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Financial Planning

Subject : business-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 33 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Short Term- within the year (small debts - saving for a vacation) Intermediate- 1 to 5 years Long Term- more than 5 years (retirement)






2. Storing and maintaining personal financial records - Creating personal financial statements (balance sheets and cash flow) - Creating a plan for spending and saving (budgeting)






3. A Snap Shot (one day) - Assets (cash - checking - savings - home - car - stocks - bonds - retirement) - Liabilities (credit card balances - loans) - Net Worth = (assets) - (liabilities)






4. 1. Assess goals and abilities 2. Evaluate employment market 3. Develop resume and letter 4. Interview and assess performance 5. Evaluate positions offered 6. Address career development






5. Where can I get best return? -Minimize cost of checking and payment services? -Can I borrow money when I need it? Types of endorsements -Blank Endorsement: Sign back of check; most risky -Restrictive Endorsement: write acct # and "for deposit only"






6. A financial statement that lists and summarizes income and expense transactions over a period of time






7. Correspondence for minor questions -Office audit: takes place at IRS office -Field audit: most complex - visit you at home






8. Purchases -property -wealth (inheritance) -earnings






9. Implementing the budget (recording amnts spent) - Evaluating the budget (reviewing patterns)






10. S- specific M- measurable A- action oriented R- realistic T- time based






11. Spending reduces savings potential while saving reduces amounts available for spending -Credit use ties up future income -Using savings for purchases depletes savings -Comparison shopping spends time but saves money






12. The achievement of financial aspirations that are desired - planned or attempted. It is defined by the individual who seeks it. *unique to each individual






13. How we want to live financially






14. 1. Asses goals and abilities 2. Evaluate employment market 3. Develop resume and letter 4. Interview and assess performance 5. Evaluate positions offered 6. Address career development






15. Savings -Payment services -Borrowing -Trust -asset management account






16. Campus Projects -Internships -Volunteer work -Part-time employment -Full-time employment






17. Illegal






18. The way we can afford to live today and make ends meet






19. Correspondance (minor questions) - Office audit - Field (most complex) (more coorp. than ppl.)






20. Inflation Risk- waiting to buy something could cost more Intrest Rate Risk- changing intreats rate effect your cost Income Risk- loss of job Personal Risk- additional cost associated with health and safety Liquidity Risk- investment with difficulty






21. Legal






22. The process of managing your money to achieve personal economic satisfaction






23. Generate funds for government spending






24. Commercial Banks -Savings and loan associations -Mutual Savings Banks -Credit Unions






25. 1. Work well w/ others 2. Perform at peak levels 3. Wide array of interests 4. Cope w/ conflict and change 5. Financial awareness 6. Technical knowledge 7. Problem solving ability 8. Excellent communication skills






26. Effective managing of resources - Control of financial affairs - Improved personal relationships - Freedom from financial worry






27. Position obtained to earn money






28. Tax on Purchase (sales tax) - Tax on Property (property tax) - Tax on Wealth (estate or inheritance taxes) - Tax on Earnings (Income and social security)






29. Commitment to a profession that requires continued training






30. IRS






31. Deposit a specific amount each payday into an account not readily accessible - payroll deduction - save coins - and cut down on spending - putting Payroll deductions into saving accounts - Automatic payments from checking into savings accounts or mut






32. Facilitates handling Financial affairs -Promotes timely bill paying -Benchmarks for success -records available @ tax time -Improves financial decisions -Clear record of available resources






33. Library and online info -career center -Networking -References -Company Visits