Chapter 17: Managing Personal Finances | Crossword


1.Signing the back, left end of a check before cashing or depositing it.
3.A group of securities purchased by a mutual fund for an investor.
7.A certificate that represents ownership of a small portion of a company.
9.The process of comparing the account statement to your check stubs or register to make sure they match.
15.The price a borrower pays a creditor for the use of money over a period of time.
16.An amount that a policyholder must pay before his or her insurance company will pay on a claim.
19.A group of many investments purchased by a company representing many investors.
20.A distribution of a company’s profits to a stockholder.
21.A fixed fee paid by a policyholder for certain insured items or services.


2.A method of transferring money into an account through electronic means.
3.An insurance contract.
4.The amount a policyholder can borrow from an insurance company using the cash value of a whole life insurance policy as collateral.
5.A check written when there is not enough money in a checking account to cover it.
6.Term to describe money invested in many different stocks and bonds, so decreases in some are offset by increases in others.
8.An insurance policy provision that requires the policyholder to pay a certain percentage of medical costs.
10.An arrangement that allows consumers to buy goods or services now and pay for them later.
11.The amount a policyholder can collect if he or she decides to give up a whole-life insurance policy.
12.A certificate that represents a promise by a company or government to repay a loan on a given date.
13.A regular payment made for an insurance policy.
14.The degree to which a person will be able to get cash quickly from a savings account or financial investment.
17.What a person leaves behind when he or she dies.
18.A legal document describing how a person intends for property to be distributed after his or her death.

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