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finances vault

Certificate of deposit A savings certificate that gains interest and has a set time before you can withdraw your money
Assets What a person owns of value, such as jewelry, savings, art, a home, and a car
Bank A place where people put their money for safekeeping, and for ease of use
Brokerage firm Helps people invest their money
Budget A spending plan people make in order to make sure there is enough income to cover all expenses
Career Something you build by going to school and working jobs related to the career you want
Charity Giving resources or volunteering time to help those in need
Comparison shopping Finding out whether or not what you are about to buy can be found for a better price
Controlling risk Stuff you do to make risks less dangerous or not dangerous at all
Credit A loan that a person uses to pay for things, but is expected to pay back
Credit union Just like a bank, only its members own it
Decidion making Considering different information to make a choice
Entrepreneur A person who starts his or her own business
Expense The cost of the things that people spend money on
Financial advisor A person who is an expert at handling money and can give you information and advise about saving and investing
Financial institution A place, like a bank, that helps its member manage their money
financial literacy The knowlege and skill to manage money
Health insurance Helps people pay for medicine and doctors when they ane sick or hurt
Impulse buying Buying stuff wihtout thinking about whether or not you need it
Income Money earned from working or other means
Income tax Annual placed on the money employees make at jobs and collected by the federal government, most states, and some local government
Inflation The price of goods and services rise over time
Interest The extra fee charged for borrowing money, or the cost of borrowing money
Investing When you purchase a security like a stock or bond, in the hopes that over time it will make money
Job Work you do for money
Longterm goal A goal that can be achieved in a longer amount of time.
Need Somthing you truly can not live without
Opporitunity cost The cost we pay when we give up somthing to get somthing else
Payment method What you use to pay for somthing, like cash or a check
Peer pressure doing stuff just becuse your friends are doing it, or becuse your friend told you to do it, becuse you want your friends to like you
Privacy Keeping important information to yourself
Reliability Being trustworthy; being responsable
Risk An activity or action that might be dangerous
Risk prevention Stuff you do to consequences of risk from happening
Salary Payment for work, represented as a yearly sum and paid in portion every week, two week, or month including sick time or vacation time
Sales tax A fee added to the sticker price of an item that is paid to the state or city
Saving Money set aside for short- or long-term goals
Savings account An account that gains interest and allows withdrawal
Short-term goal A goal that can be achieved in a short amount of time
Spend To use money to buy stuff
Taxes Fees placed on income, purchases, or property to support government programs
Wages Payment for work, usually calculated on an hourly, daily, or piecework basis and paid on schedule- ussually every week, two weeks, or month
Want Somthing you would like to have but will be okay without
Created by: Jvaughan