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Disposable Income money income left after all taxes on it have been paid
Discretionary Income money income left after necessities have been bought and paid for.
Consumerism a movement to educate buyers about the purchases they make and to demand better and safer products from manufacturers.
Comparison Shopping buying strategy to get best buy for the money
Warranty the promise made by a manufacturer or a seller to repair or replace a product within a certain time period if it is faulty
Credit money borrowed to pay for a good or service
Annual Percentage Rate (APR) annual cost of credit expressed as a percentage of the amount borrowed
Collateral property or valuable item serving as security for a loan
Bankruptcy inability to pay debts
Interest the payment people receive when they lend money or allow someone else to use their money
Principal the most important
Return profit earned through investing
Stock ownership share of a corporation
Dividend payment of a portion of a company's earnings
Bond contract to repay borrowed money with interest at a specific time in the future
Mutual Fund pools of money from many people who are invested in a selection of individual stocks and bonds chosen by financial experts
Evaluate to assess or find the value of
Demand the desire, willingness, and ability to buy a good or service
Law of Demand the concept that people are normally willing to buy less of a product if the price is high and more of it if the price is low
Market Demand the total demand of all consumers for a product or service
Utility the amount of satisfaction one gets from a good or service
Marginal Utility additional use that is derived from each unit acquired
Substitute a competing product that consumers can use in place of another
Complement product often used with another product
Demand Elasticity measure of responsiveness relating change in quantity demanded to a change in price
Supply the amount of goods and services that producers are able and willing to sell at various prices during a specified time period
Law of Supply the principle that suppliers will normally offer more for sale at higher prices and less at lower prices
Profit the money a business receive for its products or services over and above its costs
Market Supply the total of all the supply schedules of all the businesses that provide the same good or service
Subsidy a government payment to an individual, business, or group in exchange for certain actions
Supply Elasticity responsiveness of quantity supplied to a change in price
Equilibrium Price the price at which the amount producers are willing to supply is equal to the amount consumers are willing to buy
Price Ceiling maximum price that can be charged for goods and services, set by the government
Price Floor minimum price that can be charged for goods and services, set by the government
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