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Chapter 20

Consumer Someone who buys a good or service.
Disposable Income Money income left after taxes have been bought and paid for
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.
Budget A plan for making and spending money
Income Money received from labor, business, or property.
Expense Money spent on goods and services.
Credit Money borrowed to pay for a good or service.
Annual Percentage Rate Annual cost of credit expressed as a percentage of the amount borrowed.
Collateral Property or valuable item serving as security for a loan.
Bankruptcy Complex systems with many departments, many rules, and many people in the chain of command.
Save To set aside income for a period of time so that it can be used later.
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 Pool of money from many people who are invested in a selected of individual stocks and bonds chosen by financial experts.
Impulse buying Purchasing an item on the spot because of an emotional rather than planned decision.
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