Browsing Debt Glossary by G

"G" ordered summaries of generally known financial term definitions you might have noticed through personal finance paperwork or observed in this directory, with an in depth meaning by way of a lone term link click.

  • Gap Insurance – The term gap insurance can be used to describe two different insurance situations…
  • Garnishment – A wage garnishment is a legal method to collect a monetary judgment levied against an employee…
  • Gift Card – Gift cards have largely replaced gift certificates in modern commercial use. Gift cards typically look much…
  • Good Faith Estimate – In the general sense, a good faith estimate is nothing more than an estimate of cost or effort.…
  • Grace Period – A grace period is a specified period of time beyond a deadline in which penalties are waived. In…
  • Graduated Payment – A graduated payment, is a type of negative amortization mortgage loan-it is often referred to…
  • Greenback – Greenback is a slang term for the US dollar; it originated in the 19th century in reference to US paper…
  • Gross Income – Your gross income is all your income, before any taxes or withholdings are made. For example, if…
  • Guardian – A guardian is a person who has legal authority over a minor. For example, if you are a parent you are…