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Personal Finance Vo

Full Personal Finance Vocabulary Terms

Income The amount of money you earn. This can be from a job or investments.
Bill A notice that you owe someone money.
Budget A spending plan.
Deposit To put money into a bank.
Withdraw To take money out of an account.
Savings Money saved or put away to be used later.
Cash Money, both paper and coins.
Check A written notice to a bank to pay your money from an account.
Debit Card Plastic card used to pay for purchases instead of a check.
Checkbook Book showing all deposits and withdrawals from a bank account.
Service Charge Fee you pay to a bank to have an account there.
Overdraft To spend more money than you have in your bank account.
Insufficient Funds Charge (NSF) A fee charged when your account doesn't have enough money for the checks you write.
Statement A written record of all transactions with banking or credit accounts.
Balance Amount remaining
Interest Fee paid for the use of borrowed money.
Credit Borrowing money and promising to pay it back later with interest added.
Loan Money borrowed to use now with the promise to pay it back later with extra fees.
Credit Card Plastic card used to buy things with borrowed money.
Credit Line The maximum you can borrow on your credit card.
Interest Rate The yearly rate that determines how much interest you will pay for loans.
Annual Fee A yearly charge to have credit cards.
Minimum payment The least amount you may pay on a bill or loan.
Late fee A fee charged for making a late payment on your credit card balance or a bill.
Credit Rating/Score A record of your borrowing and payment history.
Spending Giving money in order to receive a good or a service.
Investing Allowing others to use your money in return for giving you interest.
Created by: Shaver