certificate of deposit
- A financial document provided by a bank or other institution that acknowledges a certain amount of money has been deposited and will be returned upon maturation, such as in two years, along with a preset interest
- The investor decided to put their savings into a certificate of deposit to earn interest over time.
- The financial advisor recommended a certificate of deposit as a way to safely store funds and receive predetermined interest.
- While reviewing his finance options, he decided that a certificate of deposit would provide a reliable return on his investment.