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debit card

a plastic card that provides access to electronic funds transfer (EFT) from an automated teller machine (ATM) or a point-of-sale (POS) terminal.


debt

something owed, usually measured in dollars.


deposit

a sum of money deposited in a bank.


direct deposit

the automatic transfer of salaries, wages, rents, benefits, or other sums, directly to the account of an employee or beneficiary.


disability insurance

replaces a portion of income lost when a person cannot work because of illness or injury.


disclosure information

the giving of information, such as a companies past financial performance, either voluntarily or to be in compliance with legal regulations or workplace rules.


discretionary expenses

a recurring or non-recurring expense for goods and services which are either non-essential or more expensive than necessary.