Interest Payment Dates

The dates when Interest on a Bond is payable, usually semiannually and usually on the first or fifteenth day of the month. In Variable Rate Issues and often in Private Placements, the Interest may be paid on some other periodic basis (e.g., first business day of the month, etc.).

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The amount of compensation for the use of borrowed money paid to the bondholders by the issuer or the borrower.

Interest Rate

The rate expressed as a percentage of the principal amount of a bond used to determine the amount of interest to be paid by the issuer or the borrower.

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A third party’s promise to pay the debt service on the bonds or perform some other obligation, which is the primary obligation of another party.