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# Calculating Future Value of Annuity

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An employee works at the local hamburger restaurant for 40 years and never earns more than minimum wage, which is \$12,000 a year. However, this employee is able to save 6% per year, or \$720 per year. Over the 40 year period, the employee's investments average 8% interest per year. How much will the employee have in his or her retirement account at the end of the 40 years? What are your thoughts regarding this sum?

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Let us assume annual compounding.
This is equivalent ...

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The solution explains the steps in calculating future value of an ordinary annuity with the help of formula.

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