Determine the amount that must be deposited now at compound interest to provide the desired sum for each of the following: 1. Amount to be invested for 10 years at 6% per annum, compounded semiannually, to equal $17,000. 2. Amount to be invested for 2 1/2 years at 8% per annum, compounded quarterly, to equal $5,000. 3. A
What is "time value of money" mean? Why is the concept important to both businesses and individuals?
This posting addresses the following questions: What does the concept "time value of money" mean? Why is the concept important? What are some practical applications of this concept for businesses? For individuals? What assumptions have to be accepted when discussing the "time value of money"?
1) At the end of 2005, Uma Corporation was considering undertaking a major long-term project in an effort to remain competitive in its industry. The production and sales departments determined the potential annual cash flow savings that could accrue to he firm if it acts soon. Specifically, they estimate that a mixed stream o
5.1 Future value: Chuck Tomkovick is planning to invest $25,000 today in a mutual fund that will provide a return of 8 percent each year. What will be the value of the investment in 10 years? 5.30 Patrick Seeley has $2,400 that he is looking to invest. His brother approached him with an investment
Assumptions: 1. Your required rate of return until retirement is 8% 2. Your retirement payout will be a fixed payment, and will be adjusted for a much more conservative return of 5%. This will be your return on the payout until you die. Process: Using the time value of money, you will need to calculate how much you
1. Simple Interest versus Compound Interest - First City Bank pays 8 percent simple interest on its savings account balances, whereas Second City Bank pays 8 percent interest compounded annually. If you made $5,000 deposit in each bank, how much more money would you earn from your Second City Bank account at the end of 10 years
After graduation, you plan to work for Mega Corporation for 10 years and then start your own business. You expect to save $5,000 a year for the first 5 years and $10,000 annually for the following 5 years, with the first deposit being made a year from today. In addition, your grandfather just gave you a $10,000 graduation gift
The following retirement problem is often used to illustrate important aspects of savings and compound interest - see what you can learn by working the problem. Pat and Chris are both recent MBA graduates and are each 25 years old. They both plan on retiring when they are 65 years old. Pat has decided to put $5,000 into an
1. Calculate the future value of $2000 in a) 5 years at an interest rate of 5% per year. b) 10 years at an interest rate of 5% per year. c) 5 years at an interest rate of 10% per year. d) Why is the amount of interest earned in pat (a) less than half the amount of interest earned in part (b)? 2. You are thinking of r
1) Calculate the future value of $2000 in a) 5 years at interest rate of 5% per year b) 10 years at an interest rate of 5% per year c) 5 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 (b) 2) You are thinking of retiring. Your
Problem 1 chapter 4 You have just taken out a five-year loan from a bank to buy an engagement ring. The ring costs $5000.You plan to put down $1000 and borrow $4000. You will need to make annual payments of $1000 at the end of each year. Show the timeline of the loan from your prospective. How much would the timeline differ if
Need help with the following problems. I would like see how to solve each problem with a formula and what inputs you would use when using a financial calculator. 1. Your parents are giving you $500 a month for five years while you attend college to earn both a bachelor's and a master's degree. At a 7 percent discount rate, w
There are 3 parts to this; part of this has been completed 1. Present value calculation 2. Future value of annuity: ordinary annuity and annuity due 3. Loan interest deductions 1. Present value calculation: A PVIF  1  (1  0.02)4  ?? B PVIF  1  (1  0.10)2 
Can you help? I'm stuck on a few True/False questions... Chapter 1 1. A financial analyst is responsible for maintaining and controlling the firm's daily cash balances. Frequently manages the firm's short-term investments and coordinates short-term borrowing and banking relationships. 2. Finance is concerned
Please see the attached file. 1. I am getting ready to buy a new car. I plan on spending $35,000 for the car and I believe my current car has a $17,000 trade-in value and I make no additional downpayment. I keep my vehicles 5 years but would like a three-year loan. What will my monthly car payment be at the end of each
1. The terms of a loan indicate how often interest is compounded. () True False 2. To compound daily means to compound 360 times a year. () True False 3. The number of compounding periods for $6,600.00 at 12% compounded quarterly for 15 years is 30 periods. () True Fals
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Explain the concept of the time value of money. You will need to include and define/explain the concepts of "future value", annuities, present value, cash flows, compound interest and opportunity cost in your answer
A recent article at MSN was "Droid Versus Pre Versus iPhone: A Cost of Ownership Reality Check: Which of these three hot handsets will cost you the most over two years?" By Ian Paul, PC World. (It can be found at the following although it is not needed for this question as the data is listed below.) http://tech.msn.com/pr
Jamison Inc. shows the following information on its 2009 income statement: sales= $196,000, costs=$104,000, other expenses= $6,800, depreciation expense = $9,100, interest expense = $14,800, taxes= $21,455, dividends = $10,400. In addition, you are told that the firm issued $5,700 in new equity during 2009 and redeemed $7,300 i
? Calculate the future value of the following: ? o $5,000 compounded annually at 6% for 5 years o $5,000 compounded semiannually at 6% for 5 years o $5,000 compounded quarterly at 6% for 5 years o $5,000 compounded annually at 6% for 6 years ? ? Answer the following: What conclusions can be drawn about the frequen
1.Find the compound amount if $6,400 is invested for 2 years at 12% compounded monthly. What difference would compounding daily make in this example? 2.Deposits of $1,000, $1,100 and $680 were made into a savings account, the first two years ago, the second 18 months ago, the third 6 months ago. How much is in the account no
Sally and Ed have approached you with their financial problems, described below. Situation #1 Sally and Ed have $10,000 cash to invest with a bank offering a 4% interest rate. They are not sure whether to invest the cash with the interest compounded quarterly, semi-annually, or annually. Calculate the balance at the end o
Susan Lee who is 26 years-old has a new job with Inspiron. She is planning to start her own business in 8 years so she has two options to start saving money to open her shop: 1) She can participate in 401K plan that the company offers as part of the employee benefit package. She can afford to contribute $5,000 each year to he
Your answer "I think that driving a car and the time value of money are a good analogy. First, the longer you drive your car, the more gasoline you use. Hence, at the end of the journey, that is when you reach your destination, the value of the gasoline in the automobile is much less than when you started the journey. Second, th
1.16 At an interest rate of 8% per year, $10,000 today is equivalent to how much (a) 1 year from now and (b) 1 year ago? 1.20 Certain certificates of deposits accumulate interest at 10% per year simple interest. if a company invests $240,000 now in these certificates for the purchase of a new machine 3 years from now, how
Sample Business Analysis questions: present value, risk-free rate, total return, dividends and more...
1. Find the present value of a payment stream of $100 per year for the first fifteen years and $200 per year for the next five years, given a 12% discount rate. 2.A company stock was priced at $15 per share two years ago. The stock sold for $13 last year and now it sells for $18. What was the total return for owning this com
Ms. Ima Rich has just passed away. In her will she has left your not-for-profit organization $2 million dollars to be paid out in annual installments of $100,000 a year for the next twenty years. The executive director of your organization wants the money now to purchase a new headquarters. You have been charged with find
Details: Townscape has been on a five year run of consistent growth. The economy has since begun a downturn and the city government must now decide whether to place a hold on future growth. As a member of the city council you have been asked to consider the pros and cons of new development and its impact on current services. Con
1. Your parents will retire in 18 years. They currently have $ 250,000, and they think they will need $ 1,000,000 at retirement. What annual interest rate must they earn to reach their goal, assuming they don't save any additional funds? 2. You have $ 42,180.53 in a brokerage account, and you plan to deposit an additional $