of obtaining present values; discounting is the process of obtaining future values.
Employers have an option of wheter or not to match an employees Social Security and Medicare taxes
Cash advances on credit cards normally cost you interest from the date of the advance and also a transaction fee of 1 to 2 percent
One of the disadvantages of credit cards is that they allow you to spend beyond your means
The term ARM stands for
Adjustable rate mortgage
Capital gains from mutual funds can be received if the mutual fund makes a profit on the shares it sells or if an individual investor realizes a gain on the sale of mutual fund shares
An example of a depository financial institution is an insurance company
Because interest is tax deductible and payments are deferred until you graduate, it is good advice to take out the maximum student loan for which you can qualify.
On the purchase of a home, one “point” is equal to
1 percent of the amount being financed
An ordinary annuity can be defined as
A series of equal payments at the end of each period
The selection of a home’s school system is only applicable if you have or are likely to have school-aged children
The stock exchange with the most stringent listing requirements is the
NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)
In negotiating a price for the purchase of a home, you should do all except which of the following?
Offer the highest price you can afford first to get it settled quickly
Which is not a factor in the FICO credit scoring
Social Security provides sufficient income to support the lifestyles of most individuals.
Your asset allocation should not be influenced by
All of the following gains from investments are taxed as ordinary income except
Long-term capital gains
A ___________ is a document that provides financial information about a mutual fund, including expenses and past performance
The schedule that shows your monthly home payment and the amounts applied to principle an interest each month is called a depreciation table.
During the time the policy is in effect, term life insurance has a good savings and investment component.
Buying health insurance through employer- sponsored plans is somewhat more expensive than buying your own policy individually.
____________ bonds are the least risky of all bonds, and, therefore, pay a lower rate of interest.
It is good financial planning to pay only the minimum credit card payment and thus maintain a balance since interest rates are low on credit cards.
Two advantages of investing in mutual funds are diversification and professional management
Asset allocation is the process of allocating money across financial assets, such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds, with the objective of eliminating risk altogether.
Which of the following can be deducted from your taxes even if you do not itemize.
Student loan interest
Budgeting helps set goals by estimating __________ on a monthly basis to determine how much to save and spend.
Income and expense
The annual percentage rate (APR) is useful because it allows you to easily compare financing costs among various possible creditors.
Bonds are certificates representing partial ownership of a firm.
Collision and comprehensive coverage is optional in most states except if you are financing your car in which case you must have this coverage to protect the lender.
Life insurance proceeds are generally not taxable to the
A ___________ order is an order to execute a transaction to buy or sell a stock at its prevailing price.
Since most workers have employer-sponsored disability coverage and are also eligible for Social Security and worker’s compensation, there is very little demands or need for individual disability insurance.
Definitions to know Mutual Fund- an investment in which people pool their money to buy stocks, bonds, real-estate, or other assets selected by professional managers Liability- something that is owed or the borrowing of money Asset-what you own Net worth- a measure of the level of your wealth. It is determined by subtracting the level of your debt or borrowing from the value or your assets.
Income statement- a statement that tells you where your money has come from and where it has gone over some period of time. Annuity- an investment that guarantees regular payments to the holder, usually beginning at retirement and continuing for a fixed number of years or until death
Beneficiary- a person named to receive the benefits from an insurance policy Capital gain- the profit from the sale of assets such as stocks, bonds, or real estate Cash flow statement- a summary of receipts and payments for a given period of time; also called an income and expense statement Common stock- a stock whose owner has voting rights and receives dividends based on company profits
401(k) plan- a tax deferred retirement plan funded by regular contributions from the employee IRA- individual retirement account; a personal retirement plan that permits individuals to set aside money; with the contributions and earnings not taxed until the funds are withdrawn – Roth IRA- a personal retirement plan in which the original contributions are not tax-deductible, but the earning are tax- free
Liquidity- the ability of an asset to be quickly and easily converted into cash Opportunity cost- the cost of giving up one thing to get something else Social Security- the federal program that people pay into while they are working, that pays disability, retirement, and life insurance benefits to eligible recipients