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The collection of funds on an account which a bank charged off earlier.
A bank upon which a check is drawn and that pays a check or other draft.
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Profits distributed to shareholders resulting from the sale of securities held in the fund’s portfolio.
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Under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, a creditor’s refusal to grant credit on the terms requested, termination of an existing account, or an unfavorable change in an existing account.
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Certificates of deposit, also known as
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Percentage a borrower pays for the use of money, usually expressed as an annual percentage
An account held in the name of a decedent that is administered by an executor or administrator of the estate.
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