ASThe two-character ISO 3166 country code for AMERICAN SAMOA.
Email aliasEmail alias
A specific individual email address, such as "email@example.com" to which messages can be sent. Mail sent to that email alias might be forwarded to another mailbox, processed by a computer program, or just stored in an electronic mailbox until retrieved.
Cash managementCash management
Refers to the efficient management of cash in a business in order to put the cash to work more quickly and to keep the cash in applications that produce income, such as the use of lock boxes for payments.
Contingent assuranceContingent assurance
Life assurance where payment of the sum assured depends on an event or events additional to the death of the life assured. For example the policy may specify the prior death of the spouse of the life assured.
Having an elasticity less than one. For a price elasticity of demand, this means that expenditure falls as price falls. For an income elasticity it means that expenditure share falls with income. Contrasts with elastic and unit elastic.
Equity release schemeEquity release scheme
A scheme designed to allow homeowners to 'release' cash from the value of their property. They come in two varieties:Home income plansHome reversion schemesWith either type, you can choose to receive the equity as income, as a lump sum or as a mixture of both.Schemes offered by financial institutions vary considerably and, as always, it is important to look at the small print. Some schemes are only available to people over 70, while others are suitable for younger homeowners with longer life expectancies.Safe Home Income Plans (SHIP) is a self-regulatory body that was formed in 1991 to promote fairer schemes after thousands of elderly homeowners were left with large losses in the late Eighties. SHIP can be contacted on 01242 539 494.
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