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English definition of “personal finance”

personal finance

noun
 
 
FINANCE
[U] the activity of managing your own money: This weekend we've launched a new online guide to personal finance. Because personal finance is not taught in schools, young people do not know how to make their first financial decisions.
personal finances [plural] money that belongs to a person, rather than to a company or organization: Anne's personal finances were hit hard when she divorced.
(Definition of personal finance from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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