Budgeting and Savings

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Terms in Budgeting and Savings

Average Propensity to Consume

Average propensity to consume measures the percentage of income that a person or an entire nation spends rather than saving or investing. read more

Caveat Emptor

Caveat emptor is a neo-Latin phrase that can be translated as "let the buyer beware." This phrase is used in instances when the buyer responsible for due diligence before making a purchase. read more

What Is Consumption Smoothing?

Consumption smoothing is an economics framework that describes how people change their spending patterns (or smooth) based on changing income levels. read more

Discretionary Income

Discretionary income is the amount of an individual's income that is left for spending, investing, or saving after taxes and necessities are paid. read more


Dissaving is spending money beyond one's regular income by borrowing or by dipping into cash reserves. Both individuals and governments can be dissavers. read more

Financial Health

The state and stability of an individual's personal finances is called financial health. Here are a few ways to improve it. read more

Green Monday

Green Monday refers to one of the retail industry's most profitable days, occurring on the second Monday in December. read more

Inflexible Expense

An inflexible expense is one that cannot be adjusted or eliminated by a company or individual.  read more

Life-Cycle Hypothesis (LCH)

The life-cycle hypothesis (LCH) is an economic theory that pertains to the spending and saving habits of people over the course of a lifetime. read more

Post-9/11 GI Bill

The Post-9/11 GI Bill provides education benefits to military veterans who have taken part in active-duty service after Sept. 10, 2001. read more