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Hardship Withdrawal

Hardship Withdrawal What is 'Hardship Withdrawal' An emergency withdrawal from a retirement plan that may be subject to certain tax or account penalties. In the United States, funds withdr

One-Child Policy

DefinitionThe one-child policy, a part of the family planning policy, was a population planning policy of China. It was introduced in 1979 and began to be formally phased out near the end of

Rate Of Return Regulation

DefinitionRate-of-return regulation is a system for setting the prices charged by government-regulated monopolies. The main premise is that monopolies will be compelled to charge the same pr

Passive Activity Loss Rules

Passive Activity Loss Rules What is 'Passive Activity Loss Rules' A set of rules that prohibits using passive losses to offset earned or ordinary income. Passive activity loss rules preven

Variable Overhead Efficiency Variance

Variable Overhead Efficiency Variance What is 'Variable Overhead Efficiency Variance' The difference between actual variable overhead based on the true time taken to manufacture a product,

Garn-St. Germain Depository Institutions Act

DefinitionThe Garn–St Germain Depository Institutions Act of 1982 is an Act of Congress that deregulated savings and loan associations and allowed banks to provide adjustable-rate mortgage

Accelerated Amortization

Accelerated Amortization What is 'Accelerated Amortization' Extra payments made towards paying down a mortgage principal. With accelerated amortization, the loan borrower is allowed to add

Naked Shorting

DefinitionIn finance, a short sale is the sale of an asset that the seller does not own. The seller effects such a sale by borrowing the asset in order to deliver it to the buyer. Subsequent