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Vault Vocab

TermDefinition
Assets what a person owns of value
Bank A place where people put their money for safekeeping
Brokerage Firm Helps people invest their money
Budget A spending plan people make in order to make sure there is enough money to cover all expenses
Career Something you build by going to school and working jobs related to the career you want
Certificate of Deposit A savings certificate that gains interest and has a set time before you can withdraw money
Charity Giving resources or volunteering time to help those in need
Comparison Shopping Finding out whether or not what you are about to buy is a good deal
Controlling risks 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
Decision Making Considering different information to make a choice
Entrepreneur A person who starts his or her own buisness
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 financial information and advice
Financial Institution A place, like a bank that helps its members manage their money
Financial Literacy The knowledge and skills to manage money
Health Insurance helps people pay for medicine and doctors when they are sick or hurt
Impulse Buying Buying stuff without thinking about whether or not you need it
Income Money earned from working and other means
Income Tax Annual Tax placed on the money employees make at jobs and collected by the government
Inflation The price of goods and services rises 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 it will make you money
Job Work you do for money
Long-Term Goal A goal that can be achieved in a longer amount of time.
Need Something you truly could not live without
Opportunity Cost The cost we pay when we give up something to get something else
Payment Method What you use to pay for something
Peer Presure Doing stuff just because your friends are doing it
Privacy keeping important information to yourself or between yourself and your close family members
Reliability being trustworthy
Risk an activity or action that might be dangerous
Risk Pervention Stuff you do to stop consequences of risks
Salary Payment for work, yearly
Sales Tax A fee added to the sticker price of an item that is paid to the state or city
Savings Money set aside for short or long-term goals
Savings account An account that gains interest and allows withdrawls
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
Wage Payment for work, hourly or daily
Want Something you would like to have but will be okay without
Created by: crolph