02.10 Module Two Exam

What are stocks?Shares of ownership in a company that may pay dividends
The rate of return being offered by banks on money market accounts is 3% and increasing. Which of the following might cause this to happen?The Federal Reserve raised the federal funds rate
Calliope is in her mid-30s and wants to start saving for retirement. She wants to invest a portion of her income, but she’s wary of high-risk options. How should she best allocate her investment funds?Bonds and mutual funds
Why might buyers be more inclined to purchase a product if it is listed for sale at $49.99, rather than $50?The one-cent reduction makes the price seem more attractive.
“Tax bracket” is a term associated with which type of taxation?Progressive
Johann maintains a $75,000 insurance policy on his boat. He pays $50 per month in premiums and his deductible is $2,500. If he is involved in an accident that does $2,000 worth of damage to the boat, how much will he have to pay?$2,000
Which of these is an example of indirect tax?Gasoline tax
Assume that the blue section (D) of the chart stands for stocks and the red (A) for mutual funds. This would most likely represent the portfolio of ayoung investor
Your friend’s job pays $10 per hour, and he works 40 hours per week. His tax rate is 20 percent. Assuming he works 50 weeks of the year, his yearly net income is$16,000
Which tax uses the same rate for all income levels?Proportional
Austin earns $18,000 per year. His earnings put him in the 15% tax rate. What is his tax owed?$2,700
What is likely to happen if a borrower misses a payment on a credit card account?The credit card company applies a penalty rate, increasing the card’s interest rate.
Making a down payment reduces theloan principle amount
Your friend’s job pays $5.00 per hour, and he works 20 hours per week. His tax rate is 20 percent. Assuming he works 50 weeks of the year, his yearly gross income is$5,000
Rudy is a 52-year-old freelance writer who wants a short-term, low-risk investment with low liquidity. Which of these investment vehicles should he consider?– CD

– Mutual fund

– Stocks

Which of the following actions would likely raise homeowner’s insurance premiums?Building the home in the floodplain of a river
If an investor possesses a portfolio heavily concentrated in bank checking accounts, a financial advisor would most likely suggest which of the following aggressive investments to diversify the portfolio?Stocks
Pieta has found that his annual budget does not balance. Which of the following could he most easily adjust first?Variable expenses
Rachel finds a new apartment that she loves in the center of downtown, but she ultimately decides against renting it because the $1,500 per month price tag greatly exceeds her budget. Rachel’s decision to forgo the new apartment is mainly based onher limited income
Jeanine paid an annual premium of $1,200 in total liability coverage for her car, including up to $400,000 in bodily injury coverage and $100,000 in property damage coverage. Twelve years into her policy, Jeanine caused an accident that resulted in the other driver claiming $40,000 in medical costs and $15,000 in car damage. Jeanine’s insurance company paid the claim.Yes, the cost of the annual premium for 12 years was less than the accident claims
Which type of credit involves a set limit based on what a consumer pays up front?Secured credit cards
What will happen if Jonathan is habitually late on loan payments?His credit score will suffer
Kendra wants to become a computer technician, but she has a great deal of debt. She makes a yearly budget and finds that her projected income and expenses do not balance. What should she do to immediately correct this imbalance?Reevaluate her fixed and variable expenses
Laurent saves money from his lawn service to buy a new $20,000 mower and trailer. He would like to buy the new equipment as soon as possible but only has $12,000 in his simple interest savings account. To reach his goal sooner, Laurent shouldMove his money to a compound interest account
Your friend’s job pays $5.00 per hour, and he works 20 hours per week. His tax rate is 20 percent. Assuming he works 50 weeks of the year, his yearly gross income is$5,000