NEW! Try my new interactive bond interest calculator. It does the same calculations as the graph below, but for any number of years, and for any interest rate. Then come back to this post; graphs are still better for seeing the big picture.
For the future value a dollar, see What Will $100 be Worth in 10 - 20 Years? Finally, because stock market results are not consistent, for stock market results see What Will a $10,000 Stock Market Investment be Worth in 10 Years? instead.
Approximates Results From the CalculatorThe interactive bond calculator will give you more accurate results. However, since the calculator may not work for all browsers, I'm providing this graph as a way to approximate the results.
What Will a $10,000 Bond/CD be Worth in 10 Years?
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