### Sinking Fund

The sinking fund is a way to pay a debit, maturing future, avoiding the disbursement
of cash at once. It is widely used in negotiations with debentures, where, the issuer, if case, is obliged to create
a sinking fund to pay, at maturity due, the holders.

The sinking fund is also used in several situations, when there is an expectation of future payments. For example: a
future business expansion, Indemnities etc.

Enter the data: The future value, number of payments in months and monthly interest rate. Use the point as decimal separator. Ex. For the number 325,153.42, enter 325153.42; The results will be displayed automatically
after click on **"Calculate"**.

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