A tractor company is offering $0 down and 0% financing for 60 months. If the tractor costs, $16,618 and your cost of capital is 10%, what is the equivalent cash price today?

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Answer for 10/20/2014 problem:

(N=360,I=4,PV=100,000,FV=0) PMT=$477.42

(N=360,I=5,PV=100,000,FV=0) PMT=$536.82

$ increase $ 59.40

% increase = $59.40 / $477.42 = 12.44%