Definition of Z-Bond
What is a Z-Bond
A z-bond is a type of bond that will accrue interest to be added to the principal balance, which becomes payable after satisfaction of all other bond classes. A Z-bond is also known as an ABC bond, accrual bond or accretion bond.
US savings bonds, with face values ranging from $50 to $1,000, are considered baby bonds.
Glossary of Terms and Phrases
A financial dictionary or glossary is an essential tool to better understand the meaning of a specialized term or phrase. It would obviously make life much easier if everyone spoke the same language and used the same financial terms and phrases but that is not realistic.
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