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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.
Certificate of Deposit A savings certificate that gains interest and has a set time before you can withdraw your money.
Charity Giving resources or volunteering time to help those in need.
Companion Shopping Finding out whether or not what you are about to buy can be found for a better price or in better shape at a different store.
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 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 adivce about saving and investing.
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 federal goverment, most states, and some local goverments.
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 over time it will make money.
Job Work you do for money.
Long-term Goal A goal that can be achieved in a longer amount of time. It can be months, years, or even an entire lifetime.
Need Something you truly can 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, like cash or a check.
Peer Pressure Doing stuff just because your friends are doing it, or because your friends told you to, because you want your friends to like you and think you are cool.
Privacy Keeping important information to yourself or between yourself and close family members.
Reliability Being trustworthy; being responsible.
Risk An activity or action that might be dangerous.
Risk Prevention Stuff you do to stop consequences of risks from happening.
Salary Payment for work, represented as a yearly sum and paid in portions every week, two weeks, or month including a sick time and vacation time.
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 withdraws.
Short-term Goal A goal that can be achieved in a short amount of time. It can be a few days, weeks, or months.
Spend To use money to buy stuff.
Taxes Fees placed on income, purchase, or property to support goverment programs.
Wage Payment for work, usually calculated on an hourly, daily, or piecework basis and paid on schedule- usually every week, two weeks, or month.
Want Something you would like to have but will be okay without.
Created by: rjensen1