Topic: Words about Money

Income--- the amount of money a person makes over a given period of time

Examples: $800/wk, $4100/month, $40,000/yr

Assets--- the valuable things that a person owns

Examples: real estate, jewelry, stocks, cash, mutual funds, & gold

Wealth--- a lot of assets

Opulence--- the idea of showing others your wealth through expensive clothes, jewelry, cars, homes, etc.

Investments--- things that people put their money in to make more money

Examples--- stocks, bonds, real estate, commodities, etc.

"Loaded"--- slang for a person who has a lot of money.

Example--- My uncle is loaded, so he always travels first class, stays in the best hotels, and eats in the most expensive restaurants.