Subject: Business    / Finance   
Question

1. What is the present value of $ 55,000 to be received 5 years from today, assuming an annual discount rate of 9 percent? Round your answer to 2 decimal places; for example 2345.25.

2. Suppose you make a one-time $ 15,000 investment into an account that yields a 9% annual return. If you keep the account for 8 years, what should be the account balance? Round your answer to 2 decimal places; for example 2345.25.

3.Today is Janet’s 23rd
birthday. Starting today, Janet plans to begin saving for her retirement. Her plan is to contribute $2,000 to a brokerage account each year on her birthday. Her first contribution will take place today. Her 42nd and final contribution will take place on her 64thbirthday. Her aunt has decided to help Janet with her savings, which is why she gave Janet $10,000 today as a birthday present to help get her account started. Assume that the account has an expected annual return of 13 percent. How much will Janet expect to have in her account on her 65thbirthday? Round your answer to 2 decimal places; for example 2345.25.