Types of Interest Payments

While the definition of interest remains the same no matter how that interest is paid, in order to suite the needs of both the entity issuing a bond, and the buyer of that bond, different bonds pay out their interest payments in different ways: […]

Yield to Maturity – What it is and How it Works

When investing in a bond that is trading at a premium or discount, the current yield is a misleading indicator for the total return you can expect. If you buy a bond trading at a discount, you will be paid the face value when held to maturity. As the face value is greater than… […]