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accrued interest investments: Original post by Sue-Lynn Carty of Demand Media Accrued interest is interest you earn, typically from a fixed-income investment such as a bond. Interest earned on fixed-income investments is referred to as accrued because it has been earned, but has not yet been paid out to investors. An interest expense is interest paid when people or companies take out a loan from a bank or other financial…

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