Annual Percentage Yield (APY), Glossary and Terms, Depository Institutions & Credit Unions

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"Annual Percentage Yield (APY)" - Depository Glossary Terms and Abbreviations

A percentage reflecting the total amount of interest paid on an account. Based on a yearly dividend compounding method, the APY helps provide you with an apples-to-apples comparison when considering investments that may differ in the way interest is compounded or the length of time funds must be deposited in an account.

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