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Glossary

This glossary includes terms you may have already seen in this workbook and others you have not. The terms included will help give you some insight into the lingo you might encounter when reading any type of investment communication. It is a good starting point to introduce you to the language of investing.

You may browse each section or click on a word listed below to be taken directly to its definition.

Annuity
Assets
Cash Equivalents
Compound Interest
Compound Returns
Current Income
Defined Contribution Plan
Diversification
Dividend
Dollar Cost Averaging
Employer Match
Equity
GIC
Index
Inflation
Interest
International Stocks
Investment Strategy

Large Company Stocks
Market Capitalization
MSCI EAFE Index
Mutual Funds
Portfolio
Principal
Return
Risk
Risk Tolerance
S&P 500 Index
Security
Shares
Small Company Stocks
Tax-deferral
Tax-deferred Compounding
Volatility
Yield

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