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Financial terms in "Retirement and Pension"

1. enrolled actuary

2. registered retirement income fund


4. 401(k) plan

5. Annuity

6. Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund

7. Roth IRA

8. nondeductible contribution

9. additional voluntary contributions

10. average contribution percentage

11. retirement annuity

12. income replacement ratio

13. Supplemental Security Income

14. accrued benefit

15. extended IRA

16. Financial planner

17. life expectancy

18. agency matching contributions

19. locked-in retirement account (LIRA)

20. annuity certain

21. reconversion

22. target retirement fund

23. spousal rollover

24. deferred group annuity

25. Heroes Earned Retirement Opportunities Act (HERO)

26. after-tax contributions

27. Determination Letter

28. Required Minimum Distribution

29. deferred account

30. voluntary contribution

31. loanback

32. Lifelong Learning Plan

33. qualified distribution


35. designated beneficiary

36. Noncontributory pension plan

37. NI

38. IRA

39. Guaranteed Investment Contract

40. commutation right

41. consulting actuary

42. joint-life payout

43. plan asset

44. antique


46. certain annuity

47. term certain method

48. pension adjustment reversal (PAR)

49. net unrealized appreciation

50. combination annuity

51. 90-age formula

52. retirement plan

53. qualified trust

54. retirement readiness

55. nonperiodic distribution

56. retirement income fund (RIF)

57. funded pension plan

58. National Welfare Fund

59. Automatic enrollment

60. Buyout

61. Independent 401(k)

62. non-contributory plan

63. matching funds

64. Inherited IRA

65. Linsco Private Ledger (LPL)

66. Nonqualified annuity

67. exclusion ratio

68. annuitization phase

69. Simplified Employee Pension IRA

70. inflation-proof pension

71. Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC)

72. Government-Sponsored Retirement Arrangement (GSRA)

73. cliff vesting

74. participating GIC

75. reversionary annuity

76. sequence risk

77. Cafeteria Plan

78. Surrender Period

79. age-weighted plan

80. Hulbert Financial Digest

81. amortization method

82. Social Security Tax

83. group IRA

84. Salary Reduction Simplified Employee Pension Plan

85. year's maximum pensionable earnings (YMPE)

86. variable annuity

87. summary annual report

88. contingent pension liability

89. CODA

90. negative election

91. Conduit IRA

92. term certain annuity

93. nonforfeitable benefit

94. investment policy

95. individual policy pension trust

96. occupational pension

97. actual deferral percentage (ADP)

98. tax deferral

99. catch-up contributions

100. benefit offset

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U.S. Treasury Securities

Categories: Bonds and Treasuries,

Negotiable U.S. Government debt obligations, backed by its full faith and credit. Exempt from state and local taxes. U.S. treasury securities are issued by the U.S. government in order to pay for government projects. The money paid out for a treasury bond is essentially a loan to the government. As with any loan, repayment of principal is accompanied by a specified interest rate. These bonds are guaranteed by the "full faith and credit" of the U.S. government, meaning that they are extremely low risk (since the government can simply print money to pay back the loan). Additionally, interest earned on U.S. treasury securities is exempt from state and local taxes. Federal taxes, however, are still due on the earned interest. The government sells U.S. treasury securities by auction in the primary market, but they are marketable securities and therefore can be purchased through a broker in the very active secondary market. A broker will charge a fee for such a transaction, but the government charges no fee to participate in auctions. Prices on the secondary market and at auction are determined by interest rates. U.S. treasury securities issued today are not callable, so they will continue to accrue interest until the maturity date. One possible downside to U.S. treasury securities is that if interest rates increase during the term of the bond, the money invested will be earning less interest than it could earn elsewhere. Accordingly, the resale value of the bond will decrease as well. Because there is almost no risk of default by the government, the return on treasury bonds is relatively low, and a high inflation rate can erase most of the gains by reducing the value of the principal and interest payments. There are three types of securities issued by the u.s. treasury (bonds, bills, and notes), which are distinguished by the amount of time from the initial sale of the bond to maturity. also called Treasuries.

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