Terms Starting with A

  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Definition,
    • Insurance coverage for death or dismemberment (the loss of a body part).
  • Accidental Death Benefit (ADB) Acronym, Very Important,
    • An additional benefit that pays an additional sum to a beneficiary if the cause of death is deemed to be accidental.
    A life insurance policy rider.
  • Accommodation Line Definition,
    • As a favour to a broker, insurance companies will sometimes approve coverage to an individual who would not otherwise qualify.
  • Accommodations (acomm)Abbreviation,
    • Account (acct)Bank,
      • Account Agreement Bank,
        • An agreement that you sign and which lists your rights and responsibilities and the bank's rights and responsibilities for the bank account.
      • Account Current (AC) Acronym, Very Important,
        • A ledger summarizing the performance of each agent employed by an insurance company.
        A monthly or yearly ledger style report provided by an insurer to an insurance agent detailing policies, premiums, commissions, cancellations, and endorsements.
      • Account Current Value (ACV)Acronym,
          In relation to retirement annuities.
        • Account Of (AO)Bank,
          • Account Transfer Voucher (ATV)Acronym,
            • Accountant (acct)Abbreviation,
              • Accountants Professional Liability (APL)Acronym,
                  Liability insurance program offered to accountants.
                • Accounting (Acctg)Abbreviation,
                  • Accounting Method Bank,
                    • The method used by a business or individual to keep records. Most individuals and small businesses use the cash method, although businesses that maintain inventory are required to use the accrual method. See also "Accrual Method" or "Cash Method."
                  • Accounting of Sale (AOS)Acronym,
                    • Accounting Period (AP) Bank, Important,
                      • The time period used in a set of accounting books or financial statements, often 12 months.
                    • Accounting Rate of Interest (ARI)Acronym,
                      • Accounting Rate of Return (AROR, ARR)Acronym,
                        • Accounting, Banking and Compensation Branch (ABC)Bank, Canada,
                          • Accounts Payable (A/P, AP) Bank,
                            • Money owed by a business for goods and services received.
                          • Accounts Payable Accounting and Reporting System (APARS)Acronym,
                            • Accounts Payable and Purchase Orders (APPO)Acronym,
                              • Accounts Payable Management (APM)Acronym,
                                • Accounts Payable Module (APM)Acronym,
                                  • Accounts Payable System (APS)Acronym,
                                    • Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable (APAR)Acronym,
                                      • Accounts Receivable (A/R, AR) Bank, Important,
                                        • Money owed to a business by purchasers of goods and/or services.
                                      • Accounts Receivable and Claims Control (ARCC)Acronym,
                                        • Accounts Receivable and Inventory Financing (ARIF)Acronym,
                                          • Accounts Receivable Cash Basis (ARCB)Acronym,
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