Alexander Enterprises leases property to Hamilton, Inc. Because Hamilton is experiencing financial difficulty, Alexander agrees to receive five rents of $20,000 at the end of each year, with the rents deferred 3 years. What is the present value of the five rents discounted at 12%?
The present value of five rents received is $51,316.2.
A lease is defined as the contract outlining the terms under which a party agrees to rent an asset such as property or machine by another party.
Ricky Fowler borrowed $70,000 on March 1, 2015. This amount plus accrued interest at 6% compounded semiannually is to be repaid March 1, 2025. To retire this debt, Ricky plans to contribute to a debt retirement fund five equal amounts starting on March 1, 2020, and for the next 4 years. The fund is expected to earn 5% per annum. Instructions How much must be contributed each year by Ricky Fowler to provide a fund sufficient to retire the debt on March 1, 2025?
Using the appropriate interest table, provide the solution to each of the following four questions by computing the unknowns.
(a) What is the amount of the payments that Ned Winslow must make at the end of each of 8 years to accumulate a fund of $90,000 by the end of the eighth year, if the fund earns 8% interest, compounded annually?
(b) Robert Hitchcock is 40 years old today and he wishes to accumulate $500,000 by his sixty-fifth birthday so he can retire to his summer place on Lake Hopatcong. He wishes to accumulate this amount by making equal deposits on his fortieth through his sixty-fourth birthday. What annual deposit must Robert make if the fund will earn 8% interest compounded annually?
(c) Diane Ross has $20,000 to invest today at 9% to pay a debt of $47,347. How many years will it take her to accumulate enough to liquidate the debt?
(d) Cindy Houston has a $27,600 debt that she wishes to repay 4 years from today; she has $19,553 that she intends to invest for the 4 years. What rate of interest will she need to earn annually in order to accumulate enough to pay the debt?
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