We've read about embedded learning, digital collaboration, RID, SME outsourcing, social networking, etc. I would like you to go back and look at these concepts and write about how they might impact training in the future (for the good or bad!).
1. Paul Bearer may elect to take a lump-sum payment of $25,000 from his insurance policy or an annuity of $3,200 annually as long as he lives. How long must Paul anticipate living for the annuity to be preferable to a lump sum if his opportunity rate is 8%? a) Approximately 8 years b) Approximately 10 years c) Approximately
You are saving for the college education of your two children. They are two years apart in age; one will begin college 15 years from today and the other will begin 17 years from today. You estimate your children's college expenses to be $21,000 per year per child, payable at the end of each school year. The annual interest rate
Superannuation: Defined Benefit v Accumulation Fund....when deciding, what's the impact of inflation?
What is the difference between inflation and the 'time value of money'? Please explain what issues relating to the concept of the 'time value of money' might be important when choosing between a defined benefit or an accumulation super fund. Are all defined benefits calculated the same way? I have been given an equation o
1. Lyle O 'Keefe invests $30,000 at 8% annual interest, leaving the money invested without withdrawing any of the interest for 8 years. At the end of the 8 years, Lyle withdrew the accumulated amount of money. A) Compute the amount Lyle would withdraw assuming the investment earns simple interest. B) Compute the amoun
You are considering expanding your line of equipment and apparel for high school athletic teams to include soccer teams. Based on research conducted by the marketing department, you estimate an increase in sales for your division of $150,000 per year for the first 2 years, and then $250,000 per year over the following 3 years. T
1) You are considering buying an expensive Fancycar MSRP $99,000. The dealer has offered you 2 alternatives for purchasing the car: a. You buy the car for $90,000 I cash and get a $9,000 discount b. You can buy the car for $99,000 with a down payment of $39,000. The balance is a zero interest loan to be paid back in 36 equal
Today is Sarah's 30th birthday. Five years ago, Sarah opened a brokerage account when her grandmother gave her $25,000 for her 25th birthday. Sarah added $2,000 to this account on her 26th birthday, $3,000 on her 27th birthday, $4,000 on her 28th birthday, and $5,000 on her 29th birthday. Sarah's goal is to have $400,000
Retrieve ACS financials (attached) and note how they allocates common costs to a division, product, or service. Recast that report with unallocated costs and comment on the usefulness of that revised report. If you cannot identify specific actual amounts, make reasonable estimates for the report. When you make estimates indi
Time Value of Money and its sub-concepts (Present Value, Future Value, Present Value of Annuity and Future Value Annuity) explained with examples.
Describe the four time value of money concepts - present value, present value of an annuity, future value, and future value of annuity. Describe the characteristics of each concept and give an example of how each one would be used.
Suppose you are a loan officer for a bank. A start-up company has qualified for a loan. You are pondering various proposals for repayment: 1. Lump sum of $500,000 four years hence. How much will you lend if your desired rate of return is: a. 12%, compounded annually? b. 16%, compounded annually? 2. Repeat number 1, but
Johnny has a technology that will be available in the near term. He anticipates his first annual cash flow from the technology to be $215,000, received two years from today. Subsequent annual cash flows will grow at 4% in perpetuity. What is the present value of the technology if the discount rate is 10%? What is the relati
Read the below articles. Harrington, Lisa, (2007 May) Designing the Perfect Warehouse, Inboundlogistics.com, assessed Oct. 5, 2009. Bob Trebilcock, (2008, Jan) The Multi-Modal Warehouse, Modern Materials Handling (Warehousing Management Edition) Boston: Vol. 63, Iss. 1, pg 40, 1 pgs. David Drickhamer, (2006, Feb) Chang
Given emerging information technology, there is controversy about the continuing viability of this marketing concept. One view of how the concept may continue to evolve is from a renowned futurist, Thomas Frey. Using the following websites: (miami dade) http://www.mdpls.org/; http://www.davinciinstitute.com/page.php?ID=120
Problem At the end of 1922, your great grandfather (g.g.f.) established a trust fund to be used in order to help a later generation of the family obtain a university education. The ultimate beneficiary of the trust is required to draw the trust's balance in 36 equal monthly instalments starting at the beginning of the first y
Assume that you inherited some money. A friend of yours is working as an unpaid intern at a local brokerage firm, and her boss is selling securities that call for 4 payments, $50 at the end of each of the next 3 years, plus a payment of $1,050 at the end of Year 4. Your friend says she can get you some of these securities at a
1. Your friend says, 'I just got out of an accounting lecture about future value and present value. Frankly, I don't have a clue what the professor was talking about, and we have a quiz on Wednesday. Help!'What would you tell your friend? How would you help him/her out? Clearly and concisely explain what is meant by the time v
If you invest $100,000 today at 12% per year over the next 15 years, what is the most you can spend in equal amounts out of the fund each year over that time.
You are interested in saving money for your first house. Your plan is to make regular deposits into a brokerage account which will earn 14 percent. Your first deposit of $5,000 will be made today (January 1st). You also plan to make four additional deposits at the beginning of each of the next four years. Your plan is to inc
E6-3 (Computation of Future Values and Present Values) Using the appropriate interest table, answer each of the following questions. (Each case is independent of the others.) (a) What is the future value of $7,000 at the end of 5 periods at 8% compounded interest? (b) What is the present value of $7,000 due 8 periods hence, di
Ken is 63 years old and unmarried. He retired at age 55 when he sold his business, Understock.com. Though Ken is retired, he is still very active. Ken reported the following financial information this year. Assume Kenâ??s modified adjusted gross income for purposes of the bond interest exclusion and for determining the taxabili
Discounted cash flow analysis is also called time value of money analysis. It is the technique to covert a cash flow amount occurring at one time point into a cash flow amount occurring at another time point with the equivalent value. It is said that this technique is fundamentally important in any investment analysis, particula
You are a financial analyst in corporate treasury. The company is prepared to go forward with a $50 million bond issue. The term is 20 years, coupon 5.56 percent (paid semiannually), and $1,000 face value per bond. As is customary, on the day of the issue, the investment banker's call with any updated information on the market b
3. Calculate the future value of $2000 in a. Five years at an interest rate of 5% per year b. Ten years at an interest rate of 5% per year c. Five years at an interest rate of 10% per year d. Why is the amount of interest earned in part (a) less than half the amount of interest earned in part (b)?
1) Bill has the chance to invest in a project that will generate year-end cash inflows of $1,500 each year for 2 yrs, $2,000 for each of the next 3 yrs, and $5,000 at the end of year 6. The required rate of return is 13.5% compounded annually. If the cost to invest in this project is $8,200, what is the Net Present Value of th
Please review the attached file.
Please see the attachment. 11. What is the future value in three years of $1,000 invested in an account with a stated annual interest rate of 8%, (a). Compounded annually? (b). Compounded semiannually? (c.). Compounded monthly? (d). Compounded continuously? (e). Why does the future value increase as the compounding
In accounting, the term "time value of money" is used to indicate a relationship between time and money. What is the difference in simple versus compound interest? Discuss why accountants should have an understanding of compound interest, annuities, and present value concepts. So what you can do is go over the present, future
After a protracted legal case Joe won a settlement that will pay him $11,000 each year at the end of the year for the next 10 year If the market interest rates are currently 5% exactly how much should the court invest today assuming end of year payment so there will be nothing left in the account after the final payment is made?
TVM Issues a) You are planning a round-the-world travel extravaganza with friends, with the departure date five years from today. The cost of such a trip today is $10,000, but you expect the cost in five years to increase at the expected rate of inflation (2%). You are only able to invest $150 per month (times are tough!) t