Money, Finance and Banking Vocabulary – With Games and Definitions

Money Finance and Banking English vocabulary

What is money, finance and banking vocabulary in business English?

Money, finance and banking vocabulary is the vocabulary about the management of money. It includes activities such as investing, lending, borrowing, saving, budgeting and forecasting. Finance and banking includes management of liquid resources by a government, individual or a business.

How to learn money, finance and banking vocabulary?

You can study and learn money, finance and banking vocabulary here online and for free. You can learn by the help of some vocabulary games such as word search game, word scramble game, memory cards, and vocabulary tests. You can see the links to these activities below this page.

Word list of money, finance and banking vocabulary

  • Banknote: paper money
  • Borrow: take money with the intention of returning it
  • Broke: having no money
  • Budget: money that is available or needed for a particular use
  • Cash: Coins or bank notes
  • Cashier: A person who is dealing with cash transactions
  • Cheque / check: a written order to a bank to pay a stated sum
  • Currency: The money used in a country
  • Debt: money that is owed or due
  • Deposit: Sum of money payable as a first instalment on a purchase
  • Donate: Give money, especially to charity
  • Exchange rate: the value of one currency for the purpose of conversion to another
  • Fee: payment for advice or services
  • Instalment: a sum of money due as one of several equal payments for something
  • Interest: Money paid for borrowing or investing money
  • Invest: To put money into a business, property, etc to earn interest or profit
  • Legal tender: coins or banknotes that must be accepted if offered in payment of a debt
  • Lend: Give or allow the use of money which must be returned
  • Loan: Sum of money that is borrowed and is expected to be paid back with interest
  • Owe: being in debt
  • Petty cash: accessible store of money available for everyday expenses
  • Receipt: statement for finished payment
  • Refund: Paying back the received money
  • Withdraw: Take money from a bank account
  • liquid assets: something valuable that can be sold easily
  • liability: being responsible for something
  • property: possessions
  • payroll: employees and the amount of money they are to be paid
  • equity: the value of the shares issued by a company
  • cash flow: the money moving in business affairs
  • expense: money that is spend while doing your business
  • wire transfer: to transfer funds by means of electronic devices
  • transaction: a business deal
  • annual: occurring once every year
  • funds: a sum of money that is available for a particular purpose

Memory cards exercise about money, finance and banking vocabulary

Read the definition on the memory card below and then guess the meaning of it. Click on the card to see the answer.









Vocabulary test about money, finance and banking vocabulary

Here is a vocabulary test about money, finance and banking. First, read the definition and select the relevant option from the list below. For every right answer you will get points.

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Writing test about money, finance and banking vocabulary

This is an online writing test about money, finance and banking in business English. First read the definition below. Later, type the word or phrase that you have learned above into the text box below.

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Memory cards to test your knowledge about money, finance and banking vocabulary

The following is a memory cards exercise about finance and banking vocabulary. First click on a card to flip it. After that you will see a phrase or word about money, finance and banking. Guess the meaning of it in your own language.

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    cashier
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    cheque
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    liquid assets
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    funds
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    cash flow
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    loan
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    budget
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    owe
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    payroll
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    fee
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    receipt
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    lend
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    instalment
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    annual
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    currency
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    liability

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