CERTIFICATE OF DEPOSIT Definition

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CERTIFICATE OF DEPOSIT (CD) is a document written by a bank or other financial institution that is evidence of a deposit, with the issuer's promise to return the deposit plus earnings at a specified interest rate within a specified time period.

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PAYMENT DUE DATE is the date on which a payment is due and payable.

CONTRA ENTRY, in accounting, is a ledger entry which is offset by an opposite entry, either a debit or credit.

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