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Cha. 10 Vocab

personal finance

saving collecting money for a certain purpose
discretionary income the money left over after you have paid your necessary expenses
short-term needs expenses beyond your regular monthly items
long-term needs expenses that are costly and require years of planning and saving
loan consolidation combining many loans into one large loan with one monthly payment
principal the total amount borrowed
interest earnings on principal
compound interest interest paid on the original plus accumulated interest
APY annual percent yield
FDIC Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
NCUA National Credit Union Association
share accounts savings and checking accounts at credit unions
stockbroker a person who works for brokerage firms
liquidity a measure of how quickly ou can get your cash without loss of value
maturity date the date on which an investment becoems due for payment
direct deposit your net pay is deposited electronically into your bank account
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