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Key Vocab Terms to Know for the 65

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Key Vocab Terms to Know for the 65

Senior debt. Senior debt is typically the safest and most secure type of bond in a corporate balance sheet. If the company ever ran into bankruptcy problems, the first type of bond to be paid would be the senior obligation bonds. However, note that senior bonds would come behind primary vendor bills and IRS taxes.

Next are junior obligation bonds. This is the same idea as with the seniors, just one notch back.

There are other bonds that are backed only by specific assets of a company. For...

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