Amanda Stanhaus

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Credit Rating Agency

These give out bond ratings. This is what people are referring to when they mention Moody’sStandard & Poor’s , or Fitch.

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

Exchange Traded Fund

ETF. A mutual fund, but trades like a stock. Pluses include the diversification of a mutual fund and the convenience of stock.

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

Face value

The price on the shoe box. The dollar amount on a security’s certificate.

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

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

FDIC. The sticker (hopefully) on your American bank’s door. If shit hits the fan,  deposits are covered up to $250,000.

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

Fee

Penalty! $$ charged.

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

Financially Literate

I know what I’m doing with my $$, thank you very much!

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

Fixed Income

An investment that rewards me with stable returns at regular intervals.

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

Fixed-Income Fund

mutual fund that invests in fixed-income securities (aka bonds).

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

Front-End Load

Pay me up front,” says the mutual fund manager.

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

Fundamental Analysis

Evaluate the value of a security. Used by value investors (i.e. Warren) to decide if there is a difference between the price and value of a stock. If price<value, buy and I could make lots of money.

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