Personal Finance Study Questions

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Section 5 Study Questions (9.0 points) Answer each question fully. Complete sentences are not necessary. Lesson 1 (3.0 points) 1. What is credit? (0.5 points) An entry recording a sum received, listed on the right-hand side or column of an account. 2. What is a credit score? (0.5 points) Credit scores is a three-digit number generated by a mathematical algorithm using information in your credit report. It's designed to predict risk, specifically, the likelihood that you will become seriously delinquent on your credit obligations in the 24 months after scoring. 3. What is installment credit? (0.5 points) Installment credit is a loan repaid with interest in equal periodic payments. 4. What is revolving credit? (0.5 points) Revolving credit is credit that automatically renewed as debts are paid off. 5. What is noninstallment credit? (0.5 points) Noninstallment credit is credit that is paid all at once, in a single payment. It is usually very short-term, and it doesn't usually make the borrower pay an interest rate. 6. Name at least one section of a credit report. (0.5 points) lenders Lesson 2 (3.0 points) 1. Name at least one of the steps in establishing credit. (0.5 points) Incorporate your business. 2. Name at least one alternate option to establishing credit if you are unable to get a credit card yet. (0.5 points) Get a secured credit card. 3. What is debt services default? (0.5 points) When an individual, company or sovereign nation borrows money. there are usually legal obligations that have been set out in a debt contract. 4. What is the Better Business Bureau? (0.5 points) A better business bureau is a private, nonprofit organization that provides services and programs to assist consumers and business. 5. What is a debt settlement program? (0.5 points) A debt settlement program is an approach to debt reduction in

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