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






2. IRS






3. 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






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






5. Position obtained to earn money






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






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






8. Generate funds for government spending






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






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






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






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






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






14. 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






15. 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






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






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






18. How we want to live financially






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






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






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






22. 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






23. 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






24. 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"






25. Legal






26. Short Term- within the year (small debts - saving for a vacation) Intermediate- 1 to 5 years Long Term- more than 5 years (retirement)






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






28. Commitment to a profession that requires continued training






29. Illegal






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






31. 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






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






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