A plain English guide to financial terms

‘Recession’, ‘Credit Crunch’, ‘Guarantee’ and ‘Subprime’ are just some of the terms explained in this handy guide developed by the National Adult Literacy Agency and EBS Building Society. The A – Z pocket guide to understanding financial terms is a free resource for the general public and financial services sector that is hoped will create a greater understanding of the obscure jargon used on a daily basis in relation to all aspects of financial products and services.

‘Recession’, ‘Credit Crunch’, ‘Guarantee’ and ‘Subprime’ are just some of the terms explained in this handy guide developed by the National Adult Literacy Agency and EBS Building Society. The A – Z pocket guide to understanding financial terms is a free resource for the general public and financial services sector that is hoped will create a greater understanding of the obscure jargon used on a daily basis in relation to all aspects of financial products and services. Lack of plain English and jargon has been found to one of the greatest barriers to understanding financial information. The terms explained in this A – Z Guide are designed to help explain financial ideas and concepts in plain English rather than to give legal definitions. It is hoped that it will go some way to help people better understand current issues and make informed and relevant financial decisions.

Author
The National Adult Literacy Agency
Date of Publication
Friday, 27 March, 2009
ISBN
1871737370
Publication Category
Plain English