Over 700 finance terms, Shmooped to perfection.
You're always lending money to your BFF, so why not lend to Uncle Sam and actually make money from it?
T-notes are Treasury securities that let you invest in federal debt. These have a maturity date of 2, 3, 5, or 7 years.
What happened to 4 years and 6 years? No one knows. They just don't exist.