Money Words

There are a few words created to describe things we haven’t seen before, many of them have to do with money and finance. We celebrate a collection of words worthy of reflection here. Click through on the attributed author of those words and we share where it was first used when possible.

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Affluenza Defined Quote
 
First Use 1973, by Ray Orrock

Affluenza

 
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Cashectomy - Money Neologism Quote

Money Word – “Cashectomy” — Monty Python

 
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“Cryptofinance” — Seth Leedy

“Feebate” — Amory Lovins

 
Fintech Quote
 

Money Word Fintech — Peter Knight

 
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Millionerd Quote
 

Money Word “Millionerd” — Robert Haught

 
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“Misunderestimated” — George Bush

“Plutonomy” — Sylvia Pfeifer

 
Preimburse Neologism
 

“Preimburse” — Nathan Smith

 
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“Stagflation” — Origin 70’s Oil Crisis

“Truthiness” — Steven Colbert

(Not strictly financial – but applicable to coming Trump economic policy pronouncements)

 
Unicorn Money Neologism
 

Unicorn” — Aileen Lee

(Startups with Billion Dollar or more valuations)
 
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“UnPresidented” — Donald Trump

(Term not financial – but too good to leave out considering that he first coined the word himself and his contribution to economic chaos that could lead to his downfall)

Money Spelled with Scrabble Tiles
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