Terms Starting with S

  • Self Employed Person (SEP) Acronym,
    • A person who runs a trade or business, rather than working as an employee for someone else. You are self-employed if you are a sole proprietor or a partner working in a business. You can be an employee and self-employed at the same time if you have an independent business outside your regular employee hours. To qualify for many business tax exclusions and deductions, the enterprise must make a profit in three of five years. In most cases in order to qualify you must take and average of the last 2-3 years tax assessments.
  • Small Residential Income Property (SRIP)Acronym,
    • Supplemental Employee Retirement Plan (SERP)Acronym,
      • Systematic Investment Plan (SIP)Acronym,
        • Swap Definition,
          • An agreement between two businesses to exchange commodities, payments or other financial products to reduce the risk of volatile market conditions or to obtain a better price or rate. For example, interest rate swaps, where floating rate interest is exchanged for fixed rate interest, protects a corporation against rises in rates or allows it to take advantage of a better rate. A cross-currency swap enables two parties to enter into an agreement in which one exchanges its currency for the other's to meet their separate requirements.
        • St Paul Airport (ZSP)Acronym, St Paul, Alberta, Canada,
          • Separate Kitchen (sep kit)Abbreviation,
            • Screened Porch (scrnd porch, scrnd prch)Abbreviation,
              • Silva Bay Airport (SYF)Acronym, Gabriola Island, British Columbia, Canada,
                • Street (St)Abbreviation, Canada,
                    Canada Post street abbrevation.
                  • Single Family Detached (SFD)Acronym,
                    • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)Company,
                      • Segregated Fund Definition,
                        • Investment vehicles that feature both maturity and death guarantees. Segregated funds share similarities with mutual funds but are categorized as insurance products.
                      • Second Home Definition,
                        • An additionally purchased property, often a vacation or a rental property.
                      • Security Bars (bars)Abbreviation,
                          Security bars installed on windows to prevent break-ins.
                        • Service Charge (SC) Acronym,
                          • Fees charged to customers for specific services or as a penalty for not meeting certain requirements such as insufficient funds in a chequing account.
                          Bank account transaction code.
                        • Specialist in Financial Counseling (SPC)Acronym,
                          • Signed Commitment (SC)Acronym, Important,
                            • Small Business Online Banking (SBOB)Acronym,
                              • Shared Drive (shdr)Abbreviation,
                                • South Okanagan Real Estate Board (SOREB) Company Est. 1979, Canada,
                                  • Square Feet (sq ft, sf)Abbreviation,
                                    • Statistical Market Value Accounting Model (SMVAM)Acronym,
                                      • Socio-Economic Status (SES)Acronym,
                                        • Student Financial Aid Information Centre (SFAIC)Acronym, Alberta, Canada,
                                            A mandate of the Student Financial Aid Information Centre is to assist students in finding the financial resources necessary to fulfill their academic objectives.
                                          • Short-Term Note Issuance Facility (SNIF)Acronym,
                                            • Standards of Practice (SOP)Acronym,
                                                Also known as the Code of Ethics.
                                              • Smart Card Definition,
                                                • A card with an embedded computer chip which stores more information, performs more functions and is more secure than a credit card or debit card.
                                              • Sandy Lake Airport (ZSJ)Acronym, Sandy Lake, Ontario, Canada,
                                                • Spouse/Common-Law Partner (SCLP)Acronym, Canada,
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