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Math Project : Financial Planning for College Expenses

I have to do a math project and I have no idea how to do the calculation.Project should be at least three pages to include graphs and charts if needed. Your report should have a closing paragraph in which you summarize your advice and again emphasize the importance of financial planning for college expenses. Project: You h

three recent articles

Research and apply the content from a minimum of three recent articles about a topic of interest covered in this module. Produce a two-page (double-spaced) position paper discussing your viewpoint on the topic and refer to the content from the articles to support your position. Produce a paper discussing how the e-economy has ch

Calculating Interest Rate

Problem 25. (Section one) Calculating Interest Rate. In a discount interest loan, you pay the interest payment up front. For example, if a 1-year loan is stated as $10,000 and the interest rate is 10 percent, the borrower "pays" .10 × $10,000 = $1,000 immediately, thereby receiving net funds of $9,000 and repaying $10,000 in a

Book Values Using Effective Interest Rate

BC, Inc. plans to acquire an additional machine on January 1, 2004 to meet the growing demand for its product. Carlton Company offers to provide the machine to BC using the option listed below (each option gives BC exactly the same machine and gives Carlton Company approximately the same net present value cash equivalent at 10%)


Find the accumulated amount A if $3100.00 is invested at the interest rate of 7.855%/year compounded daily for 12 years. Find the effective rate corresponding to a 3.95%/year compounded daily. Find the present value of $75,000 due in 5 yr at 9.3%/year compounded monthly. David owns $30,000 of 15-yr public bonds. T

Money and Banking: Behavior of Interest Rates; Theory of Asset Demand

Chapter 5: Only answers questions #1,#10,#12,#16 Chapter 8: Only answers questions #1,#5,#14,#15 Respond to the: The Behavior of Interest Rates and Economic Anaylsis of Financial Respond to the Extra Credit Question: What do you think is the most important part of the Theory of Asset Demand? Why. All questions that ar

Calculate the compound interest and present value

Calculate the compound interest for the following: $10,000 invested for 10 years at 10% compounded annually $4,000 invested for 7 years at 8% compounded annually Calculate the present value for the following: $400 to be received 10 years from now discounted back to the present at 10% $600 to be received 5 year

Finance: Juanita's present value of tax shield; Tip-Top's cost of equity capital

I need help with the following Finance questions: Please show me a step-by-step solution. Juanita's Steak House has $12,000 of (perpetual) debt outstanding that is selling at par and has a coupon rate of 8%. The tax rate is 34%. What is the present value of the tax shield? The Tip-Top Paving Co. has a beta of 1.11, a cost

Effective Cost of Trade Credit & Annual Interest Rate

The D. J. Masson Corporation needs to raise $500,000 for 1 year to supply working capital to a new store. Masson buys from its suppliers on terms of 3/10, net 90, and it currently pays on the 10th day and takes discounts, but it could forgo discounts, pay on the 90th day, and get the needed $500,000 in the form of costly trade c

Mime Theatrical Supply: calculate effective interest rate

Mime Theatrical Supply is in the process of negotiating a line of credit with two local banks. The prime rate is currently 8 percent. The terms follow: Bank Loan Terms 1st National 1 percent above prime rate on a discounted basis and a 20 percent compensating balance on the face value of the loan. 2nd National 2 percen

Calculate the return if the bank compounds annually

The formula for calculating the amount of money returned for an intitial deposit into a bank account or CD is given by: A is the amount of the return P is the principal amount initially deposited R is the annual interest rate (expressed in decimal) T is the number of years Carry all the calculations to six decimals on ea

Effective Annual Rates: 2 calculations

A company needs to arrange financing for its expansion program. Bank "1" offers to lend the company the rquired funds on a loan where the interest must be paid monthly and the quoted rate is 8%. Bank "2" will charge 9% with interest due at the end of the year. What is the difference in the effective annual rates charged by the t

Nominal rate of interest on a 25 year BBB bond in several sets of circumstances

Compute the nominal rate of interest on a 25 year BBB bond issue for a company given the following sets of circumstances: 1. The default risk premium is estimated to be the difference between the average yield on BBB rated bonds (12.75%) and 25 year treasury bonds (5.15%). 2. Due to the questionable economic outlook of s

401(K) Plan

Your friend, Sal, wants to know how much he would save in taxes by contributing to his 401(k) plan. He can invest up to 10% of his income into the plan. His current income is US$50,000 per year, and he is in the 25% tax bracket. In a memo to your friend that outlines how much he would save in taxes by contributing to his 401(


Felix Company has a $140,000 balance in Accounts Receivable and a $1,000 debit balance in Allowance for Doubtful Accounts. Credit sales for the period totaled $900,000. What is the amount of the bad debt adjusting entry if Felix uses a percentage of receivables basis (at 10%)? a. $15,000 b. $14,000 c. $16,000 d. $15,

Ordinary Annuities, Present and Future Values

A. Joe won a lottery jackpot that will pay him $12,000 each year for the next ten years. If the market interest rates are currently 12%, how much does the lottery have to invest today to pay out this prize to Joe over the next ten years? B. Mary just deposited $33,000 in an account paying 10% interest. She plans to leave the

After-tax cost of debt, yield to maturity

Problem # 11-3 Calculate the after-tax cost of debt under each of the following conditions. Yield Corporate Tax Rate a. ..... 8.0 % 18 % b. ....12.0 % 34 % c. ....10.6 % 15 % Problem # 11-9 Mead Corporation is plannin

Devon Harris: Amortization Schedule for bond interest and discount amortization

Devon Harris Company sells 10% bonds having a maturity value of $2,000,000 for $1,855,816. The bonds are dated January 1, 2007, and mature January 1, 2012. Interest payable annually on January 1. Instructions: Set up a schedule of interest expense and discount amoritzation under the effective interest method (Hint: the e

Impact of interest rates on stock market values: create a graph

Suppose you hear a stock broker state that when interest rates fall, the stock market tends to rise. Create a graph to explain this particular reasoning using the following 1. What are the axis? 2. Describe the slope - positive, negative? 3. What factors would cause a movement along the graph? 4. What factors might caus

Solving for the Present Value of Money

The presents value P that will amount to A dollars in 'n' years with interest compounded annually at annual interest rate 'r' is given by P=A(1+r)^(-n). Find the present value that will amount to $50,000 in 20 years at 8% compounded annually.

Compound interest

How much should you deposit at the end of the month into an IRA that pays 8% compounded monthly to have $1million when you retire in 36 years? how much of the $1 million comes from interest? In order to have $1 million in 36 years, you should deposit ? each month ? of the $1 million comes from interest ? Round to the ne


The principal represents an amount of money deposited in a savings account subject to compound interest at the given rate A. use the formula A=P(1+r)t for one compounding period per year or A=P(1+r/n)nt for n compounding periods per year to find how much money there will be in the account after the given numbers of years. Assum

Interest rate risk, credit rationing and minimum capital

1) Interest Rate Risk a) What is interest rate risk? b) Discuss briefly the interest rate risk for Finansbank and make suggestions to deal with it 2) Credit Rationing a) What is credit rationing? b) From a practical point of view how would you proceed to distinguish credit rationing from a decline in credit supply?

Effective annual interest of trade discounts

Trade Credit Rates - What effect will the following actions have on the implicit interest rate charged to customers that pass up the cash discount? State the effective annual interest rate for these terms. Discuss why a buyer would want to maybe borrow money to be able to take advantage of the cash discount terms rather than

Bonds and interest payments

1.Bond ISU 6 3/4 15 If I own 25 of these bonds, how much money will I receive on the next coupon payment date?