financial obligation


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Related to financial obligation: Financial Obligation Ratio
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Noun1.financial obligation - an obligation to pay money to another party
limited liability - the liability of a firm's owners for no more than the capital they have invested in the firm
obligation - the state of being obligated to do or pay something; "he is under an obligation to finish the job"
debt - the state of owing something (especially money); "he is badly in debt"
arrears - the state of being behind in payments; "an account in arrears"
account payable, payable - a liability account showing how much is owed for goods and services purchased on credit; "the problem was to match receivables and payables in the same currency"
scot and lot - obligations of all kinds taken as a whole
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financial obligation for a specific purpose or purchaser.
financial obligation A BCR is not investment advice, nor should it
to any specific insurer, issuer or financial obligation. A BCR is
An FSR is not a recommendation to purchase, hold or terminate any insurance policy, contract or any other financial obligation issued by an insurer, nor does it address the suitability of any particular policy or contract for a specific purpose or purchaser.
According to analysts, the nation's central bank has been endeavouring to repay debt instalments to prevent defaults of its financial obligation to the IMF under the SBA facility.
One measure we can examine to gauge if consumer credit growth is sustainable going forward is the household financial obligation ratio.
The most significant financial obligation that a tenant struggles with in a receding economy is rent.
For purposes of this Statement, the amount of insurance protection provided is assumed to be a function of the insured principal amount outstanding, since the premium received requires the insurance enterprise to stand ready to protect holders of an insured financial obligation from loss due to default over the period of the insured financial obligation.
The act protects consumers whose financial obligation arises primarily for personal, family or household purposes.
Such arrangements may create a significant financial obligation and severely effect the firm's survival or profitability.
Accounting for retiree benefits by reporting only the current year's costs hides the fact that the employer has a continuing financial obligation. Accurate reporting of an employer's finances therefore demands that retiree health benefit costs be accounted for and reported as those costs are incurred, not simply when they are paid.

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