Callable CDs - These are CDs on which the bank reserves the right to call prior to maturity. Generally, these CDs have a term of six months to ten years. Callable CDs can be fixed-rate, or behave like a Zero Coupon.
Non-Callable CDs - Also known as a 'Bullet CD,' they work the same as a Fixed-Rate CD, wherein the interest rate is fixed for the agreed term. A Bullet CD can also work like a Zero Coupon CD, as well.
Step-Up CDs - Here, the fixed interest rate is set in advance to attract investors with the expectation of an increasing interest rate environment. Generally, there is one opportunity to step up to a higher paying interest rate for the remainder of the term, but there can be more than one step-up opportunity.
Zero Coupon CDs - These CDs are more attractive to the investor who does not require interest payments during the term of the CD. Interest has a deep discount at the beginning of the CD term: for example, if an investor wanted the CD principal to mature at $100,000 in five years with an interest rate of 5%, the customer would initially place $79,991.23 with the bank. At its maturity, the initial investment after five years would amount to $100,000. Zero Coupon CDs can be 'Bullets', or Callable CDs. It should be noted, however, that interest earned on the CD is taxable each year, even though the interest is not received in the form of a check.
Variable CDs - For this type of CD, the interest paid may vary with a predetermined index, such as LIBOR (London Inter-Bank Offering Rate), the US Prime Bank Rate, S&P, or other indices. Generally, there is a floor and ceiling between which the rate will not exceed.
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