Amanda Stanhaus

Tag: make money

Expected Return

The amount of money projected to be made. Expectations do not always become reality. Remember that amazing first date and awful second.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

No-load Fund

No sales charge. Woohoo! But they will find ways to make money off of me. Not to worry.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

Revenue Bond

A municipal bond with a specific project in mind.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

Rule of 72

How long will it take to double my investment? The answer is 72 divided by the annual interest rate.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

Short Sell

I expect a stock will go down in price. I sell a stock that I don’t own yet, expecting that when I have to deliver the stock I buy it for less than I sold it. If all goes well, I make money.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

Stock

security. Own a tiny piece of a company.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

Variable Annuity

An annuity with payments fluctuating depending on the how well the investment that created the annuity perform.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)