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Finance Glossary

Just call us Bond. Amortized bond.

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.