A $2000 bill can be paid today with a 5% discount or with four monthly payments with no discount. What would be the return on your money if you paid it all today?

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Answer to 09/24/2012 problem:

(N=96,I=8,PMT=0,FV=25,000) PV= -13,210.34

(N=180,I=8,PMT=0,FV=25,000) PV= -7,559.90

$50,000.00 + $13,210.34 + $7,559.90 = $70,770.24