Helpful Terms & Tools


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Helpful Terms
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Social & Security References

Helpful Terms and Tools

Retirement Income – The amount of monthly income you are able to draw from a collection of social security, investment profits, and savings interest


Retirement Plan – Your plan for how you would like to spend your post-working years


IRA – a type of investment account that allows long term contributions for reduced tax burden


401k – a type of investment account that allows pre-tax contributions and often has an employer matching contribution


Income Gap – the difference between what women get paid and what men get paid for the same work


Emergency Fund – special savings account contributed to regularly and held aside for emergency expenses


Social Security – a program that pays people who are unable to work or who are past a certain age


Investment – a contribution made at a risk that awards long term payoffs in the future