Terms Starting with S

  • Saskatchewan (SASK, SK)Acronym, Saskatchewan, Canada,
    • Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Acronym,
      • A standard form of encryption used over the Internet for e-commerce and banking transactions.
      Seen as 'https' in a web address (URL).
    • Standard Corporate and Merchant Bank (SCMB)Company,
      • Stored Value (STV)Acronym,
        • St Catharines Airport (YCM)Acronym, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada,
          • System of Environmentally-Adjusted Economic Accounts (SEEA)Acronym,
            • Systemic Vascular Resistance (SVR)Acronym,
                Blood pressure measurement.
              • Saskatchewan Film Employment Tax Credit (SFETC)Acronym, Saskatchewan, Canada,
                • Smith Falls Airport (YSH)Acronym, Smith Falls, Ontario, Canada,
                  • Swan River Airport (ZJN)Acronym, Swan River, Manitoba, Canada,
                    • Structured Yield Product Exchangeable for Stock (STRYPES)Acronym,
                      • St. Stanislaus - St. Casimir's Polish Parishes Credit UnionCompany, Ontario, Canada,
                          A Canadian NHA approved mortgage lender that offers all lending types, including both residential single family and multi-unit mortgages.
                        • Self-Build Insurance Definition,
                          • Insurance that covers a homeowner for problems involved in a construction project.
                        • Story (sty)Abbreviation,
                          • Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association (STLA) Company Est. 1985, Saskatchewan, Canada,
                            • Syndicated Loans Definition,
                              • Loans given to a company that are backed by a group of banks who share the risk of a large transaction. There is usually a lead bank and several participating banks.
                            • Sweat Equity Definition,
                              • The value of the work put into a house by its owner. This can be used in place of a full down payment. Up to and including 50% of a down payment.
                            • St Hubert Airport (YHU)Acronym, Montreal, Quebec, Canada,
                              • Sticker Price (MSRP, RRP) Acronym,
                                • This shows the base price, the manufacturer's installed options with the manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP), the manufacturer's destination charge and the fuel economy (mileage). It is the Monroney label affixed to the car window and is required by federal law. The label may not be removed by anyone other than the purchaser.
                              • Seasonally-Adjusted Annual Rate (SAAR)Acronym,
                                • Standards Council of Canada (SCC) Company, Canada,
                                    Crown corporation that develops and promotes industry standards within Canada.
                                  • Share Certificate Definition,
                                    • A certificate of deposit issued by a credit union that pays a specific dividend if held for a specific period. It's the credit union equivalent of a certificate of deposit. A penalty is usually assessed if all or any of the principal is withdrawn before maturity.
                                  • Swift Current Airport (YYN)Acronym, Swift Current, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada,
                                    • Sold (sld)Abbreviation,
                                      • Sachigo Lake Airport (ZPB)Acronym, Sachigo Lake, Ontario, Canada,
                                        • Superannuation Definition,
                                          • A retirement plan used in Australia.
                                        • Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP)Acronym,
                                          • Step Up Lease Definition,
                                            • A lease providing for increases in rental payment at specified dates.
                                          • Subagent Definition,
                                            • A real estate agent who finds a buyer for a property, and is not the property's listing agent. The subagent usually earns a portion of the commission.
                                          • Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPA)Acronym,
                                            • A formal legal document or contract between the buyer and seller stating the terms and conditions upon which a real property will be sold.
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