Question:Will Smith will receive $80,000 5 years from now, from a trust fund established by his father. Assuming the appropriate interest rate for discounting is 12% (compounded semiannually), what is the present value of this amount today?
The present value of the amount today is $44671
Trust Fund is defined as the amount of money or property which someone owns after inheriting it from an ancestor but is kept invested for them.
John Fillmore’s lifelong dream is to own his own fishing boat to use in his retirement. John has recently come into an inheritance of $400,000. He estimates that the boat he wants will cost $300,000 when he retires in 5 years. How much of his inheritance must he invest at an annual rate of 8% (compounded annually) to buy the boat at retirement?
(Analysis of Alternatives) Julia Baker died, leaving to her husband Brent an insurance policy contract that provides that the beneficiary (Brent) can choose any one of the following four options. (a) $55,000 immediate cash. (b) $4,000 every 3 months payable at the end of each quarter for 5 years. (c) $18,000 immediate cash and $1,800 every 3 months for 10 years, payable at the beginning of each 3-month period. (d) $4,000 every 3 months for 3 years and $1,500 each quarter for the following 25 quarters, all payments payable at the end of each quarter.
Instructions If money is worth 2½% per quarter, compounded quarterly, which option would you recommend that Brent exercise?
Alan Jackson invests $20,000 at 8% annual interest, leaving the money invested without withdrawing any of the interest for 8 years. At the end of the 8 years, Alan withdraws the accumulated amount of money. Instructions (a) Compute the amount Alan would withdraw assuming the investment earns simple interest. (b) Compute the amount Alan would withdraw assuming the investment earns interest compounded annually. (c) Compute the amount Alan would withdraw assuming the investment earns interest compounded semiannually
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