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PF Intermediaries

Personal Finance financial intermediaries term review

FDIC Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
The science of the management of money and other assets; the management of money, banking, investments, and credit. Finance
A depository institution where one can keep and borrow money and take care of financial affairs. Bank
Interest earned on both the principal amount and any interest already earned. Compound Interest
A cooperative nonprofit financial institution that is privately owned and controlled by its members. It provides depository and lending services to its members. Credit union
An agency of the United States that promotes public confidence in the U.S. financial system by insuring deposits in banks and thrift institutions for at least $250,000 Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
The central bank of the United States. Federal Reserve
A professional who provides financial planning and advice on financial matters. Financial Advisor
The ability of individuals to make appropriate decisions in managing their personal finances. Financial Literacy
What an amount invested today at a particular interest rate will be worth in the future. Future Value
A financial institution that protects persons against the risk of financial loss. Insurance Company
Cost of borrowing money expressed as a percentage of the amount borrowed. Interest
An independent federal agency that serves to supervise and regulate federal credit unions. National Credit union Administration
The value of a future cash stream discounted at the appropriate market interest rate. Present Value
Degree of uncertainty of return on an asset; the possibility of loss. Risk
The amount of interest based on a principal amount and not on earned interest. Simple Interest
Money’s potential to grow in value over time. The relationship between time, money, a rate of return, and earnings growth. Time Value of Money
• Gathers payments from working individuals into retirement funds, and then invests those payments so that they may accumulate to provide enough money for an individual’s retirement Pension Fund
A term used to define the financial resources that are used to make money, which can take the form of equity or debt. Capital
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