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Financial terms in "Economics"

1. New Economy

2. Social Security Benefits In Cash

3. Biotechnology Employment

4. Supply Control

5. General Services Support Estimate (GSSE)

6. Protected Area

7. Global Financial Stability Report

8. Error Of Observation

9. Funding (pension Plan)

10. Ad Hoc Survey

11. Sustainable Catch

12. Newly Independent States (NIS)

13. Basel Capital Accord

14. Social Health Insurance Scheme

15. London Certificates Of Deposit

16. Wholesale Trade ISIC Rev. 3

17. APW - Average Production Worker

18. Long-term Care Beds In Nursing Homes

19. inelasticity

20. Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue indicator

21. Indirect Taxes SNA

22. Employees SNA

23. Reference Country

24. Response Errors (in Household Surveys)

25. Code List

26. utilities sector

27. Metadata Content Standard

28. National Accounts

29. Intermediate Inputs

30. DPI

31. Trusts - IMF

32. Motor Gasoline (petrol)

33. Gross-gross Tonne-kilometre Hauled (rail Transport)

34. Footnote

35. PANORAMA

36. Tourism

37. Money Purchase Pension Plan - OECD

38. economic contraction

39. Government-dependent Private Institution

40. Marshall Plan

41. Market Clearing Price

42. Employment Protection Legislation (EPL)

43. Natural Gas CPC

44. Single-employer Bargaining

45. contractionary monetary policy

46. Identity

47. National Language

48. National Road Vehicle

49. Basic State Pension

50. Materials And Supplies Inventories

51. Land Set-aside

52. Insurance - Eurostat

53. compensating differential

54. Empty Road Traffic

55. Mandatory Occupational Plans

56. Upturn

57. Asset Manager (of A Pension Fund)

58. Invisible Underemployment

59. unsold inventory index

60. Subsidy On A Product

61. Paasche Price Index

62. Centre Of Economic Interest

63. Statistical Methodology

64. Biological Resources

65. price maker

66. Protection Of Ambient Air

67. Commodity Reversal Test

68. Bills-of-quantity Approach

69. Technical Change, Embodied

70. Temporary Employment

71. consumption

72. Place Of Unloading (from Inland Waterways Transport)

73. Unique Items

74. Recoveries

75. Bouncing

76. Capitalised Interest

77. Environmental Effect

78. global crowding out

79. Non-repayable Margins

80. Services, Distributive

81. Gene Therapy

82. political futures

83. Reappraisals

84. Derived Statistical Activity

85. Disinflation

86. Marketing Assistance Loan Programme

87. total factor productivity

88. Tonne-kilometre Offered (for Inland Waterways Transport)

89. Primary Education (ISCED 1)

90. Specifications Generator

91. Spatial Adjustment Factors

92. Evaluation Of Editing

93. Treasury

94. Telephone Lines (main Telephone Lines)

95. Fragile States

96. American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

97. Types Of Costs (of Road Transport Enterprises)

98. Informal Settlements

99. Values At Constant Exchange Rates Of Period T0

100. purchasing power parity theory

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401(k)

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You participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan by deferring part of your salary into an account set up in your name. Any earnings in the account are federal income tax deferred. If you change jobs, 401(k) plans are portable, which means that you can move your accumulated assets to a new employer's plan, if the plan allows transfers, or to a rollover ira.With a traditional 401(k), you defer pretax income, which reduces the income tax you owe in the year you made the contribution. You pay tax on all withdrawals at your regular rate. With the newer Roth 401(k), which is offered in some but not all plans, you contribute after-tax income. Earnings accumulate tax deferred, but your withdrawals are completely tax free if your account has been open at least five years and you're at least 59 1/2.In either type of 401(k), you can defer up to the federal cap, plus an annual catch-up contribution if you're 50 or older. However, you may be able to contribute less than the cap if you're a highly compensated employee or if your employer limits contributions to a percentage of your salary. Your employer may match some or all of your contributions, based on the terms of the plan you participate in, but matching isn't required.With a 401(k), you are responsible for making your own investment decisions by choosing from among investment alternatives offered by the plan. Those alternatives typically include separate accounts, mutual funds, annuities, fixed-income investments, and sometimes company stock.You may owe an additional 10% federal tax penalty if you withdraw from a 401(k) before you reach 59 1/2. You must begin to take minimum required distributions by April 1 of the year following the year you turn 70 1/2 unless you're still working. But if you prefer, you can roll over your traditional 401(k) assets into a traditional ira and your Roth 401(k) assets into a roth ira.

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