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Actuarial assumption

In the case of retirement plans, an estimate made for the purposes of calculating benefits. Possible variables include 

Life expectancy

Return

 on investments, 

Interest

 rates, and compensation. By calculating the possible payout of 

Benefit

, the 

Actuary

 can determine what premium to 

Charge

 and what amount the 

Insurance

 company should set aside as readily available 

Cash

 or 

Liquid

 securities.



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Charge

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CTA

,

CLU

,

ECU

,

Insurance

,

Interest

,

Inc.

,

Interest rate

,

ITS

,

Life expectancy

,

Liquid

,

Quid

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Retire

,

Return

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SEC

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Term


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10-Q

,

401(k) plan

,

403(b) plan

,

457 plan

,

Allowance for depreciation

,

Available assets

,

Average accounting return

,

Adjustable rate

,

Accrual of discount

,

Accrued interest

,

Amortization of premium

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

Automatic reinvestment plan

,

Accelerated benefits

,

Accidental death benefit

,

Actuary

,

Adjustable life insurance

,

At risk

,

Annual return

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Adjustable Rate Mortgage

,

Advance rate

,

Amortization term

,

Annual Percentage Rate

,

Applicable federal rate

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

Average life

,

A shares

,

Automatic investment plan

,

At the money

,

Absorption rate

,

Age-weighted plan

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Ad valorem

,

Amended return

,

Amount recognized

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Automated Pricing and Reporting System

,

Away from the market

,

Back pay

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Burn rate

,

Bank holding company

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Benchmark interest rate

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Balance of payments

,

Bank Rate

,

Base interest rate

,

Board of Governors

,

Benefit

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Bailing out

,

Bank term loan

,

Base rate

,

Blended rate

,

Broker loan rate

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Benefit offset

,

Benefits administration

,

Buy-side

,

Balanced investment strategy

,

Break-even tax rate

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Capital investment

,

Capitalized interest

,

Cash

,

Cash asset ratio

,

Cash basis

,

Cash budget

,

Cash control

,

Cash conversion cycle

,

Cash cycle

,

Cash earnings

,

Cash equivalence

,

Cash journal

,

Cash ratio

,

Charge

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Cash reserves

,

Compound interest

,

Cash equivalents

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Conversion premium

,

Coupon rate

,

Current production rate

,

Call money rate

,

Cash account

,

Closed out

,

Code of procedure

,

Cash dividend

,

Capitalization of income

,

Capitalization rate

,

Cap rate

,

Civilian unemployment rate

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Carrying charge

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Cash commodity

,

Cash market

,

Cash price

,

Cash settlement

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodities Exchange Act

,

CTA

,

Cash surrender value

,

Cash value

,

Cash value life insurance policy

,

Cash withdrawal

,

Casualty insurance

,

Chartered Life Underwriter

,

CLU

,

Combination plans

,

Convertible term insurance

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Credit insurance

,

Credit life insurance

,

Certificate of stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Contract for deed

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Cash advance

,

Cash collateral

,

Cash credit

,

Cash-out refinancing

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Charge card

,

Consumer interest

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Crowding out

,

Controlled company

,

Closed-end investment company

,

Contingent deferred sales charge

,

C shares

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Cash Against Documents

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cafeteria plan

,

Cash-balance plan

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Collectively bargained plan

,

Cash sale

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Constant dollar plan

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Consolidated tax return

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Cup and handle

,

Cash buying

,

Cash delivery

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Close out

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Curbs out

,

Deferred charge

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Deferred interest bond

,

Drawn securities

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Dividend payout ratio

,

Dividend rate

,

Dividend Reinvestment Plan

,

Dividend rollover plan

,

Desk (the)

,

Diminishing return

,

Discount rate

,

Division of labor

,

Death benefit

,

Decreasing term life

,

Disability insurance

,

Dual life insurance

,

Discounted Cash Flow Analysis

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Doing business as

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Debt retirement

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Dual-purpose fund

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Defined benefit plan

,

Defined contribution plan

,

Defensive investment strategy

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Depth of market

,

Effective annual interest rate

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Exact interest

,

Equity risk premium

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Ex-legal

,

Either-or order

,

ECU

,

Exchange rate

,

Economic growth rate

,

Edge Act

,

E-mini

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Exchange of spot

,

Exchange versus cash

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

Excess insurance

,

Executive indemnity insurance

,

Effective tax rate

,

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

,

Ex-all

,

Expected return

,

Explicit interest

,

Ex-warrants

,

Earned benefit

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

First In First Out

,

Fixed-charge coverage ratio

,

Form 10-Q

,

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Face-amount certificate

,

Flight to quality

,

Floating-rate bond

,

Flow of funds

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Floating exchange rate

,

Foreign exchange rate

,

Forward exchange rate

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Federal Reserve Discount Rate

,

Foreign direct investment

,

Face amount

,

Fee-for-service

,

Fixed benefits

,

Fixed premium

,

Form S-1

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

,

Finance charge

,

Finance company

,

Fixed rate

,

Fixed-rate loan

,

Fixed-Rate Mortgage

,

Floating rate

,

Forward interest rate

,

Forward Rate Agreement

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Finite-life REIT

,

Free and clear

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

,

Flexible benefit plan

,

Frozen plan

,

Fixed investment trust

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

Government securities

,

Government Securities Clearing Corporation

,

Guaranteed Investment Contract

,

General Securities Representative Examination

,

Glass-Steagall Act

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Group insurance

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House of issue

,

Hazard insurance

,

Health insurance

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

Holding company

,

Holder in due course

,

Hang out loan

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

,

Head and shoulders

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Investment flows

,

Interest-bearing

,

In escrow

,

Interest rate collar

,

Interest rate risk

,

Interest rate swap

,

Intermediate-term

,

International Securities Identification Number

,

Investment bill

,

Investment-grade bond

,

Investment letter

,

Investment security

,

Investment value

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment bank

,

Investment banker

,

Investment Bankers Association

,

Investment banking

,

Investment banking group

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Inflation rate

,

Investment multiplier

,

Interest rate futures

,

Interbank Rate

,

Insurable interest

,

Insurance

,

Insurance agent

,

Insurance broker

,

Insurance carrier

,

Insurance claim

,

Insurance examiner

,

Insurance policy

,

Insurance premium

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Interest

,

Interest expense

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

Inc.

,

In intestacy

,

Inter vivos trust

,

Imputed interest

,

Interest deduction

,

Interest-only loan

,

Interest rate

,

Interest rate cap

,

Interest rate ceiling

,

Interest rate floor

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Investment company

,

Investment fund

,

Investment objective

,

Investment policy

,

Investment trust

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

Inchoate interest

,

Interest-only strip

,

Investment property

,

Incidental benefit

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Investment philosophy

,

Individual tax return

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

ITS

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint and several liability

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Joint life annuity

,

Joint Stock Company

,

Joint return

,

Joint tax return

,

Knock-out option

,

Keogh Plan

,

Last In First Out

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Long-term

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

Limited company

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Level premium insurance

,

Level term insurance

,

Life expectancy

,

Life insurance

,

Living benefits

,

Long-term care insurance

,

Liquid

,

Long-term debt

,

Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities

,

Letter of comment

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Long-term mortgage

,

Load-adjusted return

,

Long-term lease

,

Life annuity

,

Life expectancy method

,

Leading the market

,

Limited Liability Company

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Liquid market

,

Modified cash basis

,

Mutual company

,

Medium-term

,

Medium-term bond

,

Municipal bond insurance

,

Municipal Bond Insurance Association

,

Municipal investment trust

,

Make a market

,

Margin rate

,

Market if touched order

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Major medical insurance

,

Mortgage life insurance

,

Market rate

,

Money at call

,

Mortgage interest deduction

,

Mortgage rate

,

Management company

,

Marketable securities

,

Mill rate

,

Mean return

,

Market return

,

Net interest margin

,

Net investment

,

Non-cash expense

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Nominal rate

,

Non-interest-bearing note

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

National Securities Clearing Corporation

,

National Securities Trade Association

,

Nonparticipating life insurance policy

,

Null and void

,

Notice of Default

,

Notional principal amount

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Non-investment property

,

Non-contributory plan

,

Nonforfeitable benefit

,

Non-insured plan

,

Non-qualified retirement plan

,

Normal retirement age

,

Off the books

,

One time charge

,

Operating cash flows

,

Other long term liabilities

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Ordinary interest

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

Operating rate

,

Open interest

,

Offshore company

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end management company

,

Option premium

,

Out of the money

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Petty cash

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pre-depreciation profit

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Pass-through coupon rate

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Premium bond

,

Premium over bond value

,

Premium over conversion value

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Public purpose bond

,

Payment for order flow

,

Public Securities Association

,

Purpose loan

,

Payout ratio

,

P&L

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Participating insurance

,

Periodic payment plan

,

Pre-existing conditions

,

Private Mortgage Insurance

,

Premium raid

,

Public company

,

Power of Attorney

,

Personal interest

,

Prepaid interest

,

Prime rate

,

Principal amount

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Performance-based compensation

,

Prime rate fund

,

Premium income

,

Pension benefit

,

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

,

Pension plan

,

Plan asset

,

Plan sponsor

,

Prototype plan

,

Prudent Expert Act

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Pre-syndicate bid

,

Private company

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Portfolio insurance

,

Preservation of capital

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Painting the tape

,

Priced out

,

Quid

,

Qualified retirement plan

,

Quick turn

,

Reports and Records

,

Retention rate

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Risk adjusted return

,

Run rate

,

Real interest rate

,

Regulation Q

,

Rate covenant

,

Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit

,

Retire

,

Return

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Regulated investment company

,

Real economic growth rate

,

Round turn

,

Registered Retirement Savings Plan

,

Reduced paid-up insurance

,

Replacement cost insurance

,

Registered Company

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Rate-improvement

,

Rate lock

,

Renegotiable rate

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Risk/return trade-off

,

Risk premium

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

SEC filing

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Sales charge

,

Savings and Loan

,

Savings Association Insurance Fund

,

Short-term reserves

,

Sight letter of credit

,

Simple interest

,

S&L

,

SEC

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Short-term

,

Spot rate

,

SEC fee

,

Securities analyst

,

Securities Industry Association

,

Securities Investor Protection Corporation

,

Securities loan

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell-side analyst

,

Sell the book

,

Savings rate

,

Standard of living

,

Supply-side economics

,

Swap rate

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Self insurance

,

Single-premium life insurance

,

Stock life insurance company

,

Survivor benefit

,

Survivorship insurance

,

Short interest

,

Short interest ratio

,

Stock bonus plan

,

Stock option plan

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Statutory investment

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Securities lending

,

Security interest

,

Start rate

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Systematic investment plan

,

Selling the spread

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Self-directed retirement account

,

SEP Plan

,

Single-employer plan

,

Single-life annuity

,

Single-Premium Deferred Annuity

,

Summary plan description

,

Surrender charge

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Standard mileage rate

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Securities fraud

,

Seek a market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Stopped out

,

Times interest earned

,

Term CD

,

T-Bill

,

Term

,

Term bond

,

Term to maturity

,

Take a position

,

Total return

,

Trailing P/E

,

Term insurance

,

Title insurance

,

Total return index

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Trust company

,

Teaser rate

,

Term deposit

,

Term loan

,

Truth in Lending

,

Term trust

,

Tenancy at will

,

Title company

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Tax return

,

Top out

,

Take a bath

,

Term repo

,

Term sheet

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Uniform Securities Act

,

Unemployment rate

,

Umbrella liability insurance

,

Universal life

,

Unearned interest

,

Underfunded pension plan

,

Unit Investment Trust

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Variable rate

,

Vanishing premium policy

,

Variable life

,

Variable universal life

,

Voluntary accumulation plan

,

Variable ratio write

,

Variable ratio plan

,

With interest

,

Williams Act

,

Waiver of premium

,

Workers Compensation

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

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