Financial Words You Should Know: Over 1,000 Essential Investment, Accounting, Real Estate and Tax Words

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FUND INVESTING

12B-1 fees

An annual distribution expense charged by mutual funds to their investors to cover promotional costs.

See also: Load, Mutual fund, No-load

Investors need to be aware of the fact that many mutual funds charge12B-1
fees
as part of their total expenses, which further diminish investor profits.


Active risk

The chance that an actively managed mutual fund will not perform as well as a passively managed fund (such as an index fund).

See also: Index fund

Some investors prefer the hands-on approach and are willing to accept the
active risk
inherent in an actively managed mutual fund.


Adjustable-rate mortgage fund

An investment pool that holds mortgages with variable interest rates. Offers investors increasing returns during periods of rising interest rates.

See also: Adjustable-rate mortgage, Mutual fund

Although people purchasing property aren’t thrilled with rising interest rates,
investors in
adjustable-rate mortgage fundslook forward to them.


Aggressive growth

An investment whose primary purpose is to produce substantial capital gains. Usually used in reference to mutual funds.

See also: Capital gains, Mutual fund

Katja was looking to pay for her next overseas vacation so she talked to her
broker about
aggressive growthoptions.


Aggressive growth fund

An investment pool that holds stocks in companies expected to bring in substantial capital gains. Looks for maximum gain potential without regard to risk level.

See also: Capital gains, Mutual fund

Since Erin had plenty of time to make money for her retirement, she chose an
aggressive growth fund
with the hopes of spectacular gains.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Introduction xi
  • Accounting 2
  • Banking 35
  • Bonds 51
  • Economy 69
  • Financial Planning 90
  • Fund Investing 115
  • Investing 135
  • Real Estate 177
  • Retirement 192
  • Stocks 201
  • Taxes 223
  • Index 239
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