Business / Real Estate / Thrift: Another name for a savings and loan association, a financial institution established to promote thrift by accepting savings deposits, and to make home mortgage loans.

Other Words for Thrift

Thrift Verb Synonyms: economy, husbandry, care, carefulness, prudence, parsimony, frugality, thriftiness, sparingness, scrimping, skimping, penuriousness, close-fistedness, tight-fistedness, niggardliness, stinginess, miserliness

Office Of Thrift Supervision (OTS)

Business / Finance / Office Of Thrift Supervision (OTS): An agency of the U.S. Treasury department responsible for the U.S. savings and loan industry. MORE

Thrifty Food Plan (TFP)

Business / Agriculture / Thrifty Food Plan (TFP): The TFP is one of four USDA-designed food plans specifying foods and amounts of foods to provide adequate nutrition. It is used as the basis for designing food stamp program benefits. It is the cheape MORE

M1, M2, M3

Business / Real Estate / M1, M2, M3: Three measurements of the United States money supply. M1, or the basic money supply, consists of cash in public hands, private checking accounts, credit union share accounts and demand deposits at thr MORE


Business / Real Estate / Guardian: A person, appointed by court or by will, given the lawful custody and care of the person or property of another (called a ward). The ward might be a minor, an insane person or even a spendthrift. The MORE

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

Business / Finance / Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC): When federal government expenditures are exceeded by federal government revenue. MORE

Savings And Loan Association (S and L)

Business / Real Estate / Savings And Loan Association (S and L): A financial institution whose principal function is to promote thrift and home ownership. Depositors earn interest on their deposits, often at a higher rate than is offered at commercial banks. The S& MORE