Review Topics
Practice Exams
If you need special buffalo accommodations, contact your testing center. They're pretty good with things like that.

Bond Maturities

Bond Maturities

Bond Maturities: How Corporate Bonds Get Paid Off

Term maturity. Think: term life insurance. Everything happens at once. One day you're biking up a hill. There's a sharp chest pain, then blammoyou've got coins on your eyes to pay the ferryman with. 

In term maturity, the whole bond issue is paid off on one previously specified date, and companies usually set up an offsetting account to account for the huge bill coming due that day. It's called a sinking fund, and it's not related to the f...

Looking for more? Why is this annoying box in the way? It's because you haven't paid for the course yet!

Next: Bond Flavors: Types of Bonds  
  Prev: How Bonds Are Quoted

*Securities is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse this product.