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Chapter 20 & Stuff

consumer someone who buys a product or service
disposable income the money that remains after taxes on it have been paid
discretionary income the money remaining after paying for necessities
consumerism a movement to educate buyers about the purchases they make and to demand better and safer products from manufaturers
comparison shopping buying stradegy to get best buy for money
warrenty the promise made by manufacture or seller to fix broken product within a time limit
budget a careful record of all the money you earn and spend
income the money that a person earns
expenses the money one spends on everything including what one choose to saves
credit borrowing money to pay for something now while promising to pay it later
APR the annual cost of credit expressed as a percentage of the amount borrowed
collateral property such as a house, car, or any other valuable item, that borrowers pledges as security for a loan
bankruptcy the inability to pay depts
save set aside income for a time so you have it for use later
interest the payment that people receive when they lend money
principal the amount you initially deposited
return profit earned by the investor
stock partial ownership in a company
dividend payment of a portion of a company's earnings
bond lending money to a company or government
mutual funds pools of money from many people
impulse buying purchasing an item pn the spot because of an emotional rather then planned decision
Created by: roberthowell