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Chapter 20 Vocab.

Consumer Someone who buys a product, good, or service
Disposable Income The money that reamins after all taxes on it have been paid
Discretionary Income The money remaining after praying for necessities
Consumerism A movement to educate buyers about the purchases they make and to demand better and safer products from manufacturers
Comparison Shopping To get information the types and prices of products available from different stores or companies
Warranty The promise of a manufacturer or a seller to repair or replace a faulty product within a certain time period
Budget A careful record of all the money you earn and spend.
Income The money you earn
Expense The money you spend on everything, including what you choose to save.
Credit Borrowing money to pay fro something now while promising to repay it later
Annual Percentage Rate The annual cost of credit expressed as a percentage of the amount borrowed
Collateral Property, such as a house, car, or other valuable item, that a borrower pledges as security for a loan
Bankruptcy The inability to pay debts
Save To set aside income for a time so you have it to use later
Interest The payment people receive when they lend money, or allow someone else to use their money.
Principal The amount you initially deposited
Return Profit earned through investing
Stock Ownership share of a corporation
Divident Paying shareholders a portion of company earnings at regular intervals or periods, based on the number of shares people hold
Bond Lending money to a company or government
Mutual Fund Pools of money from people who are invested in a selection 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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