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## Calculator Problem – 08/11/2014

If you put \$8,000,000 in the bank earning 1%,, how long can you spend \$45,000 a month?

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Answer for 07/28/2014 problem:
(N=360,I=5,PV=135,000,FV=0)  PMT=\$724.71

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## Calculator Problem – 07/28/2014

You buy acreage for \$150,000 with 10% down and the balanced carried over 30 years but the note will balloon in 20 years at 5% interest.  What is the monthly payment?

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Answer for 07/14/2014 problem:

(N=12,PV= -85,PMT=0,FV=140) I=50.95%

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## Calculator Problem – 07/14/2014

You have been paying a vendor \$140 every year, for several years, for a special service.  Recently, the vendor had a special offer that you can buy two years of service if you pay \$225 today.  What would be the return on your money (monthly compounding) if you took the offer?

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Answer for 06/30/2014 problem:

(N=360,I=8,PV=0,PMT= -300) FV= 447,107.83

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## Calculator Problem – 06/30/2014

If you make \$2000 a month and contribute 10% into a 401k and the company matches dollar for dollar up to 5% and the 401k makes 8% per year, how much would you have after 30 years?

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Answer for 06/16/2014 problem:

(N=480,I=10,PV=0,PMT=100) FV= 632,407.96
\$632,407.96 – \$75,936.88 = \$556,471.08
240 * \$100 = \$24,000

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## Calculator Problem – 06/16/2014

If you invested \$100 a month at 10% for 40 years instead of 20 years, how much more money would you have?  How much more would you have invested?

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Answer for 06/02/2014 problem:

(N=240,I=10,PV=0,PMT=100) FV=75,936.88

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## Calculator Problem – 06/02/2014

If you invested \$100 a month for 20 years at 10%, how much money would you have?

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Answer for 05/19/2014 problem:

(N=240,I=8,PMT=1000,FV=0) PV= \$119,554.29

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## Calculator Problem – 05/19/2014

What would you pay today for 240 payments of \$1000 if you wanted to earn 8% on your money?

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(N=360,I=8,PV=30,000,FV=0) PMT=220.13
(N=360,I=5,PMT=220.13,FV=0) PV=\$41,006.17

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## Calculator Problem – 05/05/2014

You find someone that will sell their house for \$100,000.  She wants \$30,000 at closing and will carry the balance amortized for thirty years at 5%. You create two notes: one for \$70,000 for her to keep and another one to sell. You find a note buyer that is happy with an 8% return and will buy the note at closing.  If both notes have the same terms, what will the face amount of the second note need to be?

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Answer for 04/21/2014 problem:

(N=48,PV= -11,250,PMT=345,FV=0) I=20.44%

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## Calculator Problem – 03/24/2014

You have two financing options when borrowing \$15,000 over five years.  You can make monthly payments at 4.25% or annual payments at 4.5%.  What would the annual difference between the two options be?

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Answer for 03/10/2014 problem:

(I=21,PV=5000,PMT= -125,FV=0) N=69.40 months

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## Calculator Problem – 03/10/2014

If you purchased a car and borrowed \$5,000.00 at a reasonable 21% interest with payments of \$125 a month, how long would it take to payoff the loan?

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Answer for 02/24/2014 problem:

(N=480,I=15,PV=0,PMT= -20) FV=\$620,321.10