The financial definition for Safety cushion:
In a contingent immunization strategy, the difference between the initially available immunization level and the safety-net return.
20% cushion rule20% cushion rule
Guideline that revenues from facilities financed by municipal bonds should exceed the operating budget plus maintenance costs and debt service by at least 20% to allow for unforeseen expenses.
The minimum period between the time a bond is issued and the time it is called.
Cushion bondsCushion bonds
High-coupon bonds that sell at only at a moderate premium because they are callable at a price below that at which a comparable noncallable bond would sell. Cushion bonds offer considerable downside protection in a falling market.
Further Suggestions Cushion theory
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