Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: How do Bonds Work?

What are Bonds?

Chris Meyers, director of education for the Museum of American Finance explained how bonds work and the concepts of maturity, interest and principle.

Description

Chris Meyers, director of education for the Museum of American Finance explained how bonds work and the concepts of maturity, interest and principle.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • How does a bond help with borrowing and lending?
  • What three elements are included on bonds?
  • What is meant by maturity?
  • What is interest?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Bonds
    • Compensation
    • Denomination
    • Face Value
    • Finance
    • Interest
    • Lender
    • Maturity
    • Principle

    Topics

    Economics & Financial Literacy

    Grades

    Middle SchoolHigh SchoolUniversity